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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 1 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 1 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 1 November, 2014
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

This week, it’s the Salon du Chocolat in Paris! To celebrate, spend a sweet afternoon with us on a très très chocolat Macaron Class.    

To accompany your Macarons, you will also be working with three different Chocolate garnishes (White, Milk and Dark)  

Au menu : 

Dark Chocolate Macarons

Milk Chocolate Macarons

White Chocolate Macarons

 

Each participant will part with their creations

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date Date: Saturday, 1 November, 2014
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Tuesday, 4 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Tuesday, 4 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Tuesday, 4 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Wednesday, 5 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Wednesday, 5 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
Meet outside of Metro Station ‘Louvre-Rivoli' metro line 1, just at the corner of rue de Rivoli and rue du Louvre
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you enjoy exploring Paris via your stomach, then join La Cuisine's Food Tours in Paris! Spend three hours filling your belly and feeding your brain on a cultural and culinary food tour of Paris’s historic Les Halles area.  This venerable quarter has been long known as the ‘Belly of Paris’, stemming from the famous 1873 novel ‘Le Ventre de Paris’ by Émile Zola.

Take a tour through time, retracing the mysteries and hidden culinary secrets of the oldest food market in Europe.
During the tour we will explore the foundations of the French culinary scene, from the oldest and most characterful cooking equipment store, to some of the oldest French delicacies you can imagine: fromage to foie gras, sweets to meats !
Along the tour we will collect delicacies from each store that we will sample and enjoy with a glass of wine back at the school!

Au menu :

1-Our favourite historical French cooking equipment store
2-Our favourite foie gras boutique 
3-Our favourite fromage store
4-Our favourite French pâtisserie–boulangerie
5-Our favourite boucherie-charcuterie 
6-A stop at Saint Eustache church – the heart of the French Market until 1953

 

 

Please note that this Paris food tour operates outside for the majority of the time. We will spend approx 2.5 hours on foot with approximately 3.2 kilometers /2 miles of walking, so you will want to dress comfortably and appropriately! We intend to have a typically Parisian experience from shopping to transport via metro (tickets provided).

 

 

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date Date: Wednesday, 5 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

As beautiful as they are tasty, me and learn the art of those known and loved precious little French treats : Les Macarons ! Take home the secrets of these little gems.

Au menu :

Dark Chocolate Macarons

Pistachio Macarons

 

Each participant will leave with their creations! Our two-hour macaron classes are best as an introduction to macarons; if you are looking for a more advanced experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron Classes.

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date Date: Thursday, 6 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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date Date: Thursday, 6 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Thursday, 6 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
Meet directly at the school to start the tour : 80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you think that the sweetest things to see in Paris are the pastries….then this is Chocolate and Pastry tour is for you. 

The Path to Paris Pastries is a cultural and culinary tour of the Paris's finest Pastry institutions!  We will melt away the hours away us touring and tasting our favourite pastry and chocolate spots in Paris !  It's certainly the sweetest food tour in paris you will find!

We will introduce you to our favourite boutiques, from traditional and regional, to trend setting and topical. 

Au menu :

We have a number of sweet specialty places on our visit.  There are just a few tasty morsels of what we will be covering:

- our favourite place for brioche and pink praline 

- our favourite boutique for everything praline

- our favourite Chocolate boutique

- our favourite traditional Boulangerie-Pâtisserie

- two of our favourite very popular international pastry boutiques that just must be discovered....and more!

At a number of the boutiques we of course will be purchasing our sweet goodies to enjoy with a cup of coffee in hand upon returning to La Cuisine Paris ! 

From eye candy to palate pleasing -  spend the afternoon finding the ‘Sweet Spots' of Paris!

 

 

Please note that this Paris food tour operates outside for the majority of the time.  We will spend approx 2.5 hours on foot with approximately 4 kilometers /2.5 miles of walking, so you will want to dress comfortably and appropriately!  

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date Date: Thursday, 6 November, 2014
time Time: 17:00 - 20:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h30
Price : 110.00 €

If you are looking for an evening filled with the perfect blend of technique and modern French gastronomy then join us for our 'Gourmet Soirée - Cuisine Moderne'. 

In this class, the focus is on creating French cuisine with a modern/tendance twist… think structured dishes that preserve all the delicious flavors. 

Led by the chef, you will work with your classmates on everything from 'mise en place' to preparationto plating and presentation creating the perfect modern four-course gourmet French meal

 

Au menu:

 

Velouté de Potimarron, Mousse au Chèvre ('Potimarron' Pumpkin Creamy Soup Topped  with a Goat Cheese Flavoured Foam

 

Magret de Canard, Sauce Echalote Epicée (Duck ‘Magret’ Breast with a spicy shallot sauce)

 

Mousseline de Topinambour (Creamy Jerusalem artichoke purée)

 

Dégustation de Fromages du Terroir de notre Affineur (Plate of Artisanal Cheese picked by our Cheese Affineur)

 

Classic Îles Flottante (a traditional French dessert composed of Crème Anglaise and Meringue) 

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. 

 

 

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date Date: Friday, 7 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 11:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Join us for an afternoon of everything Choux where you will learn not only the secrets of the famous Choux Pastry used to make the Éclair, but also some very traditional fillings and ‘glaçages’ (glazing).

 

Au menu :

 

Dark Chocolate Eclairs (Traditional Choux pastry filled with a Dark chocolate Pastry cream)

 

Vanilla and Raspberry Eclairs (Traditional Choux pastry filled with a Vanilla and Raspberry cream)

 

Each participant will taste and take away their creations!

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date Date: Friday, 7 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Friday, 7 November, 2014
time Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Saturday, 8 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 8 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Saturday, 8 November, 2014
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

In a trance when you see those gorgeous Macarons?  This is the perfect Paris experience for you - spending two blissful hours learning the art of those well known and loved little French treats : Les Macarons! Take home the secrets of these Parisian gems.

Au menu :

Lime macarons

 

Praliné macarons

 

Each participant will leave with their creations! Our two-hour macaron classes are best as an introduction to macarons; if you are looking for a more indepth experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron classes.

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date Date: Saturday, 8 November, 2014
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Wednesday, 12 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Wednesday, 12 November, 2014
time Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you long for a cooking experience that is enjoyable, yet with more of a rigorous element of technical application, then join our three hour Poultry (Volaille) Technical Cooking Class.   While working through three important technical applications in working with Poultry, you will simultaneously be creating a tasty meal to enjoy! 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

-          How to debone your fowl

-          How to make chicken stock, and its various applications

-          How to make ‘paupiettes’ (stuffed chicken parcels)

Each individual will have their own ‘bird’ to master, and from start to finish will learn and apply the finer techniques to creating a classical French meal.  Using the fruits of the labour, the group will construct and enjoy their menu.

Au menu :

-    Soupe à l’oignon (using the chicken stock)

-    Paupiettes aux herbs et champignons (individual parcels of chicken stuffed with herbs and mushrooms, using the ‘paupiette’ technique)

-    Salade folle et Vinaigrette traditionnelle (salad and traditional Vinaigrette)

     A Vanilla ice-cream and Salted butter caramel sauce dessert will be prepared for the class with recipes and explanation provided.

 

     After all of your hard work, enjoy your meal here with us - with a glass of wine in hand !

     Please note that this class has a heavy focus on knife usage, and therefore is only appropriate for adult participation. 

 

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date Date: Wednesday, 12 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Wednesday, 12 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
Meet outside of Metro Station ‘Louvre-Rivoli' metro line 1, just at the corner of rue de Rivoli and rue du Louvre
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you enjoy exploring Paris via your stomach, then join La Cuisine's Food Tours in Paris! Spend three hours filling your belly and feeding your brain on a cultural and culinary food tour of Paris’s historic Les Halles area.  This venerable quarter has been long known as the ‘Belly of Paris’, stemming from the famous 1873 novel ‘Le Ventre de Paris’ by Émile Zola.

Take a tour through time, retracing the mysteries and hidden culinary secrets of the oldest food market in Europe.
During the tour we will explore the foundations of the French culinary scene, from the oldest and most characterful cooking equipment store, to some of the oldest French delicacies you can imagine: fromage to foie gras, sweets to meats !
Along the tour we will collect delicacies from each store that we will sample and enjoy with a glass of wine back at the school!

