Join Lorie Fangio for a truly unique culinary event. Immerse yourself in the food and culture of France in this 2 day workshop. In this one time special offering you will learn and prepare two of the French “mother” sauces, two major French doughs and three irresistible French desserts. Laminated Viennoiserie will be demonstrated and enjoyed by the group in the form of croissant and Pain Chocolate. We will dine together for a true French experience including a cheese course and wine each day. French cooking is the gold standard and expertise acquired in this class will last a lifetime. Limited to 10 participants. Class Fee $189.00.
Day 1- Using an old fashioned French recipe, we will prepare French Baguettes to be eaten during our class. We will prepare Pastry Cream as an accoutrement for our breakfast of Ambrosia. For lunch we will adopt tried and true techniques to guarantee that our Chicken and Mushroom Soufflés rise to amazing heights. We will prepare a Green Salad of roasted beets, goat cheese and Candied Pecans served with a Champagne Vinaigrette. Our dinner portion for the day will be sumptuous Lobster Corn Chowder and for a sweet finish, dreamy Profiteroles stuffed to the brim with cream.
Day 2- Arrive at 9:30 for a demonstration of laminating Viennoiserie, so fun to watch and yields the most amazing Croissantand Pain Chocolate. We will concentrate on sauces today first up Espagnole Sauce to be served with Beef Tenderloin Tournedos and Mushrooms. Hearty Potatoes Gratin Dauphinoise will be the perfect accompaniment! Next we will turn our attention to the perfect Béchamel Sauce used to create a lovely dinner of Croque Monsieur, always a crowd pleaser. A Sable Crust will be created as the foundation of a take home sweet treat, individual Lemon Tarts! For the perfect finish of our 2 days together we will enjoy Dark Chocolate Raspberry Rose Truffles; sweet, tart and irresistible.