Chestnuts

How To : Create a 1920's Old Hollywood chestnut bun

First things first: The chestnut bun does indeed resemble those round brown nuts you roast by the fire around Christmastime. Composed of a high ponytail that is wrapped inward on itself and pinned up for a fanned out A-line effect, the chestnut bun has been a popular celebrit ...more

How To : Origami a chestnut Japanese style

Fold an origami chestnut. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams. Diagrams for each origami works are printable on B5 and A4 paper. These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a chestnut ...more

How To : Roast chestnuts in your oven

In this video, we learn how to roast chestnuts in your oven. First, place some cold water in a large pot, then drop in your chestnuts. After this, let these come to a boil after turning the heat on. Once this turns into a roaring boil, turn the heat off and let these sit for 2 ...more

How To : Roast Some Chestnuts Over an Open Fire Properly

Regardless of the time of year, well, mostly regardless of the time of year anyways, sitting next to an open fire at night, cuddling with the person you care about while the smells of roasting chestnuts over the open fire fill your senses, nothing could be better. If you've al ...more

How To : Make chestnut paling

Learn how to make chestnut paling using a paling machine from Aly May in simple steps. First tie the strings up and down in a wooden pole according to the length you need. Start by placing the wood in between the strings upside down fitting perfectly. Now roll the machine to t ...more

How To : Make chestnut pasta with pesto

Julia Child and her guest demonstrate how to make chestnut pasta with pesto. This hand-formed troffie pasta, made of chestnut flour, which provides a nutty, sweet flavor, is served with pesto, a fragrant basil and garlic sauce. Make chestnut pasta with pesto. Click through to ...more

How To : Make Filipino Pork Siomai (Steamed Pork Dumplings)

Ingredients 2 ¼ lbs. ground pork 1 cup shrimp, minced 2 cups water chestnuts, minced 5 Tbsp. sesame oil 1 Tbsp. ground black pepper 1 cup onion, minced 1 cup carrots, minced 1 ¼ cups white mushroom, minced 1 pack of square wonton wrappers ¼ cup scallions, minced 2 Tbsp. salt ...more

How To : Stir fry vegetables with oyster sauce

Ingredients: Assorted vegetables (I use cabbage, button and shitake mushrooms, baby corn, bean sprouts, and water chestnuts) 1 1/2 tbsp peanut oil (if allergic to peanut oil, canola oil will do) 3 small onions, quartered 5 tbsp oyster sauce 1/2 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp soy s ...more

How To : Make Thai stuffed chicken wings with Kai

Forget the take out tonight, cook some Thai food at home instead. Watch this how to cooking video tutorial show you how to cook Thai stuffed chicken wings. Stuffed chicken wings are served at most Thai restaurants and are sometimes called angel wings. Make these delicious appe ...more

How To : Make Filipino molo soup

Panlasangpinoy teaches you how to make Filipino molo soup. To make your soup add ground pork, chicken, minced water chestnuts, fish sauce, shrimp, salt, anason seeds, onions, wonton, garlic, black pepper and eggs. Bring water in a pot to boil and add the chicken. While the chi ...more

How To : Cook stir fry rice noodles with vegetables

In this tutorial, Chef Ken Hom shows us how to make stir fry rice noodles with vegetables. First you will need to take 8 oz rice noodle and soak them in water until they are soft, then drain them. Now you need to prepare your vegetables. You will need: bean sprouts (8 oz), red ...more

How To : Make Thai garlic chicken with Kai

Forget the take out, this Thai garlic recipe is perfect for any day of the week. Watch this how to video tutorial as professional Thai chef Kai shows you how to make Thai garlic chicken. This dish is quick and delicious try it tonight. Thai garlic chicken ingredients: boneles ...more

How To : Make basic Chinese stir fry with vegetables

Are you in the mood for a good chicken and vegetable stir-fry. This recipe is quick and it is delicious. INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED: 2 chicken breasts Peapods (as many as you want) Water chestnuts (as many as you want) Baby corn (as many as you want) Salt 1 egg white C ...more

How To : Prepare chicken lettuce wraps

Tired and hungry after work? This chicken lettuce wrap is a healthy recipe that you can prepare for one or many people. Watch this two part instructional cooking video to prepare this refreshing Asian style dinner. What You Will Need: -1 lb of ground chicken -6 shitake mushro ...more

How To : Make vegetarian Oriental Shumai

In this video, we learn how to make vegetarian Oriental Shumai. You will need: 1/2 c onion, 1.5 c chopped Napa cabbage, 1 tbsp minced garlic, 1/4 c grated carrot, sesame oil, 1/4 c chopped green onion, 2 tsp grated ginger, 1/4 c chopped water chestnuts, 3/4 c bulgur wheat, 2 t ...more

