Advance in 6: Continued Baking & Pastry Skill Building Series (Spring 2020)
1. Choose A Class
DATES: January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, and 22 2020
TIME: 10AM - 4PM
FEES: $1500.00 + GST
NOTE: Upon completion of this class, students will receive a Certificate of Completion and T2202A.
This hands-on series is designed for those wishing to continue developing their pastry skills learned in our Basics in 8: Baking & Pastry Skill Building classes. You will take what you have learned in those classes and use those skills to create more complex pastries!
Session 1 - Cookies for the Tea Salon Learn the secrets to the perfect Parisian macaron, financier, sable au burre, and Florentine cookies. Perfect little bites to enjoy with coffee or tea.
Session 2 - Choux Paste & It's Diversities Discover the history and the uses of the “little cabbage”. Perfect this versatile batter as you learn its many applications from the Paris Brest, cream puff and eclairs, to the savory grougère.
Session 3 - Advanced Preparations for Tarts Perfect the art of making the tart shell which is the corner stone of many treats! Lemon curd with toasted meringue waves, turn the humble fruit tart into a showstopper, amareena cherry and almond flan with salted caramel!
Session 4 - Custards, Cremes & Mousse Master the basis for many classic custard based dishes such as crème caramel and crème brulee, chocolate mousse and Bavarois. Discovering the magic of simplicity with these texture rich desserts!
Session 5 – Entremets & Advanced Cake Preparations Perfect genois, rich devils food and silky smooth French butter cream. Learn how to combine flavors and textures to replicate professional cakes that people won't believe when you tell them you've made it!
Session 6 – Chocolates & Confections Learn the basics of tempering chocolate to cover, dip and enrobe confit citrus peels, pate des fruit and almond rochers and a champagne truffle to keep all to yourself or share if you are feeling generous!