Lessons 20-21 – Sorbet, Granita, Bombes and Tulipes

In the next couple of lessons we got back to frozen desserts, tackling sorbet, granita and bombes.  Surprisingly, sorbet is actually made in a very similar way to ice-cream, minus the cream. In case you don’t know, Granita is a … Continue reading

Lesson 17 – Making Custards – Crème Brulee, Flan, and Bread Pudding!

Lessons 17 was one of my favorites so far because we made one of my all time favorite desserts, crème brulee! We started off the class learning all about different custards. Although we think of custards as being desserts, a … Continue reading

Pastry School — Lessons 9, 10 & 11 — it’s all about the eggs

This week is definitely all about eggs! After spending hours in lesson 8 whipping eggs, we finally got to make things out of them in lesson 9. We started out learning all about meringue. I never realized there were 3 … Continue reading

Pastry School — Lessons 6, 7 & 8

Lesson 6 was all about fruit. We got to taste all sorts of different varieties: stone fruits, tropical fruits, melons, citrus, dried, candied, and more. Did you know that candying fruit should be a 30 day process to remove all … Continue reading