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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 bake – galettes! Sunday November 2nd 9am – 10.30am (ages 6-8)

In this hands-on class, kids will learn to make an easy and versatile shortcrust pastry that can be used for both sweet and savoury dishes. We’ll make mini free-form, single crust pies (or galettes, if you want to be a little fancy!) – cheese and tomato, vegetable and a seasonal fruit filling. This class takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles. For more details and to book, click here.

 

Bake your way around France! Thursday November 6th 2014 6.30pm – 9pm

Can’t make it to France this fall? We’re bringing the sweeter side of France to you with this three-hour interactive class.  You’ll learn how to make* classic French desserts from different parts of the country – resulting in a sweet tour around France! In the class, we’ll learn how to make Gâteau Basque (Basque country), Tarte aux pommes (Normandy), Clafoutis (Limousin) and Macarons de Nancy (Nancy) *recipes subject to change.  This class takes place at Bonnie Gordon College.  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) 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.

 

Macarons made easy – learn to make macarons for the holidays! Wednesday November 19th 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.  This class takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles. For more details and to book, 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.

 

Kids bake with puff pastry! Wednesday November 26th 6.30pm – 8pm (ages 9-12)

In this class, kids will learn how to make a versatile “rough puff” pastry that can be used in a variety of dishes, sweet and savoury. We’ll make sausage rolls, tarte tatin and a seasonal vegetable pie.  This class takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles. For more details and to book, click here.

Petite Treats Wednesday December 3rd 7pm – 9pm

In this class, you’ll learn how to make three favourite French treats – madeleines, financiers and profiteroles.  Much easier to make than pronounce! Surprise your friends with these petite French treats over the holidays!  This class takes place at Cookery on Roncesvalles. For more details and to book, 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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