Cooking with B. Smith and Friends DVD - Desserts
B. Smith, the former fashion model turned restaurateur, media celebrity and author, has created this ultimate video cookbook for you to enjoy. The DVD contains 20 of her favorite recipes, for over two hours of fun, easy, home style cooking. You can see the recipe details and instructions, follow B. Smith and her celebrity guests as they prepare each wonderful dish, and view a final picture of the dish that you will be presenting. And with this digital format, it's also easy to toggle back and forth from picture to recipe to video. B. Smith makes these dishes simple to prepare, and shows you how to present them to your family or guests the B. Smith way - with style and ease. Includes recipe book.
B. Smith: We're here in our Washington, D.C. restaurant, and Marcel is going to show us how to do his paisley brownies.
Marcel: In this case, here, we want to use frozen red raspberries. We got a 10-ounce package that's thawed out. We had a cup-and-a-half of flower, and then a teaspoon of baking powder, and a teaspoon of salt. We have 12 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate with four ounces of butter. And then we have six ounces of white chocolate with a couple of ounces of butter, and melted together on a double boiler. When you do purchase white chocolate, make sure you're looking at the ingredient labeling, and you need to have cocoa butter in the white chocolate. If it doesn't have cocoa butter, forget about it.
Then this goes in the pan. Next, actually, the white chocolate. And we can swirl that around.
B. Smith: It begins to have its own swirl if you do it that way.
Marcel: Swirl it around, like that. And try to pick up some of the batter from the bottom. And you can see how nicely variegated it's getting there. Now, that looks pretty good.
B. Smith: That's great. Not too much, though.
Marcel: Yeah, you get the paisley effect. And you can see the nice variegation that we get there, on the brownie.