How to make bread like they did 2,000 years ago

Way, way back in 79 AD, a baker put a loaf of bread into his oven and then Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the city. The oven was found and opened in 1930 during excavations and the recipe has been recreated by chef Giorgio Locatelli. He uses buckwheat flour, which was more readily available then, and re-creates the… » 8/07/15 6:52pm 8/07/15 6:52pm

Watching the amazing skills of this baker is almost hypnotizing

Do yourself a favor and watch the video below. It's such a joy to see someone enjoy his job so much. He bakes bread, tosses flour, massages dough, slices open holes and even cleans and takes out the trash with so much energy that he looks like a kid bouncing around in a playground after lunch. So much fun. » 12/12/14 2:06am 12/12/14 2:06am

This restaurant might have the best bread and butter in the world

The bread and butter at Razza Pizza Artiginale is made by James Beard Rising Star Chef semi-finalist Dan Richer. He's the chef behind the restaurant and might be more obsessed with bread and butter than any person on the planet. This video shows how he made his restaurant's bread and butter the most delicious. » 7/16/14 1:39am 7/16/14 1:39am

Those Plastic Bread Ties Tell You What Day Your Bread Was Baked

I never knew those plastic clips that hold a bag of bread together actually had a purpose. The most commonly used system is the one above, where Blue, Green, Red, White, Yellow (alphabetical order) tell you which day it was actually baked, Monday through Saturday. Not every bread company does this, but next time you… » 3/05/11 11:00am 3/05/11 11:00am

This Vending Machine Churns Out Fresh-Baked Bread

Click to viewWhoever said Japan had a monopoly on crazy vending machines? Sure they've got live crabs and bananas. But can they match the awesome power of France's baguette dispensers? Put in one Euro, wait one minute for the bread to break, and another thirty seconds for it to cool off. Sure, they don't taste good.… » 2/23/11 4:00pm 2/23/11 4:00pm

Vader Toaster is Most Awesome Bread-Branding Device Yet

You are weak, Cylon » 11/06/08 6:45am 11/06/08 6:45am. *scary breathing effect* And if you need a cheery on your breakfast food you do not know the power of the Dark Side. Leave this to me, I will deal with the toast myself, even if the crust is strong with this one. *scary breathing effect, again* Buy this toaster for $55 and today will be a day…

Konepan Bread Maker Turns Your Loaves into Bunnies

Going one better than the Jesus model (the original, not Giz's resident LEGO freak and sexy boy Diaz) is the Konepan, a bread maker from japanese toy manufacturer Megahouse. The kitchen gizmo, aimed at kids and recently-retired Giz writers, can turn your dough into 14 different shapes, most of them crazy, all of them… » 6/28/08 4:00pm 6/28/08 4:00pm

Toast Mattress Perfect For Hot, Buttery Afternoon Delights

Sure, Wilson, there is plenty of information out there today on flat toasters, but what about mattresses that look like toast? You didn't consider that, did you? Well, worry not, because I'm here to serve up this toasty, delectable looking 6' by 7' Inflatable Toast Mattress to top off our crispy brunch coverage for… » 4/20/08 4:00pm 4/20/08 4:00pm