Food Projects

Fall apples make super yummy pies

Fall apples make super yummy pies

My first cheese: I skipped fresh cheeses and went directly to making farmhouse cheddar.  It turned out pretty well.

My first cheese: I skipped fresh cheeses and went directly to making farmhouse cheddar. It turned out pretty well.

Taco cake: Mexican mocha cake, almond fondant cheese, vanilla corn flake lettuce, and red hot tomatoes served in a crepe shell

Taco cake: Mexican mocha cake, almond fondant cheese, vanilla corn flake lettuce, and red hot tomatoes served in a crepe shell

Chinese Dinner: Wood ear salad, bok choy, gluten square dish whose name does not translate well to English, and soup dumplings

Chinese Dinner: Wood ear salad, bok choy, gluten square dish whose name does not translate well to English, and soup dumplings

Chocolate orange, matcha red bean, pad Thai, and Mexican mocha macaron cookies.

Chocolate orange, matcha red bean, pad Thai, and Mexican mocha macaron cookies.

Sake brewing: I found a simple household sake recipe and decided to give it a try

Sake brewing: I found a simple household sake recipe and decided to give it a try

One of my first forays into winemaking

One of my first forays into winemaking

Fig-rosemary-bacon-caramelized onion jam.  I wish I was able to reproduce this.

Fig-rosemary-bacon-caramelized onion jam. I wish I was able to reproduce this.

Kimchi is the bomb-diggity, yo

Kimchi is the bomb-diggity, yo

Mushroom-goat cheese stuffed tortellini

Mushroom-goat cheese stuffed tortellini

One of my first forays into cake decorating

One of my first forays into cake decorating

Crab boil starring crab I caught earlier in the day

Crab boil starring crab I caught earlier in the day

An assortment of candy sushi

An assortment of candy sushi

Ciabatta rolls: My first time making ciabatta bread after bingewatching a popular British baking show

Ciabatta rolls: My first time making ciabatta bread after bingewatching a popular British baking show

The arduous task of grape pressing

The arduous task of grape pressing

I spent a day working in a professional bakery

I spent a day working in a professional bakery

Spontaneous dessert when the strawberries were ripe

Spontaneous dessert when the strawberries were ripe

Cream cheese gelatin molded hand filled with krab and cocktail sauce

Cream cheese gelatin molded hand filled with krab and cocktail sauce

Swedish traditional buns

Swedish traditional buns

Mystery Red Wine: My friend offered wine grapes, and I said yes.

Mystery Red Wine: My friend offered wine grapes, and I said yes.