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Half Day Sweet Pastry

HALF DAY COURSE (9:30am - 12:00pm / 2:00pm - 4:30pm)

Only £65.00 per person inc. VAT


Sweet pastry can be tricky to work with, but our experienced chefs will patiently take you through every step with good humour and skill.


It’s totally hands-on, so you get to make sweet pastry and two dishes from scratch.

You’ll be making a rough-puff pastry and turning that into Mille Feuille, that classic French dessert of layers of flaky buttery pastry, fresh seasonal fruit and Crème Chantilly.


You’ll also make sweet pastry dough and use this to blind-bake pastry cases for a lovely strawberry tart.


At the end of the course you can take home everything you’ve made.

Techniques learned:

  • Making rough puff pastry (rolling, folding, layering)
  • Baking rough puff pastry between baking sheets (for thin, flat, crispy pastry)
  • Whipping cream with vanilla (Crème Chantilly)
  • Preparing fruit
  • Making and rolling sweet pastry dough (Pate Sable)
  • Blind baking (using baking beans to bake pastry cases)
  • Using Crème Pâtissière (Pastry Cream)

You will make:

  • Rough Puff Pastry
  • Sweet Shortcrust Pastry
  • Mille Feuille
  • Strawberry Tarts
Dates
  • 05/04/2019 - AM
  • 03/05/2019 - AM
  • 22/06/2019 - PM
  • 17/07/2019 - AM
  • 30/08/2019 - AM
  • 02/10/2019 - AM
  • 10/11/2019 - PM
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