Day 18: Make a "stuff I like to eat" list.
My family moved to Europe when I was just six weeks old and we lived there, mostly in Vienna, Austria, until I was 14. My husband likes to joke that my bread obsession comes from growing up in a city where no weekend morning was complete without riding the city bus to pick up fresh-baked Semmeln and Schwarzbrot from the bakery down the street!
The bread was out of this world, true, but there were some cravings that couldn't be satisfied by Viennese grocery stores in the 1980s, like Mexican food. The details are hazy, but my mom tells me that at some point someone in their group of American expat friends came up with a recipe for homemade corn tortillas (which were really more like corn crêpes) and passed it along to my mom, who passed it to me when I went to college. To this day it remains the staple of my go-to weeknight meal, and my very favorite tortilla-ish recipe: