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

  • Published: 20 August 2019
  • Claire Saffitz had never had Pocky before. And then one day in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen her life changed forever. Her eyes are open and now she has ascended to Pocky level: Tsubu Tsubu (Strawberry Flakes), a level that it usually takes decades to reach. With her work in making a gourmet version of four flavors of Pocky - Chocolate, Matcha, Cookies & Cream and Strawberry Flakes - she is quickly climbing ever upwards in the Pocky Movement. Join Claire as she seeks Pocky Perfection.
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  • Bon Appétit
    Bon Appétit   4 weeks back

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    • shit lista
      shit lista  1 days back

      I couldn't watch because she used the dirty foam for placing them :( :( :(

    • nohmers18
      nohmers18  5 days back


    • leyana williams
      leyana williams  1 weeks back

      make spongebaby krabby patties

    • greg green
      greg green  1 weeks back

      what about Welch's fruit snacks?

    • Nicole W
      Nicole W  1 weeks back

      Bon Appétit please make edible cutlery it can be a way to promote less use of plastic and be cheaper than buying plastic

  • Gerythion Argarys
    Gerythion Argarys  54 minutes back

    No idea what these are, but maybe that's just cuz I'm from middle of nowhere Canada.

    • Kris Martin
      Kris Martin  3 hours back

      I’m sorry but I’m only 7 minutes in and I’m really mad that she didn’t even try the banana pocky which we all know is truly the greatest flavor (that can be easily found at least since apparently there are more versions)

      • Warda's Kitchenette
        Warda's Kitchenette  5 hours back

        Make lays if u haven't already

        • Warda's Kitchenette
          Warda's Kitchenette  5 hours back

          Can Claire make dewberry cookies

          • Woot Neorage-X
            Woot Neorage-X  5 hours back

            I love her witch hair :)

            • Keely Driscoll
              Keely Driscoll  12 hours back

              Please make Gourmet TimTams!!! And they must be able to do the TimTam Slam!!

              • David Dacus
                David Dacus  14 hours back

                It’s basically a breadstick dipped in chocolate

                • Griffin Jenkins
                  Griffin Jenkins  14 hours back

                  Gourmet Kinder Surprise!

                  • Griffin Jenkins
                    Griffin Jenkins  14 hours back

                    Claire sucking a straw: People are gonna think this is gross
                    Me: Claire Saffitz could spit on me and I'd be grateful.

                    • Sharky Playz
                      Sharky Playz  14 hours back

                      cookies and cream is the best flavour

                      • alexander agrade
                        alexander agrade  18 hours back

                        is no one gonna talk about claire writing with a pocky stick

                        • Izzy Powell
                          Izzy Powell  22 hours back

                          Were going to ignore the fact that she wrote down measurements WITH A POCKY?!

                          • Shaina Estévez
                            Shaina Estévez  23 hours back

                            23:12 Poor guy!

                            • Savagian
                              Savagian  23 hours back

                              but more importantly, where do I find that button-down work shirt Christina Chaey is rocking? Aprons are no match for my disasters and she's wearing the answer to my prayers.

                              • GamiingRooster
                                GamiingRooster  1 days back

                                Thats not making it gourmet thats just putting a extra layer to the pokie and putting a layer of sprinkles outside of it. Thats just what i am seeing.

                              • Elian Huerta
                                Elian Huerta  1 days back

                                I want to see Claire make blue milk

                                • Neda Nayyeri
                                  Neda Nayyeri  1 days back

                                  I think the Poki has like a shiny coating on the actual biscuit, maybe like egg yolk or something then they sprinkle salt on it before coating with chocolate

                                  • Afi Browne
                                    Afi Browne  1 days back

                                    Up, pocs know whats up! That's why I only fuxx with ethnic groceries.

                                    • Coralie Dubois
                                      Coralie Dubois  1 days back

                                      Andy is a snaaaaack 😍

                                      • Anna Grace Loftis
                                        Anna Grace Loftis  1 days back

                                        Next episode should be sour patch kids!

                                        • stephanie santoni
                                          stephanie santoni  1 days back

                                          You should do a gourmet makes when you try and remake one of the recipes and see how long it takes

                                          • HI Guys
                                            HI Guys  1 days back

                                            somehow do pixy sticks please that would, be weird and hard to pull off but I bet you could do it

                                            • Kai Rabbon
                                              Kai Rabbon  1 days back

                                              pumpkin spice latte next!

