Changing The African Food Narrative

QUICK TUTORIAL: How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs

Homemade breadcrumbs are easy to make and very useful as well.  You can use them to leave a trail in the woods like Hansel and Gretel or don’t you believe in fairy tales???
  • A few slices bread of choice a few slices to a whole loaf
  • Toast slices of bread in a pan until crisp (not brown)  on both sides.
  • Trim off the brown edges off the slices (if you want strictly white crumbs).
  • Cut bread into cubes or little squares.
  • Grind  the cubes in the dry mill of a blender/food processor.
VOILA!  Your breadcrumbs are ready.
What to do with breadcrumbs? Just a couple of ideas:
  • Breadcrumbs can be used for coating food before frying to give it a crunchy, crispy finish.
  • It can also be used for binding foods like meatballs
  • Breadcrumbs can also serve as a thickener for soups

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