Au menu :

1-Our favourite historical French cooking equipment store
2-Our favourite foie gras boutique 
3-Our favourite fromage store
4-Our favourite French pâtisserie–boulangerie
5-Our favourite boucherie-charcuterie 
6-A stop at Saint Eustache church – the heart of the French Market until 1953

 

 

Please note that this Paris food tour operates outside for the majority of the time. We will spend approx 2.5 hours on foot with approximately 3.2 kilometers /2 miles of walking, so you will want to dress comfortably and appropriately! We intend to have a typically Parisian experience from shopping to transport via metro (tickets provided).

 

 

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date Date: Wednesday, 12 November, 2014
time Time: 16:00 - 20:00
Location : 
Meet directly at the school to start the Market tour : 80 Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the evening with our chef touring the first ‘afternoon’ market of Paris, a concept new to the city since 2002, with a traditional feel: the Marché Baudoyer

Just behind La Cuisine Paris, discover a contemporary version of a traditional French market. As we will be in one of the most vibrant parts of the city, we will also be visiting some of our wonderfully delicious local ‘artisan’ shops. 

After collecting your goods, and via a pleasurable walk through one of the oldest streets of the city, you will return to La Cuisine Paris where you will have a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet dinner using your fresh market products!

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group meal!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included

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date Date: Thursday, 13 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Thursday, 13 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Thursday, 13 November, 2014
time Time: 17:00 - 20:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h30
Price : 110.00 €

 If you are looking for an evening filled with the perfect blend of technique and traditional French gastronomy then join us for our 'Gourmet Soirée - Cuisine Régionale'. 

In this class, we will travel around France via palate and focus on creating some of France’s oldest and most time-honored dishes and specialties from regions throughout France

Led by the Chef, you will work with your classmates, from 'mise en place' to preparation to plating and presentation, and create the perfect traditional four-course Gourmet French meal. 

After all your hard work, enjoy your creations, including a fine selection of French Fromage, in our dining area over-looking the Seine with some new friends!

 

Au Menu:

Flammenkueche (Alsace) - Very Thin Onion, Cream and Bacon 'Tarte'

Poulet Vallée d’Auge, Poêlée de Champignons ( Normandie) – Chicken Cooked in a Cream, Apple and Cider Sauce, Served with Sautéed Mushrooms

Dégustation de Fromages - Plate of Artisanal Cheese picked by our Cheese Affineur 

Soufflé à la Lavande (Provence) - Soufflé Flavored with Lavender

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us.

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date Date: Friday, 14 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Friday, 14 November, 2014
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

If you are fascintated with learning the art of the typically French dish : Le Soufflé ! Join us for an afternoon of learning and enjoying the secrets of this very special French delicacy!


Au menu :   

Soufflé au Chèvre et Ciboulette (Soufflé with goat cheese and chives)

 

Salade Folle et Lardons, Vinaigrette Traditionelle (Tossed salad with bacon and traditional French vinaigrette 

 

Soufflé Vanille et Framboise (Vanilla and Raspberry Soufflé)

 

 

 

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. 

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date Date: Friday, 14 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

For those who love baking and beauty, we have the Macaron Decoration Skills Class where you can foster both your culinary creations and your artful eye!

This three hour class combines a two-hour course on making macarons with an hour dedicated to decorating techniques. Get creative with us and learn the secrets to these little edible jewels

 

In this class, you will:

Learn the Italian Meringue Technique

Discover decorative equipment (use cornet piping, food markers, and coloring ingredients and techniques ) and apply the techniques:

Learn the tricks to different macaron shapes

Create multi-colored macarons

Use decorative piping 

Make decorative drawings and writing

Create macaron lollipops

 

Each participant will part with their creations!

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date Date: Saturday, 15 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 15 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 15 November, 2014
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Come and learn the art of those well known and loved little French treats : les macarons! Take home the secrets of these Parisian gems.

Au menu :

White chocolate and Espelette Pepper Macaron

  

Dark Chocolate Macaron

 

Each participant will leave with their creations! Our two-hour macaron classes are best as an introduction to macarons; if you are looking for a more advanced experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron classes.

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date Date: Saturday, 15 November, 2014
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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date Date: Tuesday, 18 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Tuesday, 18 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
Meet outside of Metro Station ‘Louvre-Rivoli' metro line 1, just at the corner of rue de Rivoli and rue du Louvre
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you enjoy exploring Paris via your stomach, then join La Cuisine's Food Tours in Paris! Spend three hours filling your belly and feeding your brain on a cultural and culinary food tour of Paris’s historic Les Halles area.  This venerable quarter has been long known as the ‘Belly of Paris’, stemming from the famous 1873 novel ‘Le Ventre de Paris’ by Émile Zola.

Take a tour through time, retracing the mysteries and hidden culinary secrets of the oldest food market in Europe.
During the tour we will explore the foundations of the French culinary scene, from the oldest and most characterful cooking equipment store, to some of the oldest French delicacies you can imagine: fromage to foie gras, sweets to meats !
Along the tour we will collect delicacies from each store that we will sample and enjoy with a glass of wine back at the school!

Au menu :

1-Our favourite historical French cooking equipment store
2-Our favourite foie gras boutique 
3-Our favourite fromage store
4-Our favourite French pâtisserie–boulangerie
5-Our favourite boucherie-charcuterie 
6-A stop at Saint Eustache church – the heart of the French Market until 1953

 

 

Please note that this Paris food tour operates outside for the majority of the time. We will spend approx 2.5 hours on foot with approximately 3.2 kilometers /2 miles of walking, so you will want to dress comfortably and appropriately! We intend to have a typically Parisian experience from shopping to transport via metro (tickets provided).

 

 

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date Date: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Come and learn the art of those known and loved precious little French treats : les macarons ! Take home the secrets of these little gems.

Au menu :

Dark chocolate macarons

White chocolate & raspberry macarons

 

Each participant will leave with their creations! Our two-hour macaron classes are best as an introduction to macarons; if you are looking for a more advanced experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron Classes.

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date Date: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014
time Time: 16:00 - 20:00
Location : 
Meet directly at the school to start the Market tour : 80 Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the evening with our chef touring the first ‘afternoon’ market of Paris, a concept new to the city since 2002, with a traditional feel: the Marché Baudoyer

Just behind La Cuisine Paris, discover a contemporary version of a traditional French market. As we will be in one of the most vibrant parts of the city, we will also be visiting some of our wonderfully delicious local ‘artisan’ shops. 

After collecting your goods, and via a pleasurable walk through one of the oldest streets of the city, you will return to La Cuisine Paris where you will have a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet dinner using your fresh market products!

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group meal!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included

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date Date: Thursday, 20 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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date Date: Thursday, 20 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

It's right up there as one of those special desserts you think of when you think of France. The secrets to a flaky, light, buttery Mille Feuille could be all yours. From the dough to the crème to the fondant icing, you work through each step in our three hour Puff Pastry Class.

 

First you will learn all the technical aspects of making the perfect Pâte feuilleté (puff pastry), the flakiest pastry dough.

We’ll whip up Crème Mousseline, no ordinary cream filling, but a Crème Pâtissière made even tastier from the addition of beaten butter.

After you make your own Pâte Feuilleté, you will create not one but two Mille Feuille from your varied crème mousseline.

 

             Mille Feuille with Crème Mousseline Vanille

             Mille Feuille with Crème Mousseline Pralinée

 

Top it off (or it wouldnt be mille feuille!) by learning to work with fondant icing.

 

At the end of the class, celebrate your hard work and indulge in the Chef’s Mille Feuille – you take home what you’ve created!  

 

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date Date: Thursday, 20 November, 2014
time Time: 17:00 - 20:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h30
Price : 110.00 €

 

If you are looking for an evening filled with the perfect blend of technique and modern French gastronomy then join us for our 'Gourmet Soirée - Cuisine Moderne'. 

In this class, the focus is on creating French cuisine with a modern/tendance twist… think structured dishes that preserve all the delicious flavors. 

