Everything you do in a kitchen is made up of several small steps. Some of these steps are done every day, while others are done only once in awhile. None of these steps will lead you to a finished product, but they do give you something that will be used in a larger recipe. It's all about the basics, & correct preparation is the key. Sample Clip
The chefs, nutritionists, researchers at the CIA take a fresh look at how to prepare food that is both healthful/flavorful. Discusses nutritional facts, food category basics, the health effects of certain foods, methods for employing healthy foods and cooking techniques in everyday production. Several cooking demonstrations. Sample Clip
Demo different methods of folding dough, how to cook puff pastry, straight dough method for baking crusty, lean dough breads. Discusses proper use of bakeshop tools and equipment, the critical time-temperature relationship, ingredient function, dough handling, characteristics of well-prepared finished bread. Sample Clip
Chef Richard Coppedge shows you how to employ his 5 unique flour blends to create delicious gluten-free baked goods. Highlights include flour-blend handling and storage, thickening soups and sauces using gluten-free roux, and step-by-step instructions for preparing molten lava cakes, 1-2-3 cookie dough, pizza crust, pancakes, pie dough, and bagels. Sample Clip
There is no better way to show your guests that you care about what you are doing than by giving them hand-made chocolates.
In this video you will:
Create a variety of liquid, soft, and firm candies such as caramels, nut brittles, dragées, and fondant. Develop useful candy-making techniques and methods Sample Clip
There are two main advantages to making your own confections – freshness and the ability to customize flavors and textures. During this program you will: Discover the proper way to melt, temper, handle, mold, and decorate chocolates. Explore the artistry of piping, filling, and sealing the chocolates. Learn to create high-quality chocolates Sample Clip
Making your own confections is a way of putting your operation one-step ahead of the competition.
During this program you will:
Learn the art of preparing cream ganache and butter ganache
Discover the finer points of working with chocolate and all the steps in making truffles, as well as knackerli and rochers Sample Clip