From Batonnet and Julienne, to Brunoise and Chiffonade ! Classic French cuisine can be a challenging art, mastering knife skills will certainly help you unlock some of its secrets.
In our three hour Knife Skills workshop, enjoy the best of both worlds while you create a tasting menu, by using fruits, vegetables and herbs to navigate the world of all things couteau! By the end of the class, you will master perfect cuts of julienne, batonnet, brunoise, and more! Finish off the experience with tasty French classic dishes to enjoy. Take back home the confidence to comfortably slice and dice your way around the kitchen and impress your friends.
In this class you will learn and apply the following techniques:
· How to choose the correct knife for the right task
· How to correctly hold, clean and maintain the knife with a honing steel
· How to create classic French knife cuts, including: Batonnet, Chop, Julienne, Dice, Brunoise, Mince and Chiffonade
· How to use specific techniques to make it easier to cut different items from herbs to tough rinds
· How to peel produce using a knife
· How to combine knife cuts into delicious recipes
Please note that this class has a heavy focus on knife usage, and therefore is only appropriate for adult participation (ages 18 and above).
It does not include a sit down meal experience. You will eat samples along the way, but we suggest planning a light meal for before or after.
For the serious Macaron lover. Three hours of intensive Macaron time - we will tackle two types of classic macaron shells and four types of classic macaron fillings!
Join us and celebrate Thanksgiving in Paris, à la Française !
Au Menu :
Velouté de Potimarron Vanillée
(Squash Soup infused with Vanilla)
Coquelet Rôti aux Herbes
(Roasted Guinea Fowl with herbs)
(Traditional 'Au Gratin' Potato Dish)
Dégustation de Fromages et Foie Gras
(Tasting selection of fine French Fromage and Foie Gras)
Poire Pochée au Vin
(Wine-Poached Pear with Seasonal Spices)
Tarte aux Noix et Caramel
(Nut and Caramel Tarte)
Of course, no Holiday Celebration would be complete without a coupe of Champagne!
Vanille Fruits Rouges et Chocolat!
In this class you will be learning the secrets to creating beautiful Red Fruit Vanilla and Chocolate French Éclairs.
A perfect evening in Paris enjoying the splendor of the famous Île Saint-Louis. Visit the finest of French Boutiques, then enjoy a hands on cooking class followed by a 'diner à al Française' !