Led by the chef, you will work with your classmates on everything from 'mise en place' to preparation to plating and presentation creating the perfect modern four-course gourmet French meal

Au menu:

Velouté de Châtaignes Truffé (Creamy truffled chesnut soup)

Filet Mignon de Porc Laqué au Miel (Pork tenderloin roasted with a spicy honey sauce)

Mousseline de Panais (Creamy parsnip purée)

Dégustation de Fromages du Terroir de notre Affineur (Plate of Artisanal Cheese picked by our Cheese Affineur)

 

Poire Pochée au Vin Epicé, Meringues (Pear poached in a spicy mulled wine, served with meringues)

 

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. 

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date Date: Friday, 21 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Friday, 21 November, 2014
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

For those of you fascinated by the French crêpe, join us for a thoroughly crêpe lunch

In France, crêpes are one of the staples of the average diet… Join us for a lunch where you will learn the techniques of two different and typical dishes.


Au menu : 

 

Galette de Sarrasin Chèvre et Fondue de Poireaux (savory buckwheat crêpe with a leek fondue and goat cheese) 

 

Salade Folle et Lardons, Vinaigrette Traditionnelle (Tossed salad with bacon and traditional French vinaigrette) 

 

Crêpe Sauce Chocolat et Chantilly (sweet crêpe with a chocolate sauce and Chantilly whipped cream)


After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included

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date Date: Friday, 21 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

For those who love baking and beauty, we have the Macaron Decoration Skills Class where you can foster both your culinary creations and your artful eye!

This three hour class combines a two-hour course on making macarons with an hour dedicated to decorating techniques. Get creative with us and learn the secrets to these little edible jewels

 

In this class, you will:

Learn the Italian Meringue Technique

Discover decorative equipment (use cornet piping, food markers, and coloring ingredients and techniques ) and apply the techniques:

Learn the tricks to different macaron shapes

Create multi-colored macarons

Use decorative piping 

Make decorative drawings and writing

Create macaron lollipops

 

Each participant will part with their creations!

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date Date: Saturday, 22 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 22 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Saturday, 22 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Looking for French Macaron Cooking classes in Paris? Come and learn the art of those known and loved precious little French treats !  Les Macarons! Take home the secrets of these little gems.  

 

Au menu :

Pistachio Macarons

Lime Macarons

 

Each participant will part with a box of creations!  Our two hour Macaron Class are best as an introduction to Macarons, if you are looking for a more advanced experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron Classes.

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Wednesday, 26 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Wednesday, 26 November, 2014
time Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you long for a cooking experience that is enjoyable, yet with more of a rigorous element of technical application, then join our three hour Poultry (Volaille) Technical Cooking Class.   While working through three important technical applications in working with Poultry, you will simultaneously be creating a tasty meal to enjoy! 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

-          How to debone your fowl

-          How to make chicken stock, and its various applications

-          How to make ‘paupiettes’ (stuffed chicken parcels)

Each individual will have their own ‘bird’ to master, and from start to finish will learn and apply the finer techniques to creating a classical French meal.  Using the fruits of the labour, the group will construct and enjoy their menu.

Au menu :

-    Soupe à l’oignon (using the chicken stock)

-    Paupiettes aux herbs et champignons (individual parcels of chicken stuffed with herbs and mushrooms, using the ‘paupiette’ technique)

-    Salade folle et Vinaigrette traditionnelle (salad and traditional Vinaigrette)

     A Vanilla ice-cream and Salted butter caramel sauce dessert will be prepared for the class with recipes and explanation provided.

 

     After all of your hard work, enjoy your meal here with us - with a glass of wine in hand !

     Please note that this class has a heavy focus on knife usage, and therefore is only appropriate for adult participation. 

 

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date Date: Wednesday, 26 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
Meet outside of Metro Station ‘Louvre-Rivoli' metro line 1, just at the corner of rue de Rivoli and rue du Louvre
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you enjoy exploring Paris via your stomach, then join La Cuisine's Food Tours in Paris! Spend three hours filling your belly and feeding your brain on a cultural and culinary food tour of Paris’s historic Les Halles area.  This venerable quarter has been long known as the ‘Belly of Paris’, stemming from the famous 1873 novel ‘Le Ventre de Paris’ by Émile Zola.

Take a tour through time, retracing the mysteries and hidden culinary secrets of the oldest food market in Europe.
During the tour we will explore the foundations of the French culinary scene, from the oldest and most characterful cooking equipment store, to some of the oldest French delicacies you can imagine: fromage to foie gras, sweets to meats !
Along the tour we will collect delicacies from each store that we will sample and enjoy with a glass of wine back at the school!

Au menu :

1-Our favourite historical French cooking equipment store
2-Our favourite foie gras boutique 
3-Our favourite fromage store
4-Our favourite French pâtisserie–boulangerie
5-Our favourite boucherie-charcuterie 
6-A stop at Saint Eustache church – the heart of the French Market until 1953

 

 

Please note that this Paris food tour operates outside for the majority of the time. We will spend approx 2.5 hours on foot with approximately 3.2 kilometers /2 miles of walking, so you will want to dress comfortably and appropriately! We intend to have a typically Parisian experience from shopping to transport via metro (tickets provided).

 

 

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date Date: Wednesday, 26 November, 2014
time Time: 16:00 - 20:00
Location : 
Meet directly at the school to start the Market tour : 80 Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the evening with our chef touring the first ‘afternoon’ market of Paris, a concept new to the city since 2002, with a traditional feel: the Marché Baudoyer

Just behind La Cuisine Paris, discover a contemporary version of a traditional French market. As we will be in one of the most vibrant parts of the city, we will also be visiting some of our wonderfully delicious local ‘artisan’ shops. 

After collecting your goods, and via a pleasurable walk through one of the oldest streets of the city, you will return to La Cuisine Paris where you will have a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet dinner using your fresh market products!

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group meal!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included

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date Date: Thursday, 27 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h30
Price : 110.00 €

 Thanksgiving is meant to be shared with others, so join us for French-American style Thanksgiving!

In the spirit of this special Holiday, work with your new found friends on creating an elegant menu which is a fusion of some of our favorite dishes from France and the US.  

After all of your hard work, toast yourselves with a glass of Champagne, and enjoy your creations in our dining area over-looking the Seine!

 

Au Menu :

Salade d'épinards, Roquefort, Haricots Verts, Poires et Noisettes, Vinaigrette Traditionnelle (Baby spinach, blue cheese, green beans, pear and hazelnut salad with a traditional vinaigrette)

Coquelet Herbes sous la Peau, Rôti (Young rooster, flavoured with herbs under the skin, roasted)

Crème à l'Ail (Garlic Sauce)

Crème de Chou-Fleur et Muscade (Cauliflower and nutmeg creamy soup)

Potimarron Rôti au Miel (Honey roasted potimarron pumpkin)

Condiment Aigre-Doux à l'Oignon Rouge (Sweet and sour red onion relish)

Purée de Pommes de Terre Crémeuse à la Vanille (Vanilla flavoured creamy potato purée)

Tartelette aux noix et caramel (Walnut and caramel tartelette)

Tartelette Streusel aux Poires (Pear 'streusel' Tarte)

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. A glass of Champagne and Wine included

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date Date: Thursday, 27 November, 2014
time Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Thursday, 27 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you think that the sweetest things to see in Paris are the pastries….then this is Chocolate and Pastry tour is for you. 

The Path to Paris Pastries is a cultural and culinary tour of the Paris's finest Pastry institutions!  We will melt away the hours away us touring and tasting our favourite pastry and chocolate spots in Paris !  It's certainly the sweetest food tour in paris you will find!

We will introduce you to our favourite boutiques, from traditional and regional, to trend setting and topical. 

Au menu :

We have a number of sweet specialty places on our visit.  There are just a few tasty morsels of what we will be covering:

- our favourite place for brioche and pink praline 

- our favourite boutique for everything praline

- our favourite Chocolate boutique

- our favourite traditional Boulangerie-Pâtisserie

- two of our favourite very popular international pastry boutiques that just must be discovered....and more!

At a number of the boutiques we of course will be purchasing our sweet goodies to enjoy with a cup of coffee in hand upon returning to La Cuisine Paris ! 

From eye candy to palate pleasing -  spend the afternoon finding the ‘Sweet Spots' of Paris!

 

 

Please note that this Paris food tour operates outside for the majority of the time.  We will spend approx 2.5 hours on foot with approximately 4 kilometers /2.5 miles of walking, so you will want to dress comfortably and appropriately!  

