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The Art of the Parisian Apéro – Entertaining with Hors d’Oeuvres
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.