Paris French Pastry and Dessert Class
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Paris French Pastry and Dessert Class

3 h
Class
About this activity
This course will allow you to discover and master many different techniques through making the great classics of French desserts.
On Fridays, join the French Desserts class to learn how to make basic cake mixtures: Joconde sponge cake, ladyfinger sponge cake, biscuit dacquoise, or Genoise sponge cake. You will also learn to make various creams: french butter cream, diplomat cream, classic pastry cream, mousseline, or Chantilly cream. Last but not least, you’ll learn about the technique for assembling the French layers cake, Entremet, in a ring.
On Thursdays, enjoy the Tarts and Tartlets class to discover the differences between a soft short pastry dough, crumbly sweet pastry dough, and shortbread pastry dough. Bring home the secret of the meringue lemon tart, the Bourdaloue pear tart, or the chocolate ganache tart. The French are fond of tarts and you will be too.
In short, you’ll learn the secrets for satisfying and dazzling even the most discriminating sweet tooth. You will learn some specific techniques, including:
• Foisonner Crème au Beurre: Whipping butter
• Bain-marie: (water bath) cooking in a water bath in the oven
• Dresser: Piping out a batter with a pastry bag
• Ruban: Measuring the consistency of the meringue
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Included
  • 3 desserts
  • Professional French chef
  • Small group
  • English language copy of the recipes
  • Aprons
  • All cooking equipment
  • Take home bags
Not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please advise any allergies or special dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • Please advise your Paris contact details at time of booking; this information is for the tour operator to keep on record for contact purposes only
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Classes are hands-on, but for certain types of preparations, the participants may be working in a group of 2.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Features
Tourism
95%
Food
70%
Cultural
65%
Original
30%
Reviews
5.0
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tracey K
5 | 2015-11-05

It was a great time. I learned a lot of the secrets to making delicious pastries. The instructors was very knowledgable and nice. The 3 pastries we made came out beautiful and delicious! I would recommend this to as friend.

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