Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World DVD


Item: W0305R


Learn how to make fresh corn and flour tortillas, delicious naan, and even healthy pita bread, with step-by-step instruction from James Beard Award-nominated cookbook author Meredith Deeds. Start by mastering classic focaccia and tempting Tuscan schiacciata, and get tips for adding just the right amount of your favorite toppings to avoid overwhelming your savory breads. Next, step things up a notch with potato-based focaccia, or fill it with creamy, melty cheese. Then, Meredith shows you how to create crunchy cracker-crust flatbread that delivers pizza taste minus the pizza calories. You’ll learn to make rich ghee for brushing on crowd-pleasing naan and get tips for using different fats and types of masa to make the best corn tortillas you’ve ever eaten. You’ll make from-scratch flour tortillas, too, and create pita bread that’s cooked to fluffy perfection. Plus, find out how to make pita chips – an addiction you don’t have to feel guilty about!

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Class Sessions

Ancient & Sprouted Whole Grain Breads (25:14)
Meet Peter Reinhart and get to know the terminology and benefits associated with baking bread with ancient and sprouted whole grains. Then, learn how to work with cooked whole grains and soakers as you make a multigrain Struan dough.

Shaping, Proofing & Baking the Multigrain Struan (20:44)
Channel your bread-baking powers as you shape, proof and bake the Struan loaf. Peter will also share the many delicious applications of this unique bread.

Ancient & Local Grain Hearth Breads (32:12)
Learn more about ancient whole grains and unlock Peter’s smart strategy for creating high extraction flour for use in a French country miche. Along the way, you’ll work with natural starters and instant yeast.

Breads With Cooked Whole Grains (19:50)
A multigrain country bread is up next, made with even more cooked ancient grains than the Struan. Peter shows you how to prepare the grains, explains the benefits of cold fermentation and demonstrates shaping techniques, too.

Sprouted Grain Breads (28:39)
Continue your sprouted grain education as you learn to make sprouted grain flour at home and bake it into a satisfying sprouted wheat bread. Peter also shares his method for quick and easy sprouted cornbread.

Sprouted Grain Bagels (22:09)
Finally, find out how to add a sprouted grain mash to bagel dough for the best bagels you’ve ever tasted. Peter will teach you how to make and shape the dough, then poach and bake your bagels to perfection.

Your Instructor

Meredith Deeds
Meredith Deeds is a James Beard Award-nominated cookbook author and renowned culinary instructor. She has co-authored six cookbooks, including James Beard Award finalist The Big Book of Appetizers, and her work has appeared in many food magazines, such as Bon Appétit and Cooking Light. She teaches cooking classes around the country at venues including Sur La Table and Whole Foods Markets.


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Will the companion materials come with my DVD class?
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