Pate a Choux – Sweet and Savory
Learn the basic techniques behind baking this delicious and versatile pastries with Chef Jennifer Reyes.
In this hands-on class with Chef Jennifer Reyes, you will learn the best techniques to create a perfect crispy shells, understand the science behind baking them to puffed perfection and discuss variations to the master recipe. In addition, you will craft a smooth and creamy Vanilla Pastry Cream and learn the secret to perfect Chocolate Ganache that can be used for everything from ice cream to brownie glaze too! We will make:
Pate a choux
Pâte à choux (pronounced pat-ah-choo) is the paste-like dough used for making the crispy shells of cream puffs, eclairs, gougères. Students will learn to make a versatile choux and turn it into:
Gougeré – French Cheese Puffs
Savory Puffs filled with Smoked Salmon Mousse
Classic Eclairs with Vanilla Pastry Cream and Chocolate Ganache Glaze