                                              • [AVG] Switch
                                                [AVG] Switch  1 days back

                                                You should make a gourmet knopper

                                                • mtndwellr
                                                  mtndwellr  2 days back

                                                  They don’t come out even shaving them one after the other because slight flaws can happen from stick to stick. It would be better to use one stick as reference or measure new.
                                                  This something I recently learned working with my husband to rebuild a barn. I kept cutting boards at uneven lengths because I was using the previous board as reference.

                                                  • zxc vbn
                                                    zxc vbn  2 days back

                                                    oh cmon claire, i saw that shortbread fail from a mile away!

                                                    • QuinC Pie
                                                      QuinC Pie  2 days back

                                                      I'm pretty sure it's hiyashi not iyashi.

                                                      • M_ Ad
                                                        M_ Ad  2 days back

                                                        I loveeee the white hair

                                                        • Furious Aditya
                                                          Furious Aditya  2 days back

                                                          They are basically copying Tasty's make it fancy

                                                          • Lachlan wu
                                                            Lachlan wu  2 days back

                                                            banana pocky is the best pocky flavour, change my mind.

                                                            • Eme Animation
                                                              Eme Animation  2 days back

                                                              the only reason why yawns are contagious is because
                                                              we yawn to get more air
                                                              and when our brain sees someone yawning it thinks we need more air right now to so we start to yawn
                                                              ( i hope it makes sens )
                                                              (and sorry for my bad english my mother language )

                                                              • liam august
                                                                liam august  2 days back

                                                                i'm very interested to know what brad's zodiac sign is. it has to be a fire sign

                                                                • Aaliyah Rasheed
                                                                  Aaliyah Rasheed  2 days back

                                                                  I feel like everything was done in the most difficult way it ever could be done

                                                                  • SimplyKim
                                                                    SimplyKim  2 days back

                                                                    Maybe gourmet ice cream? Like the good humor strawberry shortcake pops

                                                                    • HeatherBink
                                                                      HeatherBink  2 days back

                                                                      I feel like for the first time with this series I could actually make these at home.

                                                                      • Davis Tuck
                                                                        Davis Tuck  2 days back


                                                                        • jason reale
                                                                          jason reale  2 days back

                                                                          Lotte Koala March are my favorites. Would love to see Claire do the art for each of the koalas.

                                                                          • Teresa Fuller
                                                                            Teresa Fuller  2 days back

                                                                            no pocky in maine

                                                                            • ryanehoward
                                                                              ryanehoward  2 days back

                                                                              Wait until Claire finds out about GIANT POCKY!

                                                                              • Lucy Tuholske
                                                                                Lucy Tuholske  2 days back

                                                                                wait Claire is from St. Louis???????? 😱😱😱😱

                                                                                • Allison Miller
                                                                                  Allison Miller  2 days back

                                                                                  Claire should make gourmet stroop waffles!

                                                                                  • Sara Marie
                                                                                    Sara Marie  2 days back

                                                                                    Claire! I'm a St. Louisan out in the world as well! You're right, we didn't have Pocky ;-) but I found them in my current city and now I'm slightly obsessed. Matcha flavor was killer.

                                                                                    • myragrayy
                                                                                      myragrayy  2 days back

                                                                                      we have a thing in hungary called ,,ropi” the name refers to the crunch of it. they have the same baking lines as pocky so im guessing they are made simularly. they are covered in larger pieces of salt and they are so good, the type of snack you can eat an endless amount of :)

                                                                                      • Ned’s daydream
                                                                                        Ned’s daydream  2 days back

                                                                                        Matcha has a special place in my heart

                                                                                        • Sofia Diaz-Solano
                                                                                          Sofia Diaz-Solano  2 days back

                                                                                          She should do chocolate orange

                                                                                          • borisssman
                                                                                            borisssman  3 days back

                                                                                            can we please do a Kinder Bueno !

                                                                                            • Patrick Wilson
                                                                                              Patrick Wilson  3 days back

                                                                                              Claire: Put gourmet Pocky on a serving dish for everyone to taste ❌

                                                                                              Feed everyone Pocky from giant foam board