Friday, April 30, 2010

How to Make Walnut and Sunflower Seed Bread

Ever since I found a whole wheat flour source in St. Petersburg, I've been trying to learn how to make bread. I haven't really gotten to the point yet where I like the process. I hate getting sticky dough all over my hands and trying to clean up all the flour afterwards.

However, can't complain about the finished result! It's nice to have homemade bread around.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

How to Make Shepherd's Pie

Call it by whatever name you prefer; here is what it looks like: a layer of ground beef and veggies crowned with a topping of mashed potatoes with a golden crust.

I don't know if there are any "rules" for this dish, but here is my latest version:


There have been too many times when I've liked a recipe, only to lose it for months or years! I also didn't want to hijack my regular blog with cooking jargon, so I'm starting an archive here.

I enjoy culinary blogs, but I always find it frustrating when people comment on how a dish looks, but don't mention how it tastes.