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Upcoming classes in Toronto – macarons, French pastry, kids’ cooking and wine/ food pairing

April 2019

macarons francais bleu blanc rougeSunday April 28th 2019: Macarons for everyone! (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

This class requires a minimum of 10 people to run.

***Please note – no refund for cancellations made after April 21st 2019. Tickets are, however, transferable to another person after that date.

Sunday April 28th 2019, 10.30am – 12.30pm The Kitchen at St Lawrence Market. Click here for more details and to register. (SOLD OUT)

 

Dusted with icing sugar David Lebovitz madeleines on eatlivetravelwrite.comSunday April 28th 2019: French baking for kids (SOLD OUT!)

Think French baking is complicated? Actually, it’s a jeu d’enfant – so easy even kids can create beautiful desserts! Join Mardi Michels author of “In the French Kitchen with Kids” (Appetite by Random House July 2018) in the kitchen to learn how to cook some classic French sweet treats with your child in this interactive class.

In this class, you and your child will learn to make: Madeleines: Shell-shaped sponge cakes with a lemon glaze; Mini tartes aux fruits: Melt-in-your-mouth pastry topped with crème pâtissière and fresh fruits; Langues de Chat: Thin, crunchy cookies shaped like cat’s tongues; Chocolate Coeur à la Crème: a classic French dessert, so easy you’ll want to make it even on a weeknight! Copies of Mardi’s book will also be available for purchase.

Class is suitable for children 7-14. Price is PER PERSON. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.

This class requires a minimum of 8 adult/child pairs to run.

***Please note – no refund for cancellations made after April 21st 2019. Tickets are transferable only after that date

Sunday April 28th 2019, 2pm – 4pm The Kitchen at St Lawrence Market. Click here for more details and to register. (SOLD OUT)

 

May 2019

Choux puffs filled with jam and cream and topped with chocolate on eatlivetravelwrite.comSunday May 5th 2019: Choux pastry made easy!

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 requires a minimum of 10 people to run.

***Please note – no refund for cancellations made after April 28th 2019. Tickets are transferable only after that date.

Sunday May 5th 2019 10.30am – 12.30pm The Kitchen at St Lawrence Market. Click here for more details and to register.

Kids bake jam tarts for Le Cafe Gourmand on eatlivetravelwrite.comSunday, May 5th 2019: French bistro classics for kids (SOLD OUT!)

Join Mardi Michels author of “In the French Kitchen with Kids” (Appetite by Random House July 2018) in the kitchen to learn how to cook some classic French dishes with your child in this interactive class. Together we’ll learn to make a variety of classic French dishes! On the menu: Cheesy bread sticks, Mini Quiche Lorraine or Végétarien, Quick and easy ratatouille, Palmier cookies.

Copies of Mardi’s book will also be available for purchase!

Class is suitable for children 7-14. Price is PER PERSON. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.

This class requires a minimum of 10 adult/child pairs to run.

***Please note – no refund for cancellations made after April 28th 2019. Tickets are transferable only after that date.

Sunday May 5th 2019, 2pm – 4pm The Kitchen at St Lawrence Market. Click here for more details and to register. (SOLD OUT)

macarons francais bleu blanc rougeSunday May 26th 2019: Macarons for everyone! 

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

This class requires a minimum of 10 people to run.

***Please note – no refund for cancellations made after May 19th 2019. Tickets are, however, transferable to another person after that date.

Sunday May 26th 2019, 10.30am – 12.30pm The Kitchen at St Lawrence Market. Click here for more details and to register.

Dorie Greenspan Mustard BatonsSunday May 26th 2018: French party treats – sweet and savoury!

Looking for some classic dishes to incorporate into your entertaining repertoire? In this class, you’ll learn to make a few classic French treats – both sweet and savoury – to brighten any party table and have your friends asking “Did you really make that?”

In this hands on class, we’ll work with three different types of pastry (choux, puff and shortcrust) and make: Gougères (cheese puffs), Cheesy bread sticks, Mini quiche, Mini tarte tatin, Mini chocolate mousse cups, Mini fruit and curd tartlets

This class requires a minimum of 12 people to run.

***Please note – no refund for cancellations made after May 19th 2019. Tickets are, however, transferable to another person after that date.

Sunday May 26th 2019 20m – 4pm The Kitchen at St Lawrence Market. Click here for more details and to register.