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Macarons made easy – Wednesday, January 14th  2015 7pm – 9pm

Love macarons but afraid to try them at home? This hands-on class will change your mind! Learn secrets to practically no-fail macarons and practice important techniques for macaron success – macaronnage (getting the batter just right) and piping. You’ll not only taste what you make, but you’ll also go home with a delicious selection of macaronsThis class takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles. For more details and to book, click here.

 

Classic Australian Desserts – Wednesday January 21st, 2015 7pm – 9pm

Bring the Land Down Under a little closer in a sweet way, by making some classic Aussie desserts! You’ll create Pavlova (meringue caked topped with whipped cream & fruit); Lamingtons (small, chocolate-dipped sponge cakes); Lemon Delicious Pudding (creamy lemon custard with sponge cake topping); and Australian childhood party favourites – Chocolate Crackles (like chocolate Rice Krispies® treats) and Honey Joys (corn flakes & honey treats). This class takes place at Loblaws Maple Leaf Gardens (Carlton St). For more information and to book, click here.

 

Macarons for everyone! Friday January 30th 2015 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Love macarons but afraid to try them at home? This hands-on class with will change your mind! Learn secrets to practically no-fail macarons and practice important techniques for macaron success – macaronnage (getting the batter just right) and piping. You’ll take home a selection of macaronsThis class takes place at The St Lawrence Market Kitchen. For more details and to book, click here.

 

Bake your way around France – afternoon tea in Paris. Saturday January 31st 2015, 12pm – 3pm

Can’t make it to Paris this winter? Come and learn how to make typical tea-time treats and enjoy “afternoon tea in Paris” in this three-hour interactive class.  Learn to make: Madeleines (shell-shaped sponge cakes with a lemon glaze), Financiers (tiny sponge cakes baked in rectangular molds resembling gold bars, these were said to be the “goûter” (snack) of choice in Paris’ financial district!), Langues de Chat (thin, crunchy cookies shaped like cat’s tongues!), White and Dark Chocolate Mousse (a classic French dessert, so easy you’ll want to make it even on a weeknight) and Profiteroles (Classic cream puffs made from choux pastry, filled with whipped cream and topped with a chocolate ganache glaze). This class takes place at Bonnie Gordon College. For more details and to book, click here.

 

Macarons made easy – Wednesday, February 4th  2015 7pm – 9pm

Love macarons but afraid to try them at home? This hands-on class will change your mind! Learn secrets to practically no-fail macarons and practice important techniques for macaron success – macaronnage (getting the batter just right) and piping. You’ll not only taste what you make, but you’ll also go home with a delicious selection of macaronsThis class takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles. For more details and to book, click here.

 

Petite Treats – Wednesday February 11th 2015 7pm – 9pm

n this class, you’ll learn how to make three favourite French treats – coeur à la crème, tartelettes aux fruits and mini tarte tatin. Much easier to make than pronounce! Surprise someone with these petite French treats for Valentine’s Day!  This class takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles. For more details and to book, click here.

 

Macarons for everyone! Sunday February 22 2015 10.30am – 12.30pm

Love macarons but afraid to try them at home? This hands-on class with will change your mind! Learn secrets to practically no-fail macarons and practice important techniques for macaron success – macaronnage (getting the batter just right) and piping. You’ll take home a selection of macarons This class takes place at The St Lawrence Market Kitchen. For more details and to book, click here.

 

Éclairs, profiteroles, gougères, chouquettes – secrets of choux pastry – Sunday February 22nd 2015 1.30pm – 3.30pm

In this class, you’ll learn how to work with choux pastry to create delectable éclairs, profiteroles, chouquettes and gougères (savoury cheese puffs). Discover the secrets to perfect choux pastry – it’s easier than you think!  You’ll learn how to use the pastry to create both savoury and sweet treats as well as a variety of fillings to impress your friends with these “looks harder to make than they actually are” classic French pastries!  This class takes place at The St Lawrence Market Kitchen. For more details and to book, click here.

 

Le Café Gourmand – Wednesday February 25th 2015 7pm – 9pm

In this hands-on class, we’ll be preparing some classic French treats in the “café gourmand” style. Le café gourmand is a French dessert trend – with your post-dinner coffee, you get to sample a selection of pastries and desserts – bite-sized! We’ll make: mini madeleines, mousse au chocolat and langues de chat (small crunchy cookies perfect for dipping into mousse!). This class takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles. For more details and to book, click here.

 

 

Classic French Sweet Treats Wednesday May 20th 2015 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Love French pastries and desserts, but think there’s no way you can make them at home? Think again! In this class, you will make four classic French treats, using some really neat techniques! Your sweet treats include financiers (almond cakes); mousse au chocolat; langues de chat (crunchy cookies perfect for dipping into mousse!) and luscious crème brûlée. This class takes place at Loblaws Forest Hill (St Clair Ave West). For more information and to book, click here.

 

Stay tuned – more classes coming soon!