How to Make Potato Starch

How To : Make potato plastic

Ravi Carlson teaches you how to make potato plastic in this video tutorial with glycerin, a potato (or pre-made potato starch), baking soda, and white vinegar. So, don't save plastic grocery bags, or go out and buy plastic materials that will cost you millions, make your own. ...more

How To : Bake a vegan sponge cake

You won't believe its vegan, a creamy rich sponge cake that everyone will love. Serves: 12 approx Preparation: 20 mins Type: Vegan, Vegetarian, Halal, Kosher pareve passover. Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients: 6 tbsp potato starch, 175g self raising flour, 175g vegetable marga ...more

How To : Make Japanese chicken nanban with ginger sauce

Japanese food is so healthy because it gets its flavor from spices and carefully brewed stocks rather than from copious amounts of oil. But that doesn't mean Japanese food doesn't taste good (visit any sushi restaurant and order a tuna roll and you'll literally have a mouthgas ...more

How To : Make Japanese Yaki Gyoza (Fried Dumplings)

Ingredients for Yaki Gyoza (25 pieces) 120g Ground Pork (4.23 oz) 100g Cabbage (3.53 oz) 50g Onion (1.76 oz) 50g Nira - Garlic Chives (1.76 oz) - Condiments - 1/2 tbsp Soy Sauce 1/2 tsp Sugar A pinch of Pepper 1 tbsp Sake 1/2 tbsp Sesame Oil 1 tbsp Potato Starch 1 tsp Grated ...more

How To : Make the Japanese dessert fruit cream anmitsu

Fruit cream anmitsu is a delicious Japanese dessert foreign to most Western tongues. In this video, you will earn how to make it at home from scratch. Make sure there is an Asian grocery store near your house, as it requires a number of ingredients not stocked in most Western ...more

How To : Make Shrimp Tempura Sliders

This is a refreshing spring update on your classic hamburger slider. Instead of using a ground beef patty, I am using shrimp tempura. This recipe calls for fresh truffles, but fresh truffles are hard to come by so feel free to use truffle oil (it is much more affordable and wh ...more

How To : Make an ebi fry (breaded, fried prawns)

Dogs teach you about unconditional love...as well as how to fry some mean prawns. At least they do so in this recipe video. Take a look to learn how to make an ebi fry, or breaded, fried prawns. The batter consists of Panko bread crumbs and an egg, ingredients which are much ...more

How To : Cook fried chicken breasts

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook fried chicken breasts. First, place your chicken on a paper towel and then hit it with a meat tenderizer. From here, you will salt the top and bottom evenly. Finish this off with some black ground pepper and any other seasonings that you ...more

How To : Make Agedashi tofu at home

Agedashi tofu is a delicious Japanese vegetarian dish that definitely overcomes tofu's reputation in many Western minds as flavorless goo. This detailed video teaches you how to make the tofu itself and a delicious oil-based sauce to go over the top of it. After you try this d ...more

How To : Prepare a kosher potato kugel

Preparing for Passover? Try this delicious recipe for kosher potato kugel. It uses shredded carrots to add a hint of sweetness. Ingredients you will need are potatoes, onions, carrots, eggs or egg substitute, oil, all-purpose flour or for Passover, matzo meal and potato starch ...more

How To : Make bento (Japanese boxed lunch)

Learn how to make Bento with YouTube's beloved Cooking With Dog. Ingredients for Bento (serves 1) - Potato Salad - 40g Potato (1.41 oz) 10g Carrot (0.35 oz) 400cc Water (1.69 u.s. cup) 1/2 tsp Salt 4cm Cucumber (1.57 inch) A pinch of Salt 1 tbsp Sweet Corn 1/2 tsp Vinegar A ...more

How To : Make a Kobe meatloaf

Don't make a plain, old meatloaf for dinner. Make a rockstar meatloaf. This meatloaf recipe is sure to be a family favorite, and includes baking, veal, carrots, tempura, and plenty of other goodies. The perfect loaf for meat lovers. Felino Samson, chef-owner of POPS Restauran ...more

How To : Make Pizza Without Dough

I was getting kind of sick of ordering delivery pizza (this happens at least 2-3 times a month). It was time to put a spin on gourmet pizza, but I just didn't know what it would be. Without pizza dough or an oven that is capable of creating the perfect pizza crust (I don't hav ...more

How to Act Like a Food Snob : Molecular Gastronomy Edition

I first heard the term molecular gastronomy while watching an episode of Bravo's Top Chef a few seasons back. Intrigued by the concept, I sought to find out more about this modern, deconstructed type of cookery. If you happen to be around foodies and the topic of molecular gas ...more

How To : Make crispy cassava chips

These are way better than normal potato chips, big chunky cassava chips is one of the simplest recipes you can do with the cassava root. This is a delicious and simple to make Brazilian Cuisine recipe. Cassavacan be used as a replacement for potatoes, into the dough of several ...more

How To : Make Indian masala French fries with Manjula

Tired of the same old French fries? Then watch this cooking how-to video as Manjula shows you how to masala French fires. Masala French fries are in interesting twist to the classic recipe. You'll love the spicy flavor these Indian style fries have to offer. Masala French Fri ...more

