How To: Make Indian pani puri snacks

Instead of serving the same old biscuits, mashed potatoes and gravy for dinner tonight, why not take your family on an exotic taste adventure by fixing them pani puri? Pani puri is a puffed Indian flat bread that can be served with condiments like mint, tamarind water, and chili.

How To: Bake tasty banana bread with a perfectly textured batter

Bananas are a hard sell sometimes when it comes to the kitchen. If you're not eating it straight up, you might not be getting the full effect. That's why a lot of recipes fail when they include bananas, but not this one. This one's a keeper. A family recipe to be saved forever, to be made over and over again. No banana bread ever tasted this good!

How To: Make Saj bread AKA Markouk

Saj bread, also called Markouk, is a type of flat bread common in the middle eastern countries. It is baked on a domed or convex metal griddle, known as Saj. Similar to the procedures for making other flat breads, the dough of Saj bread is flattened and kept very thin prior to cooking, resulting in a very slender depth to this bread.

How To: Make sada roti from Trinidad and Tobago

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make Sada Roti. The ingredients required are: 3 cups of all purpose flour, 1 tsp of baking powder, 1-2 cups of water and a dash of salt. Mix all the ingredients together to form a dough mixture. Then cover the bowl with the mixture for 15-20 minutes. Then break the dough into 3 pieces and flatten each of the with roller. Now cook on an oven at medium-high temperature 2-3 minutes on each side. Finish by placing it in the microwave for 1 minute on hi...

How To: Bake paratha

Paratha are an Indian unleavened bread and an integral part of many Indian meals. Any subzi (vegetable) or curry dish can be fabulous when accompanied with fresh, hot parathas. Note: Chapatis are cooked without oil whereas Parathas are pan fried.

How To: Spruce up frozen store-bought bread with Betty

We all love homemade bread but sometimes there just is not enough time to start one from scratch. In this clip, Betty will show you how to turn that frozen store bought dough into something just as yummy as home baked with a few simple steps. Follow along and serve delicious bread with your next meal, straight out of the oven. Yum!

How To: Make crispy popovers with a custard filling

If you haven't tried popovers then you haven't experienced an experience that's equivalent to having fireworks lighting up in your mouth. With the fluffiest crust ever that resembles a muffin top and a hollow center just big enough to fill with custard or chocolate, it combines doughy goodness with creamy sweetness in the center.

How To: Make Indian missi roti with left over daal

Have you ever had just a little bit of daal leftover and you didn’t know what to do with it? Maybe it wasn’t even enough for one person, let alone your whole family. If this is you, then try this delicious recipe for missi roti (also known as daal roti) which is Indian unleavened bread made with flour and daal, or lentils. It has the goodness of carbs and protein all in one shot! Watch this how to video to learn how to make Indian style flat bread called missi roti.

How To: Bake rice cooker bread

Great recipe - it really works. From Yakitate Japan, a really good anime series. Baking bread usually means turning on the oven, heating up the kitchen and making a minor mess. Bake bread on the counter or stove, by baking it in a rice cooker. It's clean & easy to clean up. No oven either!

How To: Make Filipino pandesal bread

Take bread flour add little sugar salt and baking powder to it. In another bowl take fresh milk add yeast and sugar mix it thoroughly and leave it aside for 10-15 minutes. Mix the dough. to this add egg, melted butter and cooking oil to it and leave it for 10 minutes. To this add the mixture of yeast and milk which was already prepared. Knead the mixture well and by covering the bowl with a cloth leave it aside for an hour. Now on a flat surface put some dry flour and knead it properly. Now m...

How To: Make cheddar cheese drop biscuits in a skillet

Secret Ingredient host Scott Herbert prepares cheddar cheese biscuits using a non-food secret ingredient: a cast iron skillet. Learn why cast iron skillets have been an essential kitchen tool for hundreds of years and why they can be a healthy choice for your kitchen too. Follow along and see how easy these cheddar cheese drop biscuits are to make.

How To: Proof yeast

Learn how to proof yeast. Yeast is used in baking as a leavening agent, which is what makes bread and pastries light and airy. Yeast reacts with moisture, sugar, and heat to create tiny bubbles of carbon dioxide which cause the dough to expand and rise. To proof yeast, you'll need yeast, sugar, moisture and warm environment.

How To: Mix perfect homemade pastry dough

Making the perfect pie crust is easy and it cost just pennies. Watch this how to video to learn an easy recipe for pasty dough. Everyone will be raving about your homemade baked goods. All you need for the pastry dough is: flour, sugar, salt, butter, egg yolk, water and shortening.

How To: Knead, rise and shape bread dough

First of all you have to be very patient while kneading dough. You need a lightly floured surface to press the dough. Use the heel of your hand to knead the roll down and away in a rolling motion. Give the dough a quarter turn then fold it over and then push it down.

How To: Bake Homemade Dinner Rolls from Scratch

Dinner rolls help complete any decent family meal, but can the frozen dinner rolls in lieu of some fresh, homemade ones! You won't believe how easy rolls are to make, and once you hop in the kitchen and try them out, you'll never go back to the mediocre store brought brands. They're buttery and light and far superior than any pre-baked rolls.

How To: Make French baguettes using a bread machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to make French baguettes using a bread machine. To make this, you will need: 2 c water, 5 c bread flour, 2 tbsp white sugar, 2 tsp salt, 1 tbsp rapid rise years, and 1 egg yolk whisked with 1 tbsp water. Place all of your ingredients except for the yolk and water into the bread machine and let it knead the dough. When finished, sprinkle corn meal onto a hard flat surface, then shape it into baguette shapes. When finished, brush the egg yolk and water mixture ove...

How To: Create a puff-pastry cornucopia

In this video we learn how to make a puff-pastry cornucopia. This is a great centerpiece for Thanksgiving and can be used to hold different foods such as buiscuts or finger sandwiches. First we need to form the mold for the cornucopia. You take some tin foil and make about 13-16 balls. These are spacers for inside the mold. Then you cut a piece of tin foil about 30" long. You place your balls in the middle and wrap your foil up over. Start to form your cornucopia the way you like. Try to make...

How To: Braid puff pastry

The flaky, buttery qualities of puff pastry make it ideal for strudel. Look for it in the freezer aisle of the grocery store. Watch this video to learn how to braid puff pastry to make delicious strudel.

How To: Knead bread dough by hand when baking

Need to know how knead dough by hand? Then you need this quick guide from Apartment Therapy. With the proper technique, making your own loaves of bread can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about eight minutes. For more information, and to get started kneading your own bread dough, take a look.

How To: Prepare the basic dough for Chinese steamed buns

This basic dough is used to make several types of buns in Chinese cuisine including the famous barbecued pork buns. Follow along with this Asian cooking how-to video to learn how to prepare steamed bun dough. The ingredients you need for the dough recipe are: flour, warm water, sugar, active dry yeast, baking powder, and shortening. Have fun making Chinese steamed buns.

How To: Cook Scottish scones on a griddle

Scones are one of the best and most diverse of the breakfast pastries. The Scottish variety lacks the sweetness of some others but is still hearty and delicious with a coffee. This video will show you how to make a perfect batch of Scottish Scones.

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