Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Doritos | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

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  • Published on: 22 May 2019
  • Nacho cheese exists in two states: the melted cheese state and the powdered cheese state*. When it comes to the powdered cheese state, all pale in comparison to Nacho Cheese Doritos, continually perfected by science and consistently beloved by the masses since 1972. Join pastry chef Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to take Nacho Cheese Doritos to the next level and make them gourmet!

    *The third state of nacho cheese, cheese sauce, is controversial in the nacho community and for our purposes we are disregarding it. For more reading, see the studies ‘Nachos in Nature’ (1983), ‘Dormant Doritos’ (1992), ‘The Quest for Queso’ (1999), ‘This Powdered Chip’ (2001) and ‘The Health Benefits of Nachos and the Search for Immortality’ (2007).

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    Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Doritos | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit
  • Runtime : 46:50
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COMMENTS: 40

  • Grace Kraley
    Grace Kraley   1 days ago

    Anyone else think her earrings look like sun chips?

  • Ayama Prantenna
    Ayama Prantenna   1 days ago

    tortilla press? why not use a pasta roller??? I mean, you know they're using rollers to plane that dough in the factory... and cutting triangles out of a rectangle would be easy peasy.

  • Thekonkanvegan
    Thekonkanvegan   2 days ago

    I wanna see more of Chris! He's so analytical I love it!

  • Sarah McGlasson
    Sarah McGlasson   2 days ago

    Am I the only one that doesn’t really like doritos..?

  • Rodin10
    Rodin10   2 days ago

    TIL it's called Cool Ranch in the US. Over here it's called Cool American

  • Draggy654
    Draggy654   3 days ago

    Lays original is by far the best chips

  • David Kaminski
    David Kaminski   3 days ago

    Man these guys are down to eat some absolute garbage! Taco Bell is disgusting lol

  • xavier miles
    xavier miles   3 days ago

    You should have powdered them out the frier then baked

  • Gaby Anahí Soto Taft

    Ok I just came to make sure she didn’t leave out the MSG and she didn’t and that makes me really happy

  • SweetLala25
    SweetLala25   4 days ago

    Sadly im allergic to MSG and was hoping she was gonna make a non-MSG kind because it truly isnt good for people anyways (what is these days!) But it would have been a nice alternative because at the end of the day u wanna get close to making something but give it ur own spin.

  • Justin White
    Justin White   4 days ago

    My problem with Nacho Cheese is that it's overpowering now days compared to when I was a kid, like 3 chips and its alot, continue eating and it's too much. Cool Ranch and all the other flavors and the new ones are still good though.

  • Brian Ward
    Brian Ward   4 days ago

    Thumbs up if you also backtrack the video to see if you could see those weird Criss-Cross patterns Kevin was talking about

  • Mirx Games
    Mirx Games   5 days ago

    Claire if you keep stressing yourself out your hair will get more grey 😂

  • Nyan Arceus
    Nyan Arceus   5 days ago

    “What if I cracked it? What if this was, like, it?” 20 minutes left in the video OH NO

  • Jhube
    Jhube   5 days ago

    I love that segment of three professional chefs (maybe four with Chris in disgust in the background hahaha) absolutely shredding the dorito taco with criticism... but still deciding they would eat more lmao

  • Jrizzle182
    Jrizzle182   6 days ago

    15:23 ok Claire... I see you 😯🍑

  • SEMDEMNEM x
    SEMDEMNEM x   6 days ago

    Why not just use a pasta machine to roll out the dough into a rectangle?

  • jay pen
    jay pen   6 days ago

    Chris secretly snorts Doritoes dust 😂

  • Amber Ewell
    Amber Ewell   6 days ago

    What a great video, very well done, I love Brad he is so over the top handsome, but I imagine a handful to handle, 😋

  • solongangela
    solongangela   6 days ago

    This just influenced me to buy 3 types of doritos. Sweet and Spicy Chili is amazing.

  • Alex Viye
    Alex Viye   1 weeks ago

    I feel personally ATTACKED by the video editor dept. that blinding exposure is harsh.

  • Whitney Gracelyn
    Whitney Gracelyn   1 weeks ago

    I know this sounds crazy but has anyone ever tried ‘cold chips’? (As I call them) lol I put my bag of Doritos in the freezer before eating them...trust me I’m not crazy 🤪 it’s amazing!! I found this out accidentally when I put my Doritos in the freezer, along with my frozen foods- After grocery shopping. It’s an amazing flavour experience....or maybe I just smoke too much weed 🤔 😂

  • Felipe Akira
    Felipe Akira   1 weeks ago

    20:24 we must protect Claire at all costs

  • Gerald5000
    Gerald5000   1 weeks ago

    Doritos are great and all, but Claire is a snack.

  • Weiß Männlich
    Weiß Männlich   1 weeks ago

    True story...In Canada...cool ranch is Cool American.......wtf?!

  • K Andrew
    K Andrew   1 weeks ago

    Did she bite that burnt chip and dip it into the seasoning mix? 🙃

  • sora0900
    sora0900   1 weeks ago

    There’s bean powder in nacho cheese Doritos. There’s a very very very slight refried bean flavor in nacho cheese Doritos. Read the ingredients. It’s in there and that’s what was missing!

  • Lubaba Gemma
    Lubaba Gemma   1 weeks ago

    A gourmet crunchwrap supreme? Please do it for us