How To : Make a Quick & Easy Wok Fried Rice Noodle Recipe

For this recipe the following ingredients are required: 1 head of baby bok choy 1 cup of dried or 2 cups of cooked rice noodle 7 oz of sliced lean flank beef 1 sliced chinese sausage 2 cup of diced celery, onion and carrot 4 medium sliced mushrooms and water chestnuts For mo ...more

How To : Make traditional Korean chicken soup

Yearning for some authentic Korean cuisine? You don't have to travel to Korea, but just find the right recipe to bring Korea to you! In this video presented by Aeris Kitchen, learn how to make traditional Korean chicken soup! To complete this recipe, you will need the followin ...more

How To : Prepare healthy Chinese pork potstickers

This how to video shows you how to make Chinese potstickers with pork, cabbage and a five-spice powder. This recipe is great for an easy Chinese meal that's quick and healthy. Watch and learn how to make pork and cabbage potstickers appetizers. For this recipe you will need: ...more

How To : Make Thai tuna toast

This Thai dish is a good snack or appetizer. You will need baguette bread, chunky light tuna in water, eggs, cornstarch, chopped water chestnuts, sesame seeds, choppped fresh ginger root, chopped green onion and cilantro, fish sauce, fresh pepper, sugar and vegetable oil. Make ...more

News : Try Stuffing Your Face With 5.9 Kilos of Poutine

Ever had poutine? It's a Québécois dish, consisting of french fries topped in fresh cheese curd and then smothered in brown gravy. Regardless of personal taste (personally, I find it stomach churning), just imagine stuffing your face with as much poutine as possible for ten w ...more

How To : Make Filipino chicken pastel

Marinate chicken in soy sauce, calamansi juice, salt, pepper and MSG. Sauté garlic and onions in oil. Add chicken and cook until slightly brown. Add bay leaf, chorizo de Bilbao, and marinade. Stir occasionally. Add potatoes, carrots, and water. Simmer until chicken is tende ...more

How To : Make steak with stilton & mushroom sauce

Looking to make the perfect steak dinner but not sure about the details yet? Steal this recipe for steak with stilton & mushroom sauce to create a dinner that is sure to make stomach's happy. To make this meal you will need about twenty-five minutes and the following ingredien ...more

How To : Make Tulip centerpieces

Florist expert, Emily Weaver, owner of Chestnut in the Tuileries, shows Martha Stewart how to make a creative centerpiece with tulips. Materials needed are assorted tulips, large knife or clippers, ribbon, pins, 4 vases, water, cut-flower food and double-sided tape. Make Tulip ...more

How To : Define darker skin tones with nude/neutral makeup

While there exist many makeup tutorials out on the web, you'll seldom find one that applies to all skin tones. Darker skin tones in particular require a different outlook in terms of color intensity and application. In this makeup video, you'll learn how to use neutral tones ...more

News : Edible Nipples

Art or candy? Would you eat the chocolate nipples? Via Gastronomista: Bouchees Doubles, the French "design gourmand" group, creates spectactular and arresting works related to beautiful edibles. The descriptions of "Mangez Moi" reads like poetry: Le coin d’une bouche (choco ...more

News : Soba Noodle Champion Slurps 399 Bowls in 10 Minutes

Eat your heart out, Joey Chestnut. There's a new super-speed-eater in town, and she means business. 45-year-old Hatsuyo Sugawara downed an incredible number of 399 bowls of soba noodles in just ten minutes at the annual All-Japan Wanko Soba Eating Championship this past Sunda ...more

News : Eat 43 hotdogs in 10 minutes - and not puke

Speed Eater Joey Chestnut beat six-time reigning world record holder Takeru Kobayashi, eating 66 hotdogs in only 12 minutes in July 2007. How can we not admire his repulsive skills? In this Time Magazine video, he dishes secrets on HowTo speed-eat. Basically, it takes rhyth ...more

How To : Start a fire in a fireplace

Longing for the coziness of a fire? Follow these tips for a safe and successful experience. You Will Need * A fireplace * An axe * Softwood * Hardwood * Matches * Newspaper WARNING: Never use charcoal lighter, kerosene, or gasoline to start a fire in a fireplace. Step 1 Use ...more

How To : Prepare Chinese sticky rice

Chef Daisy teaches you the secrets of preparing Chinese sticky rice in simple steps. First soak the Chinese rice in water with some salt for an hour. Now use two leaves to make a cup shape, add some rice, pork, egg yolk, dry shrimp, Chinese sausage, chestnut, mushroom, green b ...more

How To : Stamp and/or emboss on a button

This video demonstrates how to emboss a button and then use it as an emblishment on a card. Start by covering your stamp with clear VersaMark Ink. Holding your button with pliers, carefully press your button onto the stamp. Next, take your embossing powder and sprinkle it on t ...more

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