How To : Make Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Trying to stay away from carbs but love starches? Why not try some spaghetti squash instead of all that pasta? Spaghetti squash is easy to prepare and can be garnished just like you would with pasta or potatoes. In this tutorial, learn how to make a delicious stuffed spaghett ...more

How to Make Indian chaat : Ragda patties (pattice)

Anuja and Hetal teaches to make an Indian chaat: Ragda patties (pattice). First add the soaked vatana with 6 cups of water and salt in a pressure cooker till a whistle blows and let it till the pressure goes down. Now add mustard seeds in a pan with some oil in it and heat til ...more

How To : Make a shepherd's pie like a chef

In this episode of The Simple Chef, host Randy Higgins demonstrates how to make a shepherd's pie. To make this recipe you will need: 1 pound lean ground beef - browned, 1 onion - diced, 1/3 cup of water, 2Tbsp corn starch, 1 packet of beef flavoring, 4 medium size potatoes - p ...more

How To : Make a soft shell crab dish

In this video we learn how to make a soft shell crab dish. First, start making the sauce with white wine, honey, peppercorns, lemon juice, and heavy cream. Let this reduce and then start another skillet with chopped onions, red peppers, green peppers, and olive oil. Add in som ...more

How To : Cook super tasty hash browns

Grog is good demonstrates how to cook some hash browns. You'll need a food processor with a grating attachment, a peeler, a knife, a cutting board, two pans, some margarine, oil, and either red or Yukon gold potato. First peel the potato and put it into the food processor. Nex ...more

How To : Make homemade French fries with Tracey Porter

Homemade French fries! They are the best. You will need: russet potatoes, canola oil (good because it can get hot and not smoke}, cooking thermometer, deep fryer or a pan or skillet that will hold 3 to 4 inches of oil, knife, paper bags or paper towels, salt and pepper. You c ...more

How To : Make homemade potato chips

Satisfy your cravings by making America’s favorite snack, the potato chip, at home. You Will Need * Four potatoes * A heavy saucepan * Peanut oil * Paper towels * A slotted spoon * Salt Step 1 Peel the potatoes and soak them for at least 30 minutes to wash away excess starch. ...more

How To : Make McDonald's Style French Fries at Home

This recipe will be a bit time consuming and may seem a bit lengthy—it can take up to an hour to complete depending how big of a batch you are making—but the end result is fantastic. That being said, here are the few things you will need. 3 or more large potatoes (any variety ...more

How To : Make Glowing Oobleck from Potatoes & Tonic Water

This magical, glowing mixture is very strange, with an equally strange name (Oobleck), because it feels like moldable pizza dough in your hands one second, and like liquified goo the next. Even stranger is the fact that this glowing "magical mud" is made from things we eat, s ...more

News : Transform potatoes into plastic! (see teddy)

Hello, potato plastic -- goodbye, petroleum plastic! Watch carefully, treehuggers. This kitchen sink chemistry is inspired by an Instructable that outlines the process of extracting starch from a potato and using it to make a resin. The scale is small here. Creator Ravi Car ...more

How To : Make Truly Crispy Roast Potatoes in the Oven

A perfectly cooked roast potato is a study in contrasts: the outside should be crisp, crunchy, and salty, while the inside is tender and fluffy. Too often, however, roast potatoes come out overcooked, greasy, and tough. But never fear! With this handy guide, you'll be able to ...more

How To : Make Beautiful, Insta-Worthy Buddha Bowls

The yogis of the internet have started a wonderful food trend that has everyone wanting to eat healthy—gorgeous buddha bowls. Okay, so maybe not everyone, but a lot of people are definitely entranced by these beautiful, multicolored meals. Buddha bowls, also known as rainbow ...more

How To : Avoid a Gravy Disaster with These Saucy Tips

Gravy is a relatively simple dish, yet it's remarkably easy to mess up. We've all experienced the disappointment of excitedly pouring gravy onto our mashed potatoes, only to realize the gravy is too runny, too lumpy, or too bland. And because gravy is so simple, even if you do ...more

How To : Chickpea Liquid Makes a Fantastic Vegan Mayonnaise

We had some friends over for a barbecue a few weeks back. Among other items, this outdoor soirée featured an epic potato salad (bacon, basil, crushed potato chips, pickles—the whole nine yards). And, like many potato salads, ours was made with a hearty amount of mayonnaise. B ...more

Your Fridge : You're Using It Wrong

When you come home from the grocery store, you probably put away every single fruit and vegetable in the bins and drawers in your refrigerator. Any fifth grader knows that fridges work to preserve food, thus everything should go in there, right? Nope! Chances are, you've been ...more

How To : 10 Common Food Myths Debunked

Common knowledge is a funny thing: it represents a majority's opinion on a particular subject and somehow makes that opinion fact. If that 'fact' goes unopposed and unchallenged, then it is passed on and preserved from one generation to the next—regardless of whether it is tru ...more

How To : 11 Weird & Wonderful Uses for Magnets

Other than sticking your crayon drawings onto your refrigerator door, magnets have a variety of unexpected and sometimes surprisingly practical uses, ranging from keeping your chip bags sealed to creating weird patterns on your nail beds using magnetic nail polish. The strong ...more

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