Find a great bagel in your own kitchen, made by you. We’ll teach you the secret to making this fun and easy twice-cooked bread at home, which will allow you to make not only bagels, but pretzels too. Get the techniques to mix, proof, shape, boil and bake the quintessential bagel, complete with classic toppings such as sesame seeds and poppy seeds. Plus, you’ll learn to make flavorful compound butters and cream cheeses that will remain a “must” on your breakfast table from now on. At the end of class, you’ll enjoy trying the piping hot bagels you made with cream cheese, lox and all the fixings.
CHOCOLATE TREATS & TRUFFELS
Chocolate lovers rejoice! Whether celebrating the best moments in life or cheering someone up, chocolate tends to instantly make everything better. And now you can learn to bring joy to your friends and family all year round by making these confections at home! In this class, you’ll learn the art of tempering chocolate, and use that knowledge to create an array of treats. With an introduction to the skills used by top chocolatiers and our best recipes to take home, you will be ready to make and enjoy your own chocolate treats whenever the occasion—or craving—calls.
Vive le croissant! Nothing could be more French or more perfect at a lazy Sunday brunch with friends or an elegant breakfast with the family. Warm out of the oven, this classic pastry—flaky on the outside and tender and buttery on the inside—seems to melt in your mouth. Spend a few hours learning how to make, roll out, shape and bake your own croissant creations. Not only will you walk away with understanding fermentation and lamination (the science behind creating those magnificent, flaky layers), you’ll be whipping up a batch to the applause of friends and family in no time.
CREAM PUFFS, ECLAIRS & MORE
Learn the basics of making pâte à choux, the French pastry dough that serves as the foundation of cream puffs, éclairs and so many more Gallic favorites. By trying your hand at mixing, piping and filling techniques, plus a versatile pastry cream recipe, you’ll become familiar with the signature creations of a classic French patisserie, taught by ICC chef-instructors at what was founded as The French Culinary Institute three decades ago. ing those magnificent, flaky layers), you’ll be whipping up a batch to the applause of friends and family in no time.
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