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Dessert Courses at Philleigh Way Cookery School

20 May - 26 July 2017

Would you like to wow your friends and family with extravagant desserts made using modern techniques and specialist ingredients?

Course Overview

During Philleigh Way's new desserts course, you'll learn a variety of skills used by today's top chefs including foams, gels and chocolate work.Philleigh Way will give you the skills and confidence to prepare a wide range of some show-stopping desserts! If you have a sweet tooth, this course is a must!

Tutor: Steve Rudd

Duration: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Max student to tutor ratio: 8/1

Course Details

Welcome: Meet your tutor and see for yourself the Philleigh Way farmhouse cookery school and garden. Enjoy a morning tea or coffee.

The Day: It's an action packed day with four demonstrations and practical sessions. All equipment is provided for you along with tea and coffee and a delicious Philleigh Way lunch.

Close: Have a chat with fellow course attendees and members of the Philleigh Way team. This is a guide to the days activities and may vary depending on the season as well as the group's interest.

Sample desserts

  • Kaffir Lime & Chocolate Tart – candied & crisp limes – pistachio crumb – crème fraiche & spun sugar
  • Strawberry & White Chocolate Mousse – chocolate soil – chocolate snaps – strawberry gel
  • Dark Chocolate Collar – Baileys mousse – vanilla foam – hand dipped truffles
  • Caramelized Rum Banana – compressed pineapple – meringue – golden raisins
  • Cherry Jelly – coconut tuille - Baked Alaska coconut – pickled cherries – griotine Foam

Skills

  • Tempering chocolate
  • Spun sugar work
  • Using a vacuum to infuse flavours
  • Blind baking pickling fruits under vacuum
  • Using Agar to create a gel
  • Using soya lecithin to create a foam
  • Learn aeration for meringues
  • Using a de-hydrator

Age: We would advise that this course is only really suitable for 12 years of age and upwards. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

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