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French café classics – Wednesday September 17th 2014 6.30pm – 8.30pm $40

Join me for a culinary journey to France. In this class, you’ll learn to make a complete three-course meal, with apéritif snacks, of classic French café dishes. Your French feast features flaky Puff Pastry Mustard Bâtonnets (like fancy, flaky breadsticks); tasty Salade de Chèvre Chaud (warm goat’s cheese salad); creamy Quiche Lorraine; and for dessert, a delectable Tarte Tatin (upside-down apple tart). And yes, we’ll make the pastry from scratch!  This class takes place at Loblaw’s St Clair Ave West.  Please be advised that President’s Choice Cooking Schools are not allergy-free zones. To book this class, click here.

 

Kids’ macaron class (ages 8-16) – Sunday September 21st, 2014 (10.30 am – 12.00pm)

Did you know that making macarons is child’s play?  That’s right – in this child-friendly macaron-making class, your child will learn the secrets to practically no-fail macarons!  We’ll cover different flavoured and coloured macarons with a variety of ganache/fillings with kid-friendly instructions!  They’ll both get to practice important techniques for macaron success – macaronnage (the technique for getting the batter just right) and piping. They’ll take home a selection of macarons.

$40.00/child  Minimum of 10, maximum of 15 participants.
For more information or to register click here.

 

Macarons for everyone! Sunday September 21st 2014 (1pm – 3pm) SOLD OUT

Love macarons but afraid to try them at home because you’ve heard they are hard to make? During this hands-on class, you’ll change your mind! We’ll teach you secrets to practically no-fail macarons covering different flavoured and coloured macarons with a variety of ganache/fillings. You’ll get to practice important techniques for macaron success – macaronnage (the technique for getting the batter just right) and piping. You’ll get to take home a selection of macarons.

$70.00/person  Minimum of 10, maximum of 15 participants.
For more information or to register click here.

 

French desserts, minified – Saturday October 4th 2014 1pm – 3.30pm ($79)

Come and learn how to make your favourite French desserts – minified! 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! This is a great way to try many different flavours without having to choose between desserts! In this class, we’ll make: madeleines, mousse au chocolat, langues de chat (small crunchy cookies perfect for dipping into mousse!) and profiteroles. This class will take place at Relish Cooking Studio in Waterloo. To book this class, click here.

 

Marvelous “M” – French desserts – Saturday November 1st 2014 (1pm – 3pm) $70

Join me at Aphrodite Cooks studio to learn how to make some classic French treats – macarons, madeleines and mousse au chocolat! To book this class, click here.

 

Kids’ macaron class (ages 8-16) – Sunday November 16th 2014 (10:30 am  – 12pm)

Did you know that making macarons is child’s play!  That’s right – in this child-friendly macaron-making class, your child will learn the secrets to practically no-fail macarons!  We’ll cover different flavoured and coloured macarons with a variety of ganache/fillings with kid-friendly instructions!  They’ll both get to practice important techniques for macaron success – macaronnage (the technique for getting the batter just right) and piping. They’ll take home a selection of macarons.

$40.00/child  Minimum of 10, maximum of 15 participants.
For more information or to register click here.

 

Macarons for everyone! Sunday November 16th 2014 (1pm – 3pm)

Love macarons but afraid to try them at home because you’ve heard they are hard to make? During this hands-on class, you’ll change your mind! We’ll teach you secrets to practically no-fail macarons covering different flavoured and coloured macarons with a variety of ganache/fillings. You’ll get to practice important techniques for macaron success – macaronnage (the technique for getting the batter just right) and piping. You’ll get to take home a selection of macarons.

$70.00/person  Minimum of 10, maximum of 15 participants.
For more information or to register click here.

 

An evening in the South of France – Thursday November 20th 2014 (7pm – 9pm) $45

Wine tasting included in this class! Join me as I transport you to the idyllic south of France! I’ll work with you to create a menu of classic French dishes, including a French version of Gazpacho; a beautiful Ratatouille Tian (like in the movie’ Ratatouille’); flavourful Pissaladière (pizza-type dish with caramelized onions); Légumes Farcis (eggplant, peppers & tomatoes stuffed with seasoned ground meat & baked); and for dessert, Mendiants (chocolate disks studded with nuts & dried fruit).  This class takes place at Loblaw’s Maple Leaf Gardens (Carlton St).  Please be advised that President’s Choice Cooking Schools are not allergy-free zones. To book this class, click here.

 

Private macaron classes in Toronto

I am available for private macaron classes, contact me to discuss details.

What to expect from a macaron class with Mardi?

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