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How To Make Britain’s Legendary Clotted Cream At Home [WATCH]

If you’ve never had authentic British clotted cream, you’ve been missing out.

Sure, you might be able to find a tiny jar of it that doesn’t taste that great in some specialty import stores, but it doesn’t come close to spreading a generous portion of the real deal on a scone.

Fortunately, it’s quite simple to make, as Chef John from FoodWishes has demonstrated with the above YouTube video. Chef John takes you through the entire process on how this morning spread is made, and its one of the simplest recipes I’ve ever watched.

For those of you who have never heard of clotted cream, it’s a sweet, buttery, and rich spread made from gently warming cream with indirect heat. It gets its name from the “clots,” or solidified thickness, of the cream that results from that cooking process. Popular for tea time and to spread on scones in Britain, the name makes it slightly offsetting to the rest of the world.

Problem with that is that everybody outside of the UK is sleeping on clotted cream as a result. It’s really one of the greatest tasting foods in the world. As Chef John puts it:

“I can’t decide whether this stuff tastes like the world’s creamiest butter or the world’s butteriest cream.”

Neither can I, but man, is this spread delicious.

Seriously, watch the video, learn how to easily make this British staple, and spread it on everything. Scones, biscuits, pancakes, cobblers, or even stick it in some ice cream or in between some crepes.

It’s a shame that more places in the US don’t make or offer this luxurious morning treat.

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9 YouTube Chefs That Will Make You Laugh, Cry and Hungry

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YouTube can be a vast ocean of knowledge sometimes. Once you’re hooked, you can spend hours watching mindless video after mindless video. It can also be a useful tool for furthering one’s education. Like, let’s say, expanding one’s culinary abilities. The problem is, for the amateur cook, there’s an endless amount of videos on cooking. After a while, they kind of start to look the same.

We took some time sifting through YouTube and found some of the most notable chefs worth checking out. What sets these channels apart from every other joe cook on YouTube is the fact that each offer something crazy, fun, or unique you can’t see anywhere else.

Bon Appétit!

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Epic Meal Time

WHO: A bunch of guys taking the extremities of fast-food and creation monstrous meals from them. Watch them make things like giant pork cheetos, artery clogging bacon burgers and even ride a tank with former governor and Kindergarten Cop, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

WHY: Because, bacon.

SUBSCRIBERS: 6.4 million

 

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Tipsy Bartender

WHO: An enthusiastic bartender who teaches the internet to mix exciting drinks you probably can’t learn anywhere else. Every week he’s accompanied by a new young lady eager to try his … recipe.

WHY: Anyone hoping to make drinks to impress friends and loved ones get a first hand lesson in mixology. This guy does cool cocktails like the alien brain hemorrhage and rainbow shots. Bonus, he also teaches you the science behind the drinks.

SUBSCRIBERS: 590K

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Regular Ordinary Swedish Meal Time

WHO: A group of Sweds who cook every day dishes in the most violent and metal way possible.

WHY: Between hilariously face-paced cuts and the violent displays of culinary arts, it’s actually a pretty hilarious combination. It also helps that they chef is snarly the most generic phrases in Swedish.

SUBSCRIBERS: 901K

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Nerdy Nummies

WHO: Rosanna Pansino, aka Nerdy Nummys, covered everything from desserts to well, more desserts. But hey, they look pretty darn cool! From Angry Birds cupcakes to Super Mario Mushroom cake pops, this lady definitely has the gamer spirit.

WHY: Nerdy Nummys caters to the geek and diabetics in all of us. With cute gamer-themed desserts, you can easily find a video or two that resonates. Plus everything is just so darn colorful.

SUBSCRIBERS: 2.4 million

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My Drunk Kitchen

WHO: Who doesn’t enjoy a nice glass of wine while cooking? Not Hannah Hart, that’s for sure. It’s not the food that you watch her for, it’s the hilarious boozy monologue she provides in each video.

WHY: Cause cooking while drunk is hilarious, but watching someone cook drunk is even funnier.

SUBSCRIBERS: 1.3 million

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Foodwishes

WHO: Chef John Mitzewich. Super informative guy that sounds like a culinary Seth Rogan.

WHY: Nothing but dialogue and macro shoots of food porn. The guy is personable and keeps his videos short and to the point. Almost all of his videos are less than 5 minutes long. Because time in the kitchen is crazy valuable.

SUBSCRIBERS: 846K

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How to Cook That

WHO: An Australian chef  that specializes in cakes, desserts and sweets.

WHY: She makes awesome desserts like the Instagram cake or Twitter cake all with a dope Australian accent.

SUBSCRIBERS: 725K

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PESfilm

WHO: Director Adam Pesapane, aka PES, is a guy that makes cooking videos using everyday household items as the base of his foods. Why? Because he animates each cooking video from start to finish.

WHY: Who doesn’t love watching stop motion food being made. The amount of work and detail they put into these cooking videos is ridiculous. Sadly, they require a bit of funding to produce each vid, so not too many videos out there. Still worth checking out though.

SUBSCRIBERS: 373K

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Auntie Fee

WHO: A recent internet sensation that swept the world last week with her hilarious videos of Sweet Treats for Kids. Auntie Fee cooks straight from her come kitchen, typically with a family member filming her instructional videos.

WHY: This foul-mouth chef with a heart of gold can easily teach you to cook and give you a chuckle the way only family could. Just the way she describes things makes you want to sit through an entire 20-minute video only 30 seconds into viewing.

SUBSCRIBERS: 5.3K

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Honorable Mention: Great Depression Cooking

Clara Cannucciari educated the world through her cooking dishes from the era of the Great Depression. The 98-year-old chef created dishes she ate growing up and explained each dish’s significance, especially during the time when people had so little to eat. Clara died Nov. 29, 2013.

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So whether you’re in need of a simple dish, an intriguing drink, a crazy dessert, or just want to watch something cool. We highly recommend all these channels. Just make sure you don’t start watching on an empty stomach. Trust us, you’re gonna get hungry.

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Video Recipe: Stove-Top Sous Vide Duck

Well-cooked duck has got to be the king of deliciousness in the poultry family. Sadly, most people have not realized that and are still stuck on chicken or turkey. Chef John from Foodwishes does it oh so right with this Stove-Top Sous Vide Duck recipe. If you can’t watch the whole video at least watch 4:58-5:03. Is that not the most beautiful sound in the world? Crispy, perfectly cooked and delicious duck skin- there is a God.

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Video Recipe: Peach Brulee Burrata Bruschetta

Chef John from Foodwishes does it again! Peach Brulee Burrata Bruschetta, just rolls off the tongue doesn’t it? When I saw this video I think I almost passed out from joy. The mere idea of this beautiful creation come together right before my eyes almost made me cry. That may be a little bit of an exaggeration, but still. This is amazing. Check out the video recipe below to make some magic happen in your kitchen. God knows every kitchen needs one of these in it. (Thx foodwishes)

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Foodwishes: "Cook with a Fearless Joy"

Looking for some real homemade cooking that has culinary grad written on it but is simple enough to actually do? Foodwishes is the answer you have been searching for.