Martha Bakes Previous Broadcasts

Scandinavian Cookies (Episode #901H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 20, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Scandinavians are famous for their baking prowess. And when it comes to cookies, they do not disappoint. Today on Martha Bakes, three traditional Scandinavian favorites: the now famous Danish butter cookie sold in their iconic blue tin, a spicy nutmeg cookie called muskotsnittar, and unbeatably tender jam-filled Finnish stars. Recipes that you're your family will soon be find of!

Eastern European Cookies (Episode #906H)

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 15, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

One thing Eastern Europe is known for are the treasured recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. On today's show, Martha shares a special memory of her mother teaching the recipe for a family favorite, Polish chrusciki. Then she shows Russian goose feet that owe their feather-light texture to secret ingredient, jam-filled kolaches, and pryaniki which get their name from the Russian word for well-spiced. Special treats your family will adore!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 16, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Wholesome Breakfast (Episode #813H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 13, 2018 -- 2:30 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!

Latin American Cookies (Episode #905H)

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 8, 2018 -- 7:00 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 9, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Rethinking Cake (Episode #812H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 6, 2018 -- 2:30 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!

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

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 1, 2018 -- 7:00 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 2, 2018 -- 1:00 AM
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