With our Taste of Le Cordon Bleu Pâtisserie course, you'll gain an insight into the experiences shared by our students at the world’s premier culinary arts school in London. Observe and engage in the learning environment and teaching methods applied throughout our culinary programmes by participating in a pastry workshop under the guidance of our Master Pâtissier.
Taste of Le Cordon Bleu aims to provide prospective pastry and baking students with an understanding of the school’s teaching methodology prior to making their choice of programme.
Content of our Taste of Le Cordon Bleu pâtisserie course:
Prepare a chocolate fondant
- Sweetened, flavoured cream
Prepare Chantilly cream
- Stirred custard ice cream
- Whisked sponge
Prepare a Génoise sponge
- Marzipan work
Produce a marzipan rose and top
- Classical preparations
Crème pâtissière and conversion to crème mousseline
- Sugar work
Produce a simple syrup and royal icing
- Piping bag
Make a piping cornet and pipe a simple design
- Knife skills
- Cake assembly
Assemble prepared elements into a Fraisier
Included in the price:
A six-hour group practical lesson (inclusive of a 30 minute break), all ingredients, a recipe booklet, an apron and tea towel. Teaching sessions take place between 8am and 2.00pm
Whilst no prior knowledge is required for this course, it is recommended for those with an ambition to seek further professional development in the culinary arts and dedicated amateur cooks.