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Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts

Cookies of the Neatherlands (Episode #911H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 19, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

For a country as small as the Netherlands, the Dutch have a huge variety of cookies. On today's show, Martha shares three famous cookie recipes and how they got their unusual names: speculaas traditionally formed using carved wooden molds, stroopwafels made from two waffles sandwiched together with caramel, and buttery, crisp arnhemse meisjes, cookies named for the girls of Arhhem.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 20, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Latin American Cookies (Episode #905H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 17, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Join Martha as she shares three iconic recipes highlighting Latin America's rich culinary heritage. Cinnamon-sugar coated polvorones get their name from the word polvo, meaning "dust" in Spanish, bite-sized sandwich cookies known as casadinhos, which is the Portuguese word for married, and Guatemalan champurradas made with locally grown sesame seeds. Recipes so delicious, you'll want to travel to Latin America!

Wholesome Breakfast (Episode #813H)

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 15, 2018 -- 2:00 PM

We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and Martha agrees. On today's show, she shares three wholesome recipes that will encourage all of us to never skip breakfast again: an Irish-style brown bread made with hearty rye flour, airy and light whole-wheat popovers, and scrumptious whole-wheat date nut quick bread. Tasty recipes for the perfect start to any day!

Breads & Rolls (Episode #811H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 15, 2018 -- 8:00 AM

On today's show, Martha demonstrates how to transform everyone's favorite time-tested bread recipes using alternative flours: honey-wheat Parker House rolls-a more wholesome bread-basket classic, better than store-bought whole-wheat pita bread, and bakery-quality molasses-oat bread. Amaze your family and friends with homemade, professional-looking breads and rolls.

Cookies of Greece (Episode #910H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 12, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

On today's show, Martha demonstrates how to create the authentic flavors of Greece using a variety of unique ingredients: walnut and honey baklava with layers of buttered phyllo, mastiha lends a gently pine and anise flavor to kourabiedes, and twice-baked paximadia flavored with ouzo, sesame seeds, and a hint of orange. All fit for a celebration!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 13, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Cookies of Austria, Germany & Switzerland (Episode #904H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 10, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

The holidays are what unite the baking traditions of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. The once holiday recipes have since become year-round favorites. On today's show, Martha shares some of the most popular: whimsically shaped chr-beli that get their distinctive flavor from anise, show-stopping jam-filled linzer cookies, and pfeffernuse, flavored with warm spices. Homemade treats fit for any gathering!

Rethinking Cake (Episode #812H)

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 8, 2018 -- 2:00 PM

Through experimentation with a new repertoire of ingredients, Martha transforms three vintage cake recipes with healthful updates: a classic roulade made with oat flour and fresh berry cream, a light, earthy and gluten free chocolate buckwheat torte, and zucchini almond cake topped with a swirl of cream cheese frosting. Cakes fit for any celebration!

Naturally Gluten-Free (Episode #810H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 8, 2018 -- 8:00 AM

Some of the best gluten-free desserts can likely be made with what you already have in your pantry. Join Martha in her kitchen as she creates three enticing desserts that just happen to be naturally gluten-free: an Italian-inspired lemon-cornmeal cake, spiced pumpkin pie with an ingenious crisp rice crust, and a richly decadent flourless chocolate-walnut tort. All naturally gluten-free and delicious!

Middle Eastern Cookies (Episode #909H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 5, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

Join Martha as she explores the alluring and exotic cookies of the Middle East. Learn how the warm spices, dried fruit fillings, and fragrant ingredients deliver big flavor in three irresistible treats: date-filled Ma'amoul stamped with a geometric pattern, unusually textured Iranian rice cookies found at every festive occasion, and tahini cookies-the Middle Eastern version of your favorite peanut butter ones.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 6, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

North American Cookie (Episode #903H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 3, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Since you can never have enough cookies, Martha updates three mouthwatering classics: maple cream sandwich cookies with buttery shortbread and a rich maple cream, an amped up chocolate chip cookie made with an astonishing amount of chocolate chips, and when it comes to oatmeal raisin cookies, bigger is always better! Something delicious for everyone!

Breads & Rolls (Episode #811H)

KQED 9: Sun, Apr 1, 2018 -- 2:00 PM

On today's show, Martha demonstrates how to transform everyone's favorite time-tested bread recipes using alternative flours: honey-wheat Parker House rolls-a more wholesome bread-basket classic, better than store-bought whole-wheat pita bread, and bakery-quality molasses-oat bread. Amaze your family and friends with homemade, professional-looking breads and rolls.

Bakery-Style Cookies (Episode #809H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 1, 2018 -- 8:00 AM

Learn how to make bakery style cookies in your own kitchen using better for you, delicious ingredients. Next on Martha Bakes, four fantastic cookies each featuring a wholesome update: indulgent farro chocolate chunk cookies, spelt-nut crescents loaded with toasted nuts, irresistible whole wheat almond-butter sandwich cookies, and wholesome but fabulous granola cookies. Bakery worthy homemade healthful treats your family will adore!

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