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date Date: Thursday, 27 November, 2014
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Join us for an afternoon of everything Choux where you will learn not only the secrets of the famous Choux Pastry used to make the Éclair, but also some very traditional fillings and ‘glaçages’ (glazing).

 

Au menu :

 

Vanilla & Strawberry Eclairs (Traditional Choux pastry filled with a Vanilla Crème Pâtissière cream and Strawberries)

Pistachio Eclairs (Traditional Choux pastry filled with a Pistachio Crème Pâtissière cream)

 

Each participant will taste and take away their creations!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Thursday, 27 November, 2014
time Time: 17:00 - 20:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h30
Price : 110.00 €

 Thanksgiving is meant to be shared with others, so join us for French-American style Thanksgiving!

In the spirit of this special Holiday, work with your new found friends on creating an elegant menu which is a fusion of some of our favorite dishes from France and the US.  

After all of your hard work, toast yourselves with a glass of Champagne, and enjoy your creations in our dining area over-looking the Seine!

 

Au Menu :

Salade d'épinards, Roquefort, Haricots Verts, Poires et Noisettes, Vinaigrette Traditionnelle (Baby spinach, blue cheese, green beans, pear and hazelnut salad with a traditional vinaigrette)

Coquelet Herbes sous la Peau, Rôti (Young rooster, flavoured with herbs under the skin, roasted)

Crème à l'Ail (Garlic Sauce)

Crème de Chou-Fleur et Muscade (Cauliflower and nutmeg creamy soup)

Potimarron Rôti au Miel (Honey roasted potimarron pumpkin)

Condiment Aigre-Doux à l'Oignon Rouge (Sweet and sour red onion relish)

Purée de Pommes de Terre Crémeuse à la Vanille (Vanilla flavoured creamy potato purée)

Tartelette aux noix et caramel (Walnut and caramel tartelette)

Tartelette Streusel aux Poires (Pear 'streusel' Tarte)

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. A glass of Champagne and Wine included

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date Date: Friday, 28 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at the top of the escalators outside of Metro Station ‘Place Monge’ on metro line 7. Upon exiting the Metro, please take exit ‘Sortie 1 : Place Monge’
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning with our chef touring one of the most colorful markets in Paris: the Marché Monge 

 

Just minutes from La Cuisine Paris, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with our chef.

 

After the market experience, you will return to La Cuisine Paris where you will begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products!

 

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!). Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different!  We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! 

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included

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date Date: Friday, 28 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Friday, 28 November, 2014
time Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Friday, 28 November, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

For those who love baking and beauty, we have the Macaron Decoration Skills Class where you can foster both your culinary creations and your artful eye!

This three hour class combines a two-hour course on making macarons with an hour dedicated to decorating techniques. Get creative with us and learn the secrets to these little edible jewels

 

In this class, you will:

Learn the Italian Meringue Technique

Discover decorative equipment (use cornet piping, food markers, and coloring ingredients and techniques ) and apply the techniques:

Learn the tricks to different macaron shapes

Create multi-colored macarons

Use decorative piping 

Make decorative drawings and writing

Create macaron lollipops

 

Each participant will part with their creations!

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date Date: Saturday, 29 November, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 29 November, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 29 November, 2014
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Come and learn the art of those well known and loved little French treats : Les macarons! Take home the secrets of these Parisian gems. During the macaron class, we will make two popular flavours!

Au menu :

Praliné macarons

Moka macarons

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!  Our two-hour macaron classes are best as an introduction to macarons; if you are looking for a more advanced experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron classes.

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date Date: Saturday, 29 November, 2014
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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date Date: Tuesday, 2 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Tuesday, 2 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Wednesday, 3 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Wednesday, 3 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

There is nothing better than endulging in a delicious bite size treat like a beautiful French Macaron!  Crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, and 100% beautiful all over!  For the Macaron mavens out there, this is the class for you - two hours of pure macaron!  Take home the secrets of these little gems.

Au menu :

Praliné Macarons

 White Chocolate & Espelette Macarons

 

Each participant will part with their creations! Our two hour Macaron Class are best as an introduction to Macarons, if you are looking for a more indepth experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron Classes.

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date Date: Thursday, 4 December, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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date Date: Thursday, 4 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Thursday, 4 December, 2014
time Time: 17:00 - 20:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h30
Price : 110.00 €

If you are looking for an evening filled with the perfect blend of technique and traditional French gastronomy then join us for our 'Gourmet Soirée - Cuisine Régionale'. 

In this class, we will travel around France via palate and focus on creating some of France’s oldest and most time-honored dishes and specialties from regions throughout France

Led by the Chef, you will work with your classmates, from 'mise en place' to preparation to plating and presentation, and create the perfect traditional four-course Gourmet French meal. 

After all your hard work, enjoy your creations, including a fine selection of French Fromage, in our dining area over-looking the Seine with some new friends!

 

Au Menu:

Flamiche Picarde aux Poireaux (Nord de la France) - Traditional Leek and Cream 'Tarte'

Magret de Canard, Pommes Sarladaises (Périgord) - French Duck Breast, Potatoes Sautéed with Duck Fat and Garlic 

Dégustation de Fromages (Plate of Artisanal Cheese picked by our Cheese Affineur) 

Crêpe Suzette (Paris) – Crêpe with a flambéed citrus fruit sauce

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us.

 

 

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date Date: Friday, 5 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Friday, 5 December, 2014
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Savory or Sweet, it’s that wonderful French delicacy that does not wait for you, you wait for it : Le Soufflé ! 

Turn your lunch time in to a hands-on cooking class in the heart of Paris and join us for an afternoon of learning the secrets of one of France’s most well-known dishes.

Au menu :   

 

Soufflé Saumon, Parmesan et Ciboulette - Smoked salmon, Parmesan Cheese and Chives Soufflé


Salade folle et lardons, Traditionnal vinaigrette - Tossed salad with bacon and traditonal French viniagrette

 

Soufflé Vanille et Citron Vert - Vanilla and Lime Soufflé

 

 

After all the hard work, enjoy your meal here with us! Wine included

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date Date: Friday, 5 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Sometimes it’s hard to pick just one dessert. Some want to perfect their macarons, others want to master the ‘choux’, but if you prefer a little taste of everything,  we have something for you too! In three hours with us, you can create your very own assortment of France’s classic Pastries and Desserts

Well known as the foundations of French sweetness, roll up your sleeves and immerse yourself in some of the oldest French Pastries and Desserts known!

You will create four classic French specialties from start to finish, allowing you to practice a range of French Pastry techniques.

Take away the French Pastry essentials: the history, the techniques, and the dessert!

 

Au menu: 

Traditional Mini Vanilla Crème Brûlée  -  The classic French specialty is said to have first appeared in 1691

Gâteau Basque - The most traditional dessert from the Basque country! A buttery cherry and Crème Pâtissière pie, created during the 17th century.

Madeleines Made famous by Marcel Proust, the buttery delights made their first appearance the mid-18th century

Baba au Rhum et sa crème Chantilly - The famous Rum Baba was born during the 18th century ; we will decorate it with everyone's favourite, the Chantilly whipped cream, from the 18th century

 

Enjoy your Classic French Crème Brûlée here with us, and take home all the rest!

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date Date: Saturday, 6 December, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café Le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 6 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Saturday, 6 December, 2014
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Come and learn the art of those well known and loved little French treats : les Macarons ! Take home the secrets of these Parisian gems.

Au menu :

White chocolate and vanilla macarons 

Milk chocolate and passion fruit macarons

 Each participant will leave with their creations! Our two-hour macaron classes are best as an introduction to macarons; if you are looking for a more advanced experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron classes.

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date Date: Saturday, 6 December, 2014
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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date Date: Tuesday, 9 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Tuesday, 9 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Wednesday, 10 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Wednesday, 10 December, 2014
time Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you long for a cooking experience that is enjoyable, yet with more of a rigorous element of technical application, then join our three hour Poultry (Volaille) Technical Cooking Class.   While working through three important technical applications in working with Poultry, you will simultaneously be creating a tasty meal to enjoy! 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

-          How to debone your fowl

-          How to make chicken stock, and its various applications

-          How to make ‘paupiettes’ (stuffed chicken parcels)

Each individual will have their own ‘bird’ to master, and from start to finish will learn and apply the finer techniques to creating a classical French meal.  Using the fruits of the labour, the group will construct and enjoy their menu.

