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

  • Published on Aug 20, 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  3 months ago +2340

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    • Katie H
      Katie H 27 days ago

      Does Claire have a blog. I need to know her skincare routine and where she buys her earrings.

    • Erin W
      Erin W Month ago

      next time maybe do the initial dip of biscuit through the pastry piping tip and then pull back out instead of having to clean it each time :^)

    • Rachel Hicks
      Rachel Hicks Month ago


    • Amber Calandra
      Amber Calandra Month ago

      Make gourmet teddy grahams!!!

  • Karina Leon
    Karina Leon 20 hours ago

    Can someone get claire yellow caution tape for when she does these projects so she can wrap around her station 🙃

  • Pastelgloo Slime
    Pastelgloo Slime 23 hours ago +1

    do gushers! i think that will be fun

  • Semra’s Life
    Semra’s Life Day ago

    put the pocky in the freezer and then try it😁

  • Matt Lewandowski

    This was an overwhelming success. You absolutely nailed it! This is one of my 4 favorite "Gourmet Makes" episodes

  • Gracie Ruth
    Gracie Ruth Day ago

    You should do blow pops please get this to the top

  • Shy Baby
    Shy Baby 2 days ago

    Gaby is the cutest sweetest human ever “Can I hug you” like yes who would say no?!

  • Stanley Konował
    Stanley Konował 3 days ago

    This is probably one of the few Gourmet Makes that you can actually do in a regular kitchen.

  • Brooke Lynn
    Brooke Lynn 3 days ago

    You should try making monetta luxury cream wafers

  • Sofie Drammeh
    Sofie Drammeh 3 days ago +1


  • Sofie Drammeh
    Sofie Drammeh 3 days ago


  • Sofie Drammeh
    Sofie Drammeh 3 days ago +1

    Did anyone else notice that she wrote with the pocky

  • Taco Party
    Taco Party 3 days ago +1

    Pop tarts!!!!!! Gormet pop tarts!!!!!

  • Nina Marli Scoz
    Nina Marli Scoz 4 days ago

    I would die for Gaby

  • R M
    R M 4 days ago

    Watching this back I realized that Claire was writing with the chocolate pocky... 5:51

  • Jaye Sanchez
    Jaye Sanchez 4 days ago

    on god this is my favorite gourmet makes episode bc i loved seeing claire having fun with one of these

  • Eva Mikelin
    Eva Mikelin 4 days ago

    lowkey feel like gourmet makes is a faster process when claire is unfamiliar with the candy

  • Tin-tin Ursua
    Tin-tin Ursua 4 days ago

    Gaby was so cute when she saw the pocky :)

  • Ali Asgher Ali
    Ali Asgher Ali 4 days ago

    Y'all should've played the pocky game.

  • LittleVidds
    LittleVidds 4 days ago +1

    wait wtf.... i thought i watched every gourmet makes and thought this was new. This was made in August??

  • Lezlo Art
    Lezlo Art 5 days ago

    can we have an ep where claire relaxes? XD

  • Isabelle Wong
    Isabelle Wong 5 days ago

    amazing gourmet pocky aside, gabby is the sweetest thing on this earth and is under appreciated. plz protect gabby

  • XGachaKalynX
    XGachaKalynX 5 days ago

    Is Claire righting with pocky at 5:50

  • deobizen
    deobizen 5 days ago

    wait is she that twitter meme????

  • bloocheez3
    bloocheez3 6 days ago

    It is absurd how hard she nailed this one.

  • Casper
    Casper 6 days ago

    Claire looks like she knows what she’s doing

    And not knowing what shes doing at the same time

  • Elaina Pedersen
    Elaina Pedersen 6 days ago +1

    She did amazing!

