New! L’heure de l’apéro: French cocktail party snacks with wine pairings. Friday September 11th, 2015. 6.30-8.30pm.

In this class, you’ll learn to make some special “apéro” treats that will transport you to the City of Light. We’ll learn to make gougères (savoury cheese puffs), puff pastry “bâtons” (breadsticks) with tapenade or mustard, cheesy crackers, sweet and spicy mixed nuts and a couple of savoury shortbreads. Wine will be paired with each dish and Neil Phillips of vinceteragroup.com will talk you through the pairings. Impress your friends with this oh-so-French selection of nibbles! This class takes place at The St Lawrence Market Kitchen.

This class requires a minimum of 15 people to run.

Please note: no refunds for cancellations made after September 6th 2015. Tickets are transferable to another person only after that date.

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Macaron classes in Toronto

Macarons for everyone at the St Lawrence Market Kitchen

Stay tuned – more classes coming soon!


Macarons Made Easy! at Cookery on Roncesvalles

Wednesday September 23rd 2015 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday October 21st 2015 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday November 18th 2015 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday December 9th 2015 7pm – 9pm

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 These classes takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles.

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French cooking classes in Toronto

French café classics

Join me for a culinary journey to France. In this class, you will learn to make a complete three-course meal of classic French café dishes. Your French feast features flaky Puff Pastry Mustard Bâtonnets; tasty Salade de Chèvre Chaud (warm goat’s cheese salad); creamy Quiche Lorraine; and for dessert, a delectable Apple Tarte Tatin (upside-down tart). We’ll make the pastry from scratch and store-bought options will be presented as well! C’est magnifique! Wine tasting included in this class. This class takes place at President’s Choice Cooking Schools (Loblaws, various locations).

To book for the class at Loblaws Carlton St (Maple Leaf Gardens) on Monday September 28th 7pm – 9pm click here
To book for the class at Loblaws St Clair Ave West (Forest Hill) on Monday October 5th 7pm – 9pm click here


French pastry classes in Toronto

Macaron/ MacaroOn – what’s the difference?

Thursday November 19th 6.30pm – 9.00pm

What’s the difference between a macaron and a macaroon? Join me this class to find out! We’ll made traditional coconut macaroons, French meringue macarons and macarons de Nancy – the original macaron! You’ll learn tips and techniques for success with all three naturally flour-free treats – they’re much easier than you think!  This class takes place at Aphrodite Cooks. 

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