Au menu :

-    Soupe à l’oignon (using the chicken stock)

-    Paupiettes aux herbs et champignons (individual parcels of chicken stuffed with herbs and mushrooms, using the ‘paupiette’ technique)

-    Salade folle et Vinaigrette traditionnelle (salad and traditional Vinaigrette)

     A Vanilla ice-cream and Salted butter caramel sauce dessert will be prepared for the class with recipes and explanation provided.

 

     After all of your hard work, enjoy your meal here with us - with a glass of wine in hand !

     Please note that this class has a heavy focus on knife usage, and therefore is only appropriate for adult participation. 

 

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date Date: Wednesday, 10 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

As beautiful as they are tasty, me and learn the art of those known and loved precious little French treats : Les Macarons ! Take home the secrets of these little gems.

Au menu :

Dark Chocolate Macarons

Pistachio Macarons

 

Each participant will leave with their creations! Our two-hour macaron classes are best as an introduction to macarons; if you are looking for a more advanced experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron Classes.

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date Date: Thursday, 11 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

It's right up there as one of those special desserts you think of when you think of France. The secrets to a flaky, light, buttery Mille Feuille could be all yours. From the dough to the crème to the fondant icing, you work through each step in our three hour Puff Pastry Class.

 

First you will learn all the technical aspects of making the perfect Pâte feuilleté (puff pastry), the flakiest pastry dough.

We’ll whip up Crème Mousseline, no ordinary cream filling, but a Crème Pâtissière made even tastier from the addition of beaten butter.

After you make your own Pâte Feuilleté, you will create not one but two Mille Feuille from your varied crème mousseline.

 

             Mille Feuille with Crème Mousseline Vanille

             Mille Feuille with Crème Mousseline Pralinée

 

Top it off (or it wouldnt be mille feuille!) by learning to work with fondant icing.

 

At the end of the class, celebrate your hard work and indulge in the Chef’s Mille Feuille – you take home what you’ve created!  

 

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date Date: Thursday, 11 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
Meet in front of
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

It's that magical time of year in Paris...the most decadent, delicious time of year!  

Interested in seeing (and tasting!) how Paris does the Holidays?  Join us for a three hours of promenading and eating through Les Halles and Rue Montorgueil, dating back to the 12th century, it is one of the most historic food areas of Paris. We will be greeted by streets that have magically transformed for the holiday season.  Garlands go up, the street become alive with lights and store fronts are filled with seasonal specialties!

Enjoy visiting and learn all about French holiday traditions and holiday food.  We will of course pick up all the essentials for a holiday apero, from foie gras to enjoying some of our favorite winter fromage dishes, decadent pasties, and more!

After collecting our goodies, we will return to the school for our tasting, where we will toast the holiday season with Champagne.

 

Au menu: 

1)   A walk through a festive marché

2)   Our favorite pâtisserie

3)   Our favorite foie gras boutique

4)   Our favorite fromagerie

5)   Our boucherie-chatcuterie

6)   Our favorite boulangerie

 

Please note that this Paris food tour operates outside for the majority of the time. We will spend approx 2.5 hours on foot with approximately 3.2 kilometers /2 miles of walking, so you will want to dress comfortably and appropriately! We intend to have a typically Parisian experience from shopping to transport via metro (tickets provided).

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date Date: Friday, 12 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Friday, 12 December, 2014
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Being thin in Paris can be challenge, and that goes for la crêpe, as well!  Those delicately thin, and perfectly golden crêpes, at your finger tips inthe heart of Paris

 

In France, crêpes are just as important as any other French classic dish, so if you are a fan of those savory Galettes and sweet Crêpes, then this is the perfect lunch for you .  Join us for a hands-on class in Paris and learn the techniques of two different and typical dishes!

 

 

Au menu : 

 

Galette au sarrasin, epinards sautés et chèvre - savory buckwheat crêpe with spinach and goat cheese

 

Salade folle et lardons, Traditionnal vinaigrette - tossed salad with bacon and traditonal French viniagrette

 

Crêpe aux pommes rôties, sauce caramel - sweet crêpe with roasted apples and homemade caramel sauce

 

 After preparing your meal, enjoy eating your lunch with us. Wine is included

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date Date: Friday, 12 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

For those who love baking and beauty, we have the Macaron Decoration Skills Class where you can foster both your culinary creations and your artful eye!

This three hour class combines a two-hour course on making macarons with an hour dedicated to decorating techniques. Get creative with us and learn the secrets to these little edible jewels

 

In this class, you will:

Learn the Italian Meringue Technique

Discover decorative equipment (use cornet piping, food markers, and coloring ingredients and techniques ) and apply the techniques:

Learn the tricks to different macaron shapes

Create multi-colored macarons

Use decorative piping 

Make decorative drawings and writing

Create macaron lollipops

 

Each participant will part with their creations!

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date Date: Friday, 12 December, 2014
time Time: 17:00 - 20:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 110.00 €

If you are looking for an evening filled with the perfect blend of technique and modern French gastronomy then join us for our 'Gourmet Soirée - Cuisine Moderne'

In this class, the focus is on creating French cuisine with a modern/tendance twist… think more structured dishes, but of course still preserving all the delicious flavors. 

Led by the Chef, you will work with your classmates, from 'mise en place' to preparation to plating and presentation, and create the perfect modern four-course Gourmet French meal

 

Cappuccino de Petits Pois de Menthe - Cream of pea with a whipped mint emulsion

 

Dodeline de Poulet à la Tapenade, Pignons et Basilic - Hand rolled chicken parcel with olives, pinenutes and fresh basil

 

Courgette Ronde Farcie à la Sauge - Stuffed Round Zucchini 

  

Dégustation de Fromages du Terroir de notre Affineur  - Pate of Artisanal Cheese picked by our cheese Affineur

 

Crème Caramel, Tuile Dentelle - Traditional vanilla and caramel custard dessert served with a delicate 'Tuile' Cookie

 

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. 

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date Date: Saturday, 13 December, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café Le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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date Date: Saturday, 13 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Saturday, 13 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

‘Spice’ up your 2014 Holidays in Paris with a Festive Macaron Class

In this class you will be learning the secrets to creating the perfect macaron shell, as well as making two popular French Holiday garnishes using seasonal spices and flavors

 

Au menu :

Macarons aux Marrons Glacés (Candied Chestnut Macarons)

Macarons Orange et Cannelle (Orange and Cinnamon Macarons)

 

Each participant will have a goodie bag to take away their creations!

 

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date Date: Saturday, 13 December, 2014
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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date Date: Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
time Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

‘Spice’ up your 2014 Holidays in Paris with a Festive Macaron Class

In this class you will be learning the secrets to creating the perfect macaron shell, as well as making two popular French Holiday garnishes using seasonal spices and flavors

 

Au menu :

Macarons aux Marrons Glacés (Candied Chestnut Macarons)

Macarons Orange et Cannelle (Orange and Cinnamon Macarons)

 

Each participant will have a goodie bag to take away their creations!

 

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date Date: Wednesday, 17 December, 2014
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hotel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

The quintessential French dish : La Quiche !

If homemade buttery pâte brisée speaks to you, you are in the right place here with us!  The perfect lunch spot in Paris where you work from start to finish on creating the most scumptous of traditional French dishes.  Found on every Bistrot menu in France, enjoy a hands-on cooking class where you make your very own.

Au Menu :   

 

Quiche aux Tomates et au Chèvre - Quiche with tomato and goats cheese

 

Salade folle et lardons, Traditionnal vinaigrette - tossed salad with bacon and traditonal French viniagrette 

 

Tartelette aux Poires, Noix et Caramel - Tartelette of pear, walnut and caramel

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine included

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date Date: Wednesday, 17 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Thursday, 18 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Thursday, 18 December, 2014
time Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Two hours of Choux bliss to help you prepare for your Holiday entertaining.  Spend the afternoon mastering secrets of the famous Choux Pastry - both Sucre (Sweet) and Salé (Savory).  In this class, you will master the ever so delicious, puffy and Cheesy French Gougères – perfect enjoyed with a glass of Champagne!  Of course your Holiday dessert table won’t be complete without light, delicate and Chocolaty French Éclairs !

