Fundamentals of Pastry

Marie-Antoine Carême (1783-1833) said "The fine arts are five in number, namely: painting, sculpture, poetry, music, and architecture, the principal branch of the latter being pastry."

If Parisian pastries make your sugar senses tingle and have you feeling inspired, test out your own baking skills with SCAFA's 3-hour cooking classes focusing on pastry, baking, desserts, chocolate and more. Patisserie has always been constant topics and trends for food enthusiasts.The programme that we have designed is a programme that can be taken as a series or individual classes, focusing purely on the basics and fundamentals of baking and desserts.

Classes

Techniques

Desserts i
  • Gelatin Cheesecake (No Bake)
  • Crème Caramel
  • Apple Crumble
Pastry i
  • Choux Pastry 
  • Crème Patisserie
  • Pate Brisee 
Baking Savoury
  • Focaccia
  • Pizza Base
  • Quiche
Chocolate
  • Chocolate Truffles
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Chocolate Mousse
Macaroons
  • Macaroons
  • Panna Cotta
  • Filling
Desserts ii
  • Fruit Mousse
  • Poached Pear
  • Tiramisu
Pastry ii
  • Puff Pastry
  • Croissant
  • Pain au chocolat
Baking Sweet
  • Banana Bread
  • Madeline 
  • Torta Tres Leches
Chocolate ii
  • Tempering
  • Bon Bons
  • Filling(s)
Breads
  • Challah
  • Whole Grain
  • English Muffin

 

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Fee Structure

Programme of 10 classes:  AED 4,500 + VAT

Programme of 5 classes: AED 2,250 + VAT

Single Classes:            AED 500 + VAT

 

Day    Saturday

Timing    2pm - 5pm

 

Schedule for January 2019 - March 2019:

26 January Chocolate ii

Learn the basic techniques of tempering chocolate and making bonbons... Learn the basic techniques of tempering chocolate and making bonbons
 

  • Tempering Chocolate
  • Bonbons
  • Filling
 

16 March Pastry i

Learn the art of making pastries.... Learn the art of 2 popular pastry doughs to make tarts and profiteroles

  • Choux Pastry 
  • Creme Patisserie
  • Pate Brisee

02 February Desserts ii

Practice your whipping skills with this introductory class to making beautiful desserts with fruit:... Practice your whipping skills with this introductory class to making beautiful desserts with fruit:

  • Fruit Mousse
  • Poached Pear
  • Tiramisu 

23 February Macaroons

Macaroons—the delightfully light, mini-meringues of French descent. ... Macaroons—the delightfully light, mini-meringues of French descent. Learn the fine art of making these sophisticated delicacies from making the shells to the fillings.

  • Macaroons
  • Panna Cotta 

02 March Desserts i

Learn the basic techniques of making desserts.... Learn the basic techniques of making desserts:

  • Apple Crumble
  • Cheesecake Gelatin
  • Creme Caramel

09 February Pastry ii

Take the second class focusing on pastry This class is 4 hours*... Try the new pastry class focusing on producing one of the hardest "pates" in the industry: Puff Pastry
This class is 4 hours*

  • Croissant
  • Pain Au Choc
  • Puff Pastry

16 February Baking Savoury

Make an Italian bread, cake, pizza base and quiche in this fun baking class.... Join this "HOT" beginner class in baking where students make the following:

  • Focaccia
  • Pizza
  • Quiche

09 March Chocolates i

Indulge in a sweet treat of chocolates.... Indulge in a sweet treat of chocolates. Learn the techniques in making this sweet and tempting chocolate desserts:

  • Chocolate Truffles
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Chocolate Mousse

23 March Baking Sweet

baking sweet stuff banana bread... Take a step further in baking and master these sweet delicious baked goods:

  • Madeline
  • Banana Bread
  • Torta Tres Leches

Contact SCAFA at info@scafa.ae for information on registration deadlines and payment options for upcoming and running classes.