I have to admit I wasn’t too excited about this challenge at first. I didn’t see how the empanada gallega (which is a kind of shallow savory pie with a bread crust) belonged into the Daring Bakers just because it had yeast on it. Plus there was no exciting novelty factor either. My grandmother is from Galicia, so I have empanada gallega often. And while it’s a delicious and repeatedly requested dish, I’m not much of a savory cook so I didn’t feel like making a tuna and sardine pie, just to name my aunt’s staple. I could make a sweet version, of course, but I had never seen a sweet empanada gallega before. I had no idea what ingredients could be used (other than apple, which wouldn’t be fun enough!)
There’s a pretty awesome show called Pushing Daisies. It’s a few years old so you may have not heard about it, but if you haven’t, you should definitely check it out. It’s a whimsical show with the cutests sets ups and loveable characters.
It’s about a guy called Ned, who has a pretty interesting ability: he can bring the dead back to life just by touching them.