 

Au menu :

 

Dark Chocolate Éclairs (Traditional sweet Choux pastry filled with a Dark chocolate Pastry cream!) 

Gougères (Traditional savory Choux pastry infused with Fromage!)

 

Each participant will taste and take away their creations!

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date Date: Thursday, 18 December, 2014
time Time: 16:30 - 20:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h30
Price : 110.00 €

Start your Holiday Celebrations with a bit of French Elegance

 

Spend the evening creating an elegant and festive French Holiday menu filled with luxury products and seasonal flavors

 

After creating your meal, dine with your new found friends at our dining room overlooking the Seine.  Toast to the Holidays, and enjoy a glass of Champagne with us!

 

 

Au Menu :

 

 

Fondue de Poireaux et Saint-Jacques Truffées (Creamy leek fondue with truffle flavored scallops)

 

Caille et Foie Gras façon Rossini, sauce Porto (Quail and Foie Gras with a port wine sauce, rossini style)

 

Mousseline de Céleri, Champignons Sauvages (Creamy celeriac  purée, sautéed wild mushrooms)

 

Dégustation de Fromages du Terroir de notre Affineur (Plate of Artisanal Cheese picked by our Cheese Affineur)

 

Tuiles Cigarette Cacao à la Mousse de Chocolat Blanc et Citron Vert, Mangue Rôtie (White chocolate and lime mousse stuffed cocoa cigarette cookies with roasted mango)

  

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. A glass of Champagne and Wine will be included.

 

 

 

 

 

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date Date: Friday, 19 December, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at the top of the escalators outside of Metro Station ‘Place Monge’ on metro line 7. Upon exiting the Metro, please take exit ‘Sortie 1 : Place Monge’
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning with our chef touring one of the most colorful markets in Paris: the Marché Monge 

 

Just minutes from La Cuisine Paris, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with our chef.

 

After the market experience, you will return to La Cuisine Paris where you will begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products!

 

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!). Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different!  We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! 

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included

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date Date: Friday, 19 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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date Date: Friday, 19 December, 2014
time Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Nothing says the Holiday Season in France like a touch of Champage to your menu...and the same goes for those delicate French Pastries.  We have taken Classic French Pastries and added a bit of Holiday flair!  

Enjoy a little taste of everything,  in three hours with us, you can create your very own assortment of France’s classic Pastries and Desserts au Champagne !

Well known as the foundations of French sweetness, roll up your sleeves and immerse yourself in some of the oldest French Pastries and Desserts known!

You will create four classic French specialties from start to finish, allowing you to practice a range of French Pastry techniques.

Take away the French Pastry essentials: the history, the techniques, and the dessert!

 

Au menu: 

 

Charlotte aux Framboises et mousse de Champagne  -  The classic French Charlotte with raspberries delicate Champagne Mousee

Truffes au chocolat noir et Champagne - Hand rolled dark chocolate and Champagne Truffles 

Argumes Caramélisés et émulsion de Champagne Carmelized seasonal citrus fruit with a Champagne emulsion

 

Enjoy as much as you can here on site, and take home all the rest!

 

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date Date: Friday, 19 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

For those who love baking and beauty, we have the Macaron Decoration Skills Class where you can foster both your culinary creations and your artful eye!

This three hour class combines a two-hour course on making macarons with an hour dedicated to decorating techniques. Get creative with us and learn the secrets to these little edible jewels

 

In this class, you will:

Learn the Italian Meringue Technique

Discover decorative equipment (use cornet piping, food markers, and coloring ingredients and techniques ) and apply the techniques:

Learn the tricks to different macaron shapes

Create multi-colored macarons

Use decorative piping 

Make decorative drawings and writing

Create macaron lollipops

 

Each participant will part with their creations!

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date Date: Saturday, 20 December, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café Le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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date Date: Saturday, 20 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Saturday, 20 December, 2014
time Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

The most traditional Christmas pastry, found in every pastry shop and on every family table in France at this season : The Bûche de Noël !  Add this glorious pastry to your 2014 Holidays in Paris.

Join us for a special afternoon workshop focusing on this most festive pastry.  During the Bûche de Noël workshop, you will construct your own ‘Bûche’.  

During the pastry class you will learn the techniques for making a Chocolate Génoise cake, a Chocolate crème FouettéeChocolate ganache, and Italian meringue.

 

Au Menu : 

Bûche de Noël comme une Forêt Noire (Chocolate cake, with a Chocolate and Cherry filling, coated with Ganache and decorated with Meringue mushrooms) 

 

Are you curious but don't know what a Bûche is?  Take a look at what we did last year on our Facebook page 

Each participant will have a goodie bag to take away their creations! 

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date Date: Saturday, 20 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

‘Spice’ up your Holidays in Paris with a Festive Macaron Class

In this class you will be learning the secrets to creating the perfect macaron shell, as well as making two popular French Holiday garnishes using seasonal spices and flavors

 

Au menu :

 

Macarons aux Marrons Glacés (Candied Chestnut Macarons)

Macaron Caramel Beurre Salé (Salted Butter Caramel Macarons)

 

Each participant will have a goodie bag to take away their creations!

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date Date: Saturday, 20 December, 2014
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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date Date: Monday, 22 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

What better way to ‘spice’ up your Holidays, than with a Festive Macaron Class

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you - all with some special holiday cheer!

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create four popular French holiday garnishes using seasonal spices and flavorsFrom the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade white Chritmas buttercream

Garnish : homemade Chestnut mousse 

Garnish : homemade Fruit compote, Holiday flavour

Garnish : homemade Ganache with Orange and Cinnamon

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Monday, 22 December, 2014
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

The best way to enjoy the Holidays in Paris...endulging in that savory and sweet delicacy : Le Soufflé ! 

Turn your lunch time in to a hands-on cooking class in the heart of Paris and join us for an afternoon of learning the secrets of one of France’s most well-known dishes.

 

Soufflé au Roquefort - French Roquefort Soufflé


Salade folle et lardons, Traditionnal vinaigrette - Tossed salad with bacon and traditonal French viniagrette

 

Soufflé au Grand-Marnier - Grand-Marnier (Orange Liqueur) Soufflé

 

 

After all the hard work, enjoy eating your Soufflé here with us! Wine included

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date Date: Monday, 22 December, 2014
time Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Nothing says the Holiday Season in France like a touch of Champage to your menu...and the same goes for those delicate French Pastries.  We have taken Classic French Pastries and added a bit of Holiday flair!  

Enjoy a little taste of everything,  in three hours with us, you can create your very own assortment of France’s classic Pastries and Desserts au Champagne !

Well known as the foundations of French sweetness, roll up your sleeves and immerse yourself in some of the oldest French Pastries and Desserts known!

You will create four classic French specialties from start to finish, allowing you to practice a range of French Pastry techniques.

Take away the French Pastry essentials: the history, the techniques, and the dessert!

 

Au menu: 

 

Charlotte aux Framboises et mousse de Champagne  -  The classic French Charlotte with raspberries delicate Champagne Mousee

Truffes au chocolat noir et Champagne - Hand rolled dark chocolate and Champagne Truffles 

Argumes Caramélisés et émulsion de Champagne Carmelized seasonal citrus fruit with a Champagne emulsion

 

Enjoy as much as you can here on site, and take home all the rest!

 

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date Date: Monday, 22 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Monday, 22 December, 2014
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Join us for an afternoon of everything Choux where you will learn not only the secrets of the famous Choux Pastry used to make the Éclair, but also some very traditional fillings and ‘glaçages’ (glazing).

 

Au menu :

 

Chocolate & Hazelnut Eclairs (Traditional Choux pastry filled with a Chocolate and Hazelnut pastry cream)

Vanilla & Grand-Marnier Eclairs (Traditional Choux pastry filled with a Vanilla pastry cream)

 

Each participant will taste and take away their creations!

