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Pâtisserie Technique Essentials


With four evening cookery and baking classes (same day weekly), Pâtisserie Technique Essentials teaches the fundamental techniques and methodology surrounding classic handmade pastry products.

Each session focuses on specific types of pastry which are then expanded upon to increase your knowledge further. Techniques are first demonstrated by our Chef before you apply them to a number of carefully selected recipes to develop your practical abilities.

This course has been designed to improve your confidence in the home kitchen and provide you with an essential repertoire of skills that can be applied to a variety of pastry recipes.

In our four weekly evening Pâtisserie Techniques Essentials cooking course, you will learn:

  • Short crust dough
  • Sweet pastries
  • Laminated dough and aerated pastries
  • Blind baking techniques
  • Cream fillings
  • Cooked sugar, syrup and glazes
  • Item presentation
No prior knowledge is required for this course, which is suitable for both novices and cooks with some experience. All of the food created during the day is yours to take home with you.

Each class takes place at the same time as the first session on a weekly basis for four weeks.

Class structure

Your day will be a mixture of in-kitchen demonstrations performed by the chef who is running the session and hands-on practical cookery, where you are guided by the expert teaching chef. The exact format will vary from class to class depending on the style of cuisine and length of the course.

Included in the price

  • 4 x 3 hour weekly group cooking classes
  • Recipe booklet
  • Apron
  • Tea towel
  • All ingredients
  • All cooking equipment and teaching resources are provided in our kitchen for use on the day.

What you need to bring:

  • Sensible, flat-soled shoes. Open toes are not advised
  • Tupperware to transport your products home

Purchasing as a gift?

If looking to purchase this course as a gift for someone, it is advisable to purchase a Gift Card to the value of this course instead. This can be redeemed on this course, or any of our other short courses, or at La Boutique and Café Le Cordon Bleu London.

Price: 405.00£

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