Introduction to Patisserie - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The course is suitable for anyone who wants a guided introduction to patisserie. The course is a great foundation for you to go on and develop your skills either at home in your own kitchen or within a professional envirinment. Perfect for beginners or improving and refining your skills giving you the confidence to recreate dishes.

What makes this course special – This is a new course and makes use of the incredible facilities of the Quantock Restaurant. The day will be packed with a hands on activities learning and creating a ‘Classic French pastries collection’.

Units of study/what is involved:

During the day you will create Mille feuilles, Choux pastries: Chocolate profiteroles, Paris Brest, and beignets as well as a creating your own panna cotta with tuille. By the end of the day you will be able to replicate these in your own home and understand the quality points in order to develop your own showstopping masterpiece.
We will provide you with a recipe booklet to use on the day as well as a booklet to take home with handy hints and tips especially created for this workshop.

Additional costs:

The costs for the course includes all of the ingredients you will be using throughout the day. Tea and coffee will be provided but please bring with you a packed lunch. You will be able to take all of your creations home to enjoy.

Assessment Methods

There will be full instruction on how to undertake each task and also a little recipe book to take home so you can carry on perfecting and developing your skills at home.

Course Summary

Course Title Introduction to Patisserie
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Attendance Requirements One day.
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We work in the Quantock Restaurant which offers a range of services from breakfast buffets to gourmet evenings. This means we’re able to practice our skills in a professional kitchen and front of house environment, and prepare ourselves for the industry.

Ruth Northcote-Brewer

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