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date Date: Tuesday, 23 December, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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date Date: Tuesday, 23 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Tuesday, 23 December, 2014
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

‘Spice’ up your 2014 Holidays in Paris with a Festive Macaron Class

In this class you will be learning the secrets to creating the perfect macaron shell, as well as making two popular French Holiday garnishes using seasonal spices and flavors

 

Au menu :

Macarons aux Marrons Glacés (Candied Chestnut Macarons)

Macarons Orange et Cannelle (Orange and Cinnamon Macarons)

 

Each participant will have a goodie bag to take away their creations!

 

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date Date: Tuesday, 23 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

The most traditional Christmas pastry, found in every pastry shop and on every family table in France at this season : The Bûche de Noël !  Add this glorious pastry to your 2014 Holidays in Paris.

Join us for a special afternoon workshop focusing on this most festive pastry.  During the Bûche de Noël workshop, you will construct your own ‘Bûche’.  

During the pastry class you will learn the techniques for making a Chocolate Génoise cake, a Chocolate crème FouettéeChocolate ganache, and Italian meringue.

 

Au Menu : 

Bûche de Noël comme une Forêt Noire (Chocolate cake, with a Chocolate and Cherry filling, coated with Ganache and decorated with Meringue mushrooms) 

 

Are you curious but don't know what a Bûche is?  Take a look at what we did last year on our Facebook page 

Each participant will have a goodie bag to take away their creations! 

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date Date: Tuesday, 23 December, 2014
time Time: 16:30 - 20:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h30
Price : 110.00 €

Start your Holiday Celebrations with a bit of French Elegance

 

Spend the evening creating an elegant and festive French Holiday menu filled with luxury products and seasonal flavors

 

After creating your meal, dine with your new found friends at our dining room overlooking the Seine.  Toast to the Holidays, and enjoy a glass of Champagne with us!

 

 

Au Menu :

 

 

Fondue de Poireaux et Saint-Jacques Truffées (Creamy leek fondue with truffle flavored scallops)

 

Caille et Foie Gras façon Rossini, sauce Porto (Quail and Foie Gras with a port wine sauce, rossini style)

 

Mousseline de Céleri, Champignons Sauvages (Creamy celeriac  purée, sautéed wild mushrooms)

 

Dégustation de Fromages du Terroir de notre Affineur (Plate of Artisanal Cheese picked by our Cheese Affineur)

 

Tuiles Cigarette Cacao à la Mousse de Chocolat Blanc et Citron Vert, Mangue Rôtie (White chocolate and lime mousse stuffed cocoa cigarette cookies with roasted mango)

  

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. A glass of Champagne and Wine will be included.

 

 

 

 

 

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Friday, 26 December, 2014
time Time: 23:30 - 23:59
Location : 
Duration : 
Price : 0.00 €

La Cuisine Paris will be closed for a festive break from December 23rd to 26th!  

Please check our list of classes from December 27th onwards.

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 27 December, 2014
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café Le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

Spend the morning joining us for a typically French experience: shopping at a Parisian neighborhood French Market, and collecting your fresh ingredients to create a delicious French meal. Our French Market Tour and Cooking Class in Paris begins  with our chef guiding you around one of the oldest markets in Paris: the Marché Maubert !

A true hands-on culinary experience, discover a traditional French market, learn how to pick the best products and compose your luncheon menu with your chef.

After the Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class and work with our chef to create a gourmet lunch using your fresh market products.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included


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date Date: Saturday, 27 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 27 December, 2014
time Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

‘Spice’ up your Paris Holidays with a Festive Macaron Class

In this class you will be learning the secrets to creating the perfect macaron shell, as well as making two popular French Holiday garnishes using seasonal spices and flavors

 

Au menu :

 

Macarons Orange et Cannelle (Orange and Cinnamon Macarons)

Macaron Caramel Beurre Salé (Salted Butter Caramel Macarons)

 

Each participant will have a goodie bag to take away their creations!

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date Date: Saturday, 27 December, 2014
time Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 27 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

‘Spice’ up your Paris Holidays with a Festive Macaron Class

In this class you will be learning the secrets to creating the perfect macaron shell, as well as making two popular French Holiday garnishes using seasonal spices and flavors

 

Au menu :

 

Macarons Orange et Cannelle (Orange and Cinnamon Macarons)

Macaron Caramel Beurre Salé (Salted Butter Caramel Macarons)

 

Each participant will have a goodie bag to take away their creations!

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Saturday, 27 December, 2014
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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date Date: Monday, 29 December, 2014
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

It is the Holidays in Paris afterall, so why not ring in the New Year in style with a fabulous champagne crêpe lunch

 

In France, crêpes are one of the staples of the average diet… but this crêpe lunch is anything but average. Join us for a lunch where you will learn the techniques of the classic crêpe, with some champagne elegance!


After creating your meal, dine with your new found friends.  Toast to the new beginnings, and enjoy a glass of Champagne with us!

 

Au menu : 

 

Galette de Sarrasin, Coquille Saint-Jacques sur Fondue de poireaux au Champagne  - Savory buckwheat crêpe with scallops and leeks, topped in a champagne sauce 

 

Salade et Vinaigrette à l’Huile de Truffe - Tossed salad with truffle oil vinaigrette

 

Crêpe Orange Caramélisée et Sauce Champage/Orange - sweet crêpe with a carmelized orange and orange champagne sauce

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Champagne is included

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date Date: Monday, 29 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

It's right up there as one of those special desserts you think of when you think of France. The secrets to a flaky, light, buttery Mille Feuille could be all yours. From the dough to the crème to the fondant icing, you work through each step in our three hour Puff Pastry Class.

 

First you will learn all the technical aspects of making the perfect Pâte feuilleté (puff pastry), the flakiest pastry dough.

We’ll whip up Crème Mousseline, no ordinary cream filling, but a Crème Pâtissière made even tastier from the addition of beaten butter.

After you make your own Pâte Feuilleté, you will create not one but two Mille Feuille from your varied crème mousseline.

 

             Mille Feuille with Crème Mousseline Vanille

             Mille Feuille with Crème Mousseline Pralinée

 

Top it off (or it wouldnt be mille feuille!) by learning to work with fondant icing.

 

At the end of the class, celebrate your hard work and indulge in the Chef’s Mille Feuille – you take home what you’ve created!  

 

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date Date: Tuesday, 30 December, 2014
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you. 

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create three different garnishes from start to finish, and learn to apply a different variation on your macaron cookie.  From the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade traditional crème au beurre

Garnish : homemade traditional pastry cream

Garnish : homemade fruit compote

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Tuesday, 30 December, 2014
time Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best one, you ask? The one you make yourself right here at La Cuisine Paris, of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different techniques of kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough) and you will make the tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream)You will also learn all about gluten, yeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you. You will be rolling!

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work it all off!

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date Date: Tuesday, 30 December, 2014
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

If you are looking for a baking class in Paris, then do we have something for you! When it comes to dough-making and bread-shaping, the French know best. Join us for a hands-on workshop and learn the secrets to making a French baguette, in your home oven, as close as possible to those bought in wonderful Parisian boulangeries!

During the workshop, you will make from start to finish your own selection of French breads.

Au menu :

Baguettes Parisiennes

Fougasses (artisanal breads filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheeses, spices, dried fruits, and nuts)

From pétrissage à la main (kneading and working your bread by hand) to scarification du pain (scarification of bread), in this workshop, you will learn the terms, techniques and applications to create your very own ‘boulangerie chez vous’.

Beyond just creating your own breads, you'll pick up insider titbits from the world of the baguettes. Is every place you buy a baguette a “boulangerie”? We know the answer, and so will you!

Join us for the morning where you will begin from scratch, and end the day with homemade baguettes and artisanal fougasses fresh and warm from the oven, and ready to be taken home!  

To find out more details on the structure of this class, please visit our French Baguette Classes page ! 

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Thursday, 1 January, 2015
time Time: 23:30 - 23:59
Location : 
Duration : 
Price : 0.00 €

La Cuisine Paris will be closed for a festive break on December 31st and January 1st!  

Please check our list of classes from January 2nd onwards.  

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date Date: Friday, 2 January, 2015
time Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

It is the Holidays in Paris afterall, so why not ring in the New Year in style with a fabulous champagne crêpe lunch

 

In France, crêpes are one of the staples of the average diet… but this crêpe lunch is anything but average. Join us for a lunch where you will learn the techniques of the classic crêpe, with some champagne elegance!


