Imagine sinking your teeth into a flaky and buttery croissant, fresh from your own oven! Join executive pastry chef Colette Christian and learn to make four mouth-watering recipes, from the traditional to savory to sweet almond-filled pastries. Crafting perfect croissants at home might seem intimidating, but Colette breaks it down for bakers of all levels.
Joshua John Russell, award-winning cake designer and star of our Man About Cake (MAC) series, creates five cakes inspired by his most popular designs. These smaller scale, beginner-friendly cakes are just as impressive as the originals, and achievable for any home baker.
Sink your teeth into current cake decorating trends! In the Man About Cake series, originally on YouTube, Joshua John Russell partners with Bluprint to deliver incredible tips for creating modern edible masterpieces. Each week, he decorates an original cake, shares his favorite recipes and gives pointers for designing like a pro.
Fourteen pastry chefs will see if they have what it takes to outbake, outblend, and outbrulée the competition, where the main focus is the Achilles heel of most chefs: desserts. Gail Simmons returns as the host of this highly competitive series showcasing the best of the best in the world of pastry arts. Once again joining the judges' panel as head judge is Johnny Iuzzini, one of the country’s most celebrated and innovative pastry chefs and executive pastry chef at Restaurant Jean Georges. Also serving as regular judges for the series are Hubert Keller, critically acclaimed chef as well as guest judge on "Top Chef" and finalist on "Top Chef Masters," and Dannielle Kyrillos, entertaining expert and contributing editor of Food Republic.
"Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons serves as the host of Bravo's delectable delight, "Top Chef Just Desserts." Each episode holds two challenges for the pastry chefs: a Quickfire test of their basic abilities and a more involved Elimination Challenge designed to test their versatility and inventiveness. Celebrated pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini is head judge, with critically acclaimed chef Hubert Keller and DailyCandy editor-at-large Dannielle Kyrillos rounding out the judges' table.
Food.Eats.Kid. is a demonstrative cooking show for kids, fronted by Top Chef Junior finalist Milo Fleming and focused on simple foods that kids love. With a tone that's equal parts informative and absurd, our show will help kids master the basics of cooking and make them laugh with an approach that is smart, informative, and delightfully bizarre. The goals are to help kids make real foods that they aspire to cook and to make kids laugh with an approach that's totally unique.
Ever wonder what goes on inside the holiday home of "Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons? Well, we sure have! For Gail, food is a celebration — a “welcome to the table” for experiencing new flavors. In her class, she helps you master a range of merry-making recipes, from hearty roasts to giftable treats that will carry you through the season.
Cooking is all about creativity. Bringing new and unexpected flavors together is a fun (and delicious) way to express yourself, and it’s even better when you can do it with your kids! Join Top Chef alum Fabio Viviani as he puts his pizza-making skills to the test. He’s challenged to make crazy-delicious pizzas using different — and sometimes strange — ingredients, from bananas to crickets. In each episode, one of Fabio’s kid-sidekicks spins a wheel to randomly select two ingredients that he must use. And, in honor of the YouTube Pizza Challenge, they both must taste the results.
Eating healthier doesn't have to be a bore. By making simple substitutions in your baking recipes, you can bump up the nutrition and lower the cholesterol and fat content without sacrificing any flavor at all. This is what they call "having your cake and eating it too," right?
First things first: the brush embroidery decorating technique transforms frosting into something like lace embroidery. If that sounds about as difficult and unappealing as building a skyscraper with Popsicle sticks, we'll let you in on a little secret. This technique is, in fact, incredibly easy. You almost can't fail! Once you have the right tools, the rest is mostly just a squeeze here and a dab there, and before you know it, you'll be laced up and ready to go.
Avoiding baking paleo-friendly because you think it'll be too tricky? We teamed up with Bob's Red Mill and popular baking instructor Cat Ruehle to help you kiss your fears goodbye! In this one-of-a-kind freebie, Cat will guide you through all the steps you need for four crowd-favorite (and included!) recipes: Triple-chocolate chunk cookies, lemon loaf with blueberry sauce, herbed flatbread and a paleo pizza crust.