Theme: Learning

A Collection of Mis-sses

9 April 2008

When I started to write about my cooking I made a little promise to myself to always be honest. It would be really easy to gloss over the fallen cakes and oversalted meals, the small domestic disasters that arise...

Still here, and it's spring.

9 April 2008

I don't do much with poor mekuno anymore, since I blog 8-10 times daily over at Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn. But I'm planning to give it new life by posting photos here that I can't slot in there, or...

Five for Me, Five for You...

30 August 2006

Ann over at A Chicken in Every Granny Cart tagged me for this meme that's going around - Five Things to Eat Before You Die. This was started by Melissa at The Traveler's Lunchbox, a lovely weblog where you...

Sugar High Friday: Fig-Sesame Jam

25 August 2006

In which I abandon, finally, sorbets and other frozen treats and make something different for Sugar High Friday: a sweet, rich fig jam with toasted sesame seeds. I feel so domestic...

Beginnings: Plain White Bread

21 August 2006

A study in small things that grow without any help from us - seeds, yeast. There's so much power in them - where does it come from? Also, the best bread I know how to make.

Pretty in Pink: Beet & Goat Cheese Ravioli

27 July 2006

Hot, hot pink. Creamy goat cheese and soft ricotta. Butter and tiny crunchy poppy seeds.

Squirting almonds

10 March 2006

Peeling almonds. A tutorial.

Of bones and hearts and inward parts

4 October 2004

Adventures in chicken. Looking for the giblet diagram. Where's a chicken physiology textbook when you need one?

Freezer burn and hurricanes: I decide to learn to cook properly.

3 October 2004

I decide to learn to cook. Properly. As in, making lists when I go to the grocery store, and checking dates on frozen meat. I find out you are supposed to use ground meat two to three months after freezing. Who knew?

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