There’s nothing more Parisian than mingling with friends and making new ones at a sociable apéro, when the French gather over delicate hors d’oeuvres and a glass to welcome the early hours of the evening.
Join us for this quintessential pre-dinner social experience as you create beautiful hors d’oeuvres with your chef, learning hands-on techniques that will include mastering the classic gougères cheese puffs, making your own mayonnaise, invaluable knife skills and the art of presentation that will impress your guests at home.
To finish, mingle with your fellow chefs over your creations and a glass of Kir Royale - with a La Cuisine spin! Vive l’apéro!
Gougères au Fromage
French cheese puffs
Oeufs de Caille ‘Mimosa’
Mini quail eggs filled with homemade mayonnaise
Rillettes de Poisson
Classic French fish spread
Champignons de Paris ‘Farcis’
Baked mushrooms filled with cheese and herbs
Potage aux Légumes de la Saison avec Crème Chantilly aux Herbes
Seasonal vegetable soup with herbed cream
Please note that this class is most appropriate for adult participation (ages 18 and above).
It does not include a full sit-down meal experience. You will conclude by eating the hors d’oeuvres you have made, but we suggest planning a light meal for before or after.
Spend the morning like the locals, with a typical Parisian experience. A full immersion in to French culture with a French Market Tour followed by a hands-on French Cooking Class right in the heart of Paris !
Intensive everything Choux Pastry, from Savory to Sweet! From the tempting and delicious éclairs and Paris-Brest to delicate savory Gougères!
Tartelette au Chocolat et Tarte au Citron Meringuée!
In this class you will be learning the secrets to creating the perfect Chocolate and Lemon Meringue Tartes
Three hours of mastering the French Classic Mother Sauces - the grand canon of Cuisine Française. We’ll tackle emulsions, roux, reductions and more!
The perfect three hour experience for those that love the ‘best of’ classic French Pastries. Enjoy creating the delights you find adorning the windows of your favorite Paris Pastry boutiques.