After creating your meal, dine with your new found friends.  Toast to the new beginnings, and enjoy a glass of Champagne with us!

 

Au menu : 

 

Galette de Sarrasin, Coquille Saint-Jacques sur Fondue de poireaux au Champagne  - Savory buckwheat crêpe with scallops and leeks, topped in a champagne sauce 

 

Salade et Vinaigrette à l’Huile de Truffe - Tossed salad with truffle oil vinaigrette

 

Crêpe Orange Caramélisée et Sauce Champage/Orange - sweet crêpe with a carmelized orange and orange champagne sauce

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Champagne is included

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date Date: Friday, 2 January, 2015
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

What better way to ‘spice’ up your Holidays, than with a Festive Macaron Class

If you are fascinated by French macarons and want to get futher in to the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry, then the three-hour Intensive Technical class is for you - all with some special holiday cheer!

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), create four popular French holiday garnishes using seasonal spices and flavorsFrom the meringue to the macaron cookie to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:

 

Meringue Française 

Meringue Italienne

Macaron shell variation – using a different nut flour

 

Garnish : homemade white Chritmas buttercream

Garnish : homemade Chestnut mousse 

Garnish : homemade Fruit compote, Holiday flavour

Garnish : homemade Ganache with Orange and Cinnamon

 

 

Each participant will leave with their creations!

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date Date: Saturday, 3 January, 2015
time Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Location : 
Meet at Metro Maubert-Mutualité, in front of 'Café le Métro' (just at the corner of Boulevard Saint Germain and Place Maubert n°18)
Duration : 
4h
Price : 150.00 €

For things to do in Paris, you cannot get more immersed in French culture than a French Market food tour followed by a hands-on Cooking Class in the heart of Paris, the City of Lights! 

Spend the morning with us for a typically French experience: shopping at one of the oldest Parisian neighborhood Markets in the city, Marché Maubert 

The French Market Class is a true hands-on culinary experience.  Beginning at the Market for an educational tour, learn how to pick the best seasonal products, get inspiration for composing your gourmet French luncheon menu, and select the perfect French Fromage tasting plate to enjoy with your meal. 

After the French Market Tour, via a pleasurable walk through the Île Saint Louis and past Notre Dame, you will return to La Cuisine Paris to begin a hands-on cooking class in English.  Using the fresh market products the group collected, you will work from start to finish learning knife skills, product pairings, traditional and modern French recipes, to create your gourmet meal.

After all of the hard work, enjoy dining on your creations over-looking the Seine in the shadow of Notre Dame !  The perfect afternoon in Paris.

 

Unless you see something you really want to buy for yourself, no need to take your wallet out, we will take care of all purchases on the market (the class price is all inclusive of items purchased on the market for the group lunch!).  Please note that this is the one class where we do not have a set menu or set recipes – every class will be different! We leave it to the group and the chef to be creative and choose their menu based on the most beautiful products they find on the market! Please keep in mind that there is siginificant walking involved aruond the market and back to the school. If you need to be sure of where to go, check out this google map

 

 

After preparing your meal, dine with us. Wine is included

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date Date: Saturday, 3 January, 2015
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

Le Croissant - the king of the breakfast table - has certainly earned its place in our hearts. But where to find the best Croissant in Paris, you ask? The one you make yourself, by hand, right here in our english speaking cooking class in the center of Paris of course!

You will learn how to make your own buttery, homemade French croissants! Start with flexing those biceps, shaping, making, rolling, and finish with warm flakey croissants to enjoy!

You will learn how to master all of the different technical applications of making croissants by hand including kneading and folding the light, flaky pâte feuilletée levée (a yeast-based puff pastry dough).  You will learn to make the classical french filling the very tasty crème pâtissière (pastry cream). And of course, tou will also learn all about glutenyeast and the rising time of these goodies.

If le croissant was not enough, you will also learn how to make other breakfast delights!

Au Menu :

Le croissant

Le pain au chocolat

Le pain suisse (with pastry cream and chocolate chips)

Le pain au raisin (with pastry cream and raisin swirl)

 

Everything you cannot finish here over a cup of coffee or tea you will be able to take home with you! 

We do work pretty intensely to ensure you have warm buttery croissants at the end… consider all of your hard work as us helping you to work off the calories

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date Date: Saturday, 3 January, 2015
time Time: 14:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

In France, on the first week-end of January we celebrate with the famous 

Galette des Rois

It is a delicious Puff Pastry dessert, filled with an almond Frangipane and nestled deep inside is a small hidden surprise*.

Spend a sweet afternoon learning all the techniques and secrets behind this very famous and festive French pastry.

You will make the Galette from start to finish, learning the Puff Pastry Technique (Pâte Feuilletée), several different Garnish Techniques (Almond Cream, Pastry Cream, Frangipane) and over of course learning lots of other tips!

 

Au menu :

Traditional Galette des Rois : Puff Pastry and Almond Frangipane Garnish

Modern Galette des Rois : Puff Pastry and a 'Modern' Garnish (such as : Pistachio and Cherry, or Chocolate, or Orange & Grand Marnier – the choice is yours!)

 

After the preparation time, enjoy a slice of Galette warm from the oven!  

Each participant will have goodie box to take away their homemade mini-Galettes.

 

*Traditionnally, a trinket ("fève") is hidden in the cake. The person who finds it in their slice of Galette will get a paper crown and will be King/Queen for the day. If you want to experience Galette des Rois the traditional way at home, make sure that the youngest person in the assembly goes under the table to name the recipient of the slices of Galette you cut; this way, the King or Queen of the day will be picked in a fair French way!

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date Date: Saturday, 3 January, 2015
time Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 65.00 €

Start your New Years Resolutions in Paris the sweetest way possible with French Macaron Class in Paris!  The art of those known and loved precious little French delights Les Macarons! Two hours of pure Macaron heaven, from start to finish create your own beautiful box of these little gems.  

Au menu :

Praliné Macarons

Moka Macarons

 

Each participant will part with a box of creations!  Our two hour Macaron Class are best as an introduction to Macarons, if you are looking for a more advanced experience, then take a look at the Technical Macaron Classes.

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date Date: Saturday, 3 January, 2015
time Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
2h
Price : 80.00 €

Think of France, and if you’re anything like us, two things spring to mind – fromage and wine, wine and fromage

So if you’re also a lover of French wine and fromage, then this is the experience for you. In our Fromage and Wine discovery, you will enjoy a visit to our local fromager, learn the basics of French fromage and wine, and of course taste your way through various fromage and wine from around France!  

We start our workshop with a visit to our favorite local ‘fromager affineur to learn about what to look for when selecting fromage, and pick up our selection to enjoy over wine back at the school. 

During our time, you will discover more on:

·         the history and theory on the making of fromage and wine in various regions throughout France;

·         the importance of French food labels and how to understand what they mean;

·         tasting and serving tips for a variety of wines and cheeses;

·         how to pair fromage and wine together and what to look out for when pairing them with other foods and beverages.

 

During the workshop you will taste a selection of fine French fromage with accompanying wines from various regions around France.  Naturally, we will have accompaniments from our favorite boulangerie in the neighborhood.  

 

If you can think of nothing better than an afternoon indulging in some of France’s most famous products, fromage and wine, then this is the experience for you! 

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SOLD OUT
date Date: Monday, 12 January, 2015
time Time: 23:30 - 23:59
Location : 
Duration : 
Price : 0.00 €

La Cuisine Paris will be closed for a 'Petit Pause' between January 4th - 12th!  

Please check our list of classes from January 13th onwards.  We'll look forward to welcoming you then!

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date Date: Tuesday, 13 January, 2015
time Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location : 
80 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville
Duration : 
3h
Price : 95.00 €

This is the experience for those that want to know EVERYTHING there is to know about French Macarons!   This three hour pastry class focuses on the ‘nitty gritty’ of this famous pastry!  

During this class you will learn and practice two meringue techniques (French and Italian), and create four different classic french garnishes from start to finish.  With plenty of chance to hone your Macaron skills, learn to apply different variations to your macaron shells.  From the meringue, to the macaron shells, to the filling, you will learn from start to finish six techniques – and of course have your box of macarons to enjoy afterwards.

 

In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques: