Since I had all the ingradients and supplies to make this I made stewp for our first home-cooked meal. Someimtes all there is to cooking is having the right ingredients and following the right recipe!
Doesn't it look yummy in our new bowls?
My husband enjoying his stewp!
I forgot to bring the recipe with me today. I'll add it later.
Here's the recipe! And I also included the recipe for Boller, delicious rolls to go with the stwep.
Beef and Barley Stew (aka "Stewp")
1 pound stew meat, cut into small pieces
2 tablespoons oil
1/2 cup barley (NOT the quick kind!)
2 medium onions, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic (or 1 clove of garlic, minced)
2 tablespoons chopped parsley (or 1 tablespoon dried parsley)
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 bay leaf
1 can chopped tomatoes
2 teaspoons Kitchen Bouquet
1 1/2 cups chopped celery
1 1/2 cups chopped carrots
1/2 meduim green pepper, diced
1/4 teaspoon thyme
Brown meat in oil in a large cooking pot. Add 6 cups water and all the ingredients down to the Kitchen Bouquet. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Add the rest of the ingredients. Cook for another hour. Take the bay leaf out and throw it away. Serve with homemade boller (see below). Enjoy!
In a large bowl combine:
5 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons yeast
1 1/4 teaspoons cardamon
In a 1-quart measuring cup, combine:
3 cups warm water
1/2 cup powdered milk
3/4 cup canola oil
Add to dry ingredients and mix well.
Keep adding flour until you can knead it.
Knead for 5-10 minutes on a floured surface or until snooth and elastic.
Let rise in a bowl 2 times, then form rolls ona greased cookie sheet.
Cover with a tea towel and let rise until doubled.
Bake about 12-15 minutes at 350F.
Remove from oven, and brush with butter while hot. Let cool on a wire rack.