Lavender & Honey Shortbread Cookies

Of all of the content I've written on my blog, I have no doubt that "lavender" has been featured and tagged on here the most. I've talked about how good it smells, how lovely it looks and how it provides soothing wellness. Now I'm here to talk about how wonderful it tastes. Over the past years, …

Decadent Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

I have a “bad” habit of spotting adorable cupcake kits, swooning over the design and colours of the liners and toppers, and then impulsively buying them. I buy them thinking to myself "These would be so perfect for [insert event/Holiday]", even though I have nothing planned yet for said event/Holiday. I was lured in such a manner …

Authentic Baba Ghanouj

For my first post in the newly added category of my blog, I thought I'd start with a dish that is dear to my heart. It's a recipe that's been passed on from my Mom. I've watched her make this dish my entire life, and the aroma of roasted eggplants brings me back to my childhood, and …

New to the Blog: Recipes & Meal Ideas

People often ask me why my blog is called "My Turquoise Bag". I guess it is a bit misleading since I don't make or sell bags. Yet those who know me, know that turquoise is my favourite colour, and I am known to have a obsession for bags and purses. To me, a bag represents …