Hot Breadmaking How-Tos

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: 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: 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: 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 Qatayef Middle Eastern pancakes

Qatayef is a traditional Arabic sweet that is served during the month of Muslim fasting, Ramadan. It is very similar to pancakes but it is filled with all kinds of treats. Two fillings are shown in this video but you may get creative and use fillings of your own.

How To: Make roasted banana bread

In this video, we learn how to make roasted banana bread. You will need: 5 bananas, chopped walnuts, 1 c rum, 1 c golden raisins, 1 c apricots, 2 c flour, 2 tbsp baking soda, 1 tbsp baking powder, 1 c buttermilk, 3 eggs, 3/4 c butter, 1 c brown sugar. First, boil the raisins and rum and then grease the baking dish. Roast the bananas in the oven at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. Then, place in a bowl with the milk and mash together. After this, drain the raisins from the rum and add the brown sug...

How To: Make white bread

This white bread recipe is quick and easy but still results in the bread that any baker would be proud of making! Preparation time is 5 minutes and cooking time is 4 hours. Make white bread.

How To: Bake different breads

This video shows unrivaled faith in Chef Paul by unplugging his bread machine and allowing the master teacher to reveal the best way to make bread. Chef Paul rewards such resolve by crafting Lean Italian Bread, Braided Rich-Egg Bread and Sausage and Cheese Bread. Tom’s only complaint? The lack of preservatives will force him to make bread again real soon. "Cooking Key" Focus: Yeast «

How To: Make Irish soda bread with Julia Child

In this "Baking with Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make Irish soda bread. It is a quick bread with four ingredients: flour, salt, baking soda and buttermilk. Must bake the bread immediately after mixing buttermilk with baking soda. Make Irish soda bread with Julia Child.

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: 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: 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 Pakistani lacha paratha

If you're interested in learning new recipes and want to try a recipe for a Pakistani food, follow this video tutorial on how to make Lacha Paratha. Paratha looks similar to a tortilla, but has some subtle differences. The video guides us through what ingredients are necessary for the recipe, the steps to making the dough, rolling it, and how to cook it on a skillet. The bread requires only a few ingredients and takes only minutes to prepare and cook.

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: Make seasoned bread crumbs

If you have seasoned bread and a food processor, you too can make seasoned bread crumbs. It isn't necessarily a very tricky thing to figure out. That didn't stop chef Josh Allen from making this simple and easy-to-follow culinary guide, however. For more information, and to get started making your own seasoned bread crumbs (perfect for omelets or chicken breasts), watch this free video cooking lesson.

How To: Make a crusty and crispy French bread

With a stand mixer, making bread has never been easier. So, if in the past, you've shied away from making bread because of its complicated process, you don't need to worry anymore, especially with this crusty French bread. But don't be fooled by the crisply baked (but delicious) crust, the inside is so soft it will melt in your mouth. Check out this full video recipe for crusty French 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 oven fresh banana bread

Banana bread is a great way to use all those over ripe bananas lying on your counter. Here's a simple and tasty recipe for banana bread that everyone will love. It's fast, easy and really delicious. Watch and get the recipe for this homemade banana bread.

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: 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: Make soul food style corn bread

Two famous restaurants in New York for soul food style corn bread. Mo-Bay with chef Patrick Simpson and Amy Ruth's with chef and owner Carl Redding. Mo-Bay's signature corn muffin is used as an appetizer or dessert. The secret is the coconut and pineapple sauce. Amy Ruth's corn bread is more traditional. It is not as sweet as is eaten with the meal as a bread dish.

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