Cooking Bread with Steam - Steam Culture

Continuing Fun Steam Education!

Brent is on a roll! Today we are at Coffee Crossing with Emily, the head baker and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.

Steam plays a vital role with the crust and oven spring. Crust is created by steam inside the oven, and then the volume of the bread is created by even more steam. Watch the video to learn more about how steam actually gets inside the oven.

Questions answered in this video:
What is oven spring?
How does steam affect the crust?
How long does steam last?
What happens to the bread without the steam?

Check Out the other Steam Culture videos for more Steam Education.

Key terms in this video include:
Steam Culture
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How is a french baguette crunchy?
How does crust become crusty?
How to make bread
How to bake bread
baked bread

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