French and the Secrets of French Pastry
French Bakery in France
This course includes French language classes, French pastry classes, as well as Chocolate classes.
French and the Secrets of French Pastry - a delectable combination of French pastry, chocolate creations and French language! After a morning of French language classes, we invite you to don an apron and head to the kitchen for our hands-on Pastry and Chocolate sessions.
Learn techniques and little secrets for preparing several types of croissants, pain au chocolat, brioche and viennoiserie.
Indulge your chocolate cravings with instruction on how to create several chocolate desserts.
A unique opportunity to develop your artistic side and your taste buds. Our enthusiastic, talented chef instructor, with his artistic flair and advanced technical qualifications, teaches in a relaxed setting. He leads you on a creative adventure that covers the basics of pastry and chocolate production, how to make technical improvements, and encourages you to use your imagination in the creation of a chocolate presentation.
The course is structured as follows:
5 mornings of French Language group classes - maximum of 6 per group
2 afternoons around French Pastry / Viennoiserie
Conducted in French with a discreet translation for non French speakers where you can make cakes, pastries, desserts and decoration including:
- Gourmet viennoiserie
Variations of croissant dough with the production of plain croissants, bi-colored croissants, pain au chocolat, pistachio breads and mini-viennoiserie
- Types of brioche
Shaping traditional brioche and creative brioche: plain brioche, garnished brioche, raspberry brioche
2 afternoons around Chocolate
- Chocolate Lover’s Tart
Preparing a creative chocolate tart (using pâte sucrée, chocolate dough, milk chocolate cream and chocolate mousse)
- Chocolate creation
Creating a chocolate verrine (cup made of chocolate) garnished with a chocolate cookie and chocolate mousse. Each participant may choose their own type of chocolate to create their dessert