  • Jolie Zhu
    Jolie Zhu 6 days ago

    i wanna say the biscuit thing is kinda like a pretzel

  • Kaelyn McArthur
    Kaelyn McArthur 7 days ago

    awh Gaby makes me smile. she’s so precious, especially when she saw the pocky

  • Deena Anzum
    Deena Anzum 7 days ago +6

    no one:
    literally not one soul:
    claire: *writes with pocky*

    • Deena Anzum
      Deena Anzum 5 days ago

      Seth Doan I didn’t even look through the comments so I wasn’t trying to steal anything

    • Seth Doan
      Seth Doan 5 days ago

      No one:
      Literally not one soul:
      You: *steals comments*

  • Madelaine Cruz
    Madelaine Cruz 7 days ago

    you should do goldfish

  • The Enchanter
    The Enchanter 7 days ago

    Almond is the best one

  • Ingeborg Korme
    Ingeborg Korme 7 days ago

    Her earrings look like Ruffles! Golden Ruffles

  • beatsbyheart
    beatsbyheart 8 days ago

    do hi-chew next.

  • beatsbyheart
    beatsbyheart 8 days ago

    do hi-chew next.

  • Ira Yazit
    Ira Yazit 8 days ago +2

    Whoever did the description deserves a raise
    Pocky perfection

  • lindseylovesmakeup07

    pocky sticks remind me of maria cookies.

  • Illusive[Brick]
    Illusive[Brick] 9 days ago +1

    Claire's gray hair, is cute! Even though gray hair means age for some reason it makes her face seem more youthful, don't worry Claire your gray hair is a whimsical thing.

  • Kim Barbeau
    Kim Barbeau 9 days ago

    Claire makes Gardettos rye crisps

  • Kim Barbeau
    Kim Barbeau 9 days ago

    The biscuits are like stick pretzels without the yucky pretzel coating.

  • Kirana Putri
    Kirana Putri 9 days ago


  • Angel Stubbs
    Angel Stubbs 9 days ago +2

    It’s so cute when she carries all the boxes out the way☺️

  • Florentine Overko
    Florentine Overko 9 days ago +5

    As it is approaching Christmas season, Claire should try and make a terry’s chocolate orange! It’s the sign that Christmas is here when I see them in stores.

  • Asha Meriweather
    Asha Meriweather 10 days ago

    can you make gourmet goldfish crackers!?

  • Princess Hailey
    Princess Hailey 10 days ago +18

    Gaby: *gets excited over pocky* “Can I hug you?!”
    Claire: “of course!”
    The entire BA kitchen is adorable

  • Dwight Schrute
    Dwight Schrute 10 days ago

    It sounded like she said "pooping oven" 😂😂😂

  • r
    r 10 days ago


  • Historically.
    Historically. 11 days ago +1

    Pocky isn’t really a shortbread but is more pretzelly

  • Salil Barua
    Salil Barua 11 days ago


  • Miss Nerdie
    Miss Nerdie 11 days ago


  • Tristan Kim
    Tristan Kim 12 days ago

    Don’t you you ever see comments and think; man... I wished I commented that.

  • Erica Gomora
    Erica Gomora 12 days ago

    I ship brad and Claire

  • Eric's Channel
    Eric's Channel 12 days ago

    As a fellow Missourian, I can confirm that Pocky just wasn't very popular over there. There's not much cultural diversity.

  • Live Rasmussen
    Live Rasmussen 12 days ago

    5:40 did she she WRITE with the pocky!?

  • theNealCutter
    theNealCutter 12 days ago +1

    Gaby is literally just a ray of sunshine

  • A.
    A. 12 days ago


  • danielle munson
    danielle munson 13 days ago

    You shouldn’t use Wikipedia because it is not checked if the information is right and people can hack into the website quite easily and change what the website said so you don’t know if the information is correct or not. So Wikipedia cannot be trusted by any one because the information may not be correct.

  • Stewie Griffin
    Stewie Griffin 13 days ago

    Japan literally has a law about false advertising and not supplying what is in the AD, which is why everything the sell looks like advertised

  • Ash2 0Win
    Ash2 0Win 14 days ago

    I just want to meet someone like Claire.

  • Ellen Ji
    Ellen Ji 15 days ago +3

    claire: i think im gonna try one more batch with rice flour cus i want it a tad more tender

    me, with 0 professional culinary education: good call