Hot Breadmaking How-Tos

How To: Prepare French toast with the Rookie Cook

A lot of people complain about France, but the French have give us lots of wonderful things French Fries, Marcel Marceau, the French kiss and don't forget about French toast. Learn how to make great tasting homemade French toast with the Rookie Cook. All you need for this breakfast recipe is thick slices of bread, eggs, milk, and sugar.

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 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: 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: Make no-knead ciabatta bread

In this tutorial, we learn how to make no-knead ciabatta bread. First, place 3 cups of flour into a large bowl with 1/4 tsp yeast, 3 tsp salt, and 2 c of warm water. Stir all of these ingredients together, then place a piece of foil over the bowl. Leave this in the room covered for 18 hours. After this, the dough will be bubbly and soft. Punch the dough down with your spatula, then oil a sheet pan and sprinkle it with corn meal. Then, spray your work surface with water and place plastic wrap ...

How To: Bake "No Knead Bread"

In this tutorial, we learn how to bake no knead bread. First, add in 3 c of flour to a large mixing bowl. Next, add in 1/4 tsp of active or instant yeast and 1 tbsp of salt. Next, add in 1.5 c of warm water and mix all ingredients together. Now, cover this with plastic wrap and let it sit overnight on the counter. Now, place the dough onto a counter with flour, then pat it down and fold it on both sides. Then, flip it over and you will have a nice ball of dough. Now, take a cotton towel and d...

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: 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: 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.

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: Make traditional naan

Check out this how-to video for making traditional naan that is so delicious that it makes your mouth water. To illustrate how naan are traditionally made, virtually visit one of your favorite Indian restaurants (Jaipur Grille in Toronto, Canada) and ask the chef to demonstrate how naan are baked in a Tandoor oven. Enjoy!

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 quick homemade bread crumbs

This video shows the viewer how to make homemade breadcrumbs. The method used is relatively simple and the only equipment used is a blender and container. The bread that is used can be stale, toasted; essentially as long as the bread is not moldy it can be used. In the video baguette ends are used. These ends are placed in an open container and allowed to air dry for up to a week. It is suggested that you cut the pieces of bread into relatively small chunks before allowing them to harden. The...

How To: Bake Irish soda bread

Irish soda bread is a sweet and flakey bread that you can make in no time at all. Just a few simple ingredients wheat & white flour, butter,lowfat butter milk and some golden raisins. This bread also freezes well.

How To: Make fresh bagels with Julia Child

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make fresh bagels. Be careful to avoid developing a skin on the outside of the bagel. Yeast is a necessary ingredient in this homemade recipe. Make fresh bagels with Julia Child.

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: 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 khaman gujarati

Bored with that plain old white bread? Don't get discouraged, get creative! Khaman gujrati is a delicious Indian appetizer you can make for yourself in your own kitchen! Add some new flavor to your life and spice things up with this recipe from Show Me The Curry. This video will show you how to cook khaman gujrati.

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: 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.

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