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*Virtual* Pastry Basics Series: Ganache, Meringue and Caramel

Thursday, September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$20 – $50
Spoonful of caramel dripping into a jar of caramel

It’s likely that we’ve all been indulging in more sweets than usual these past few months, and with the holidays steadily approaching, now is the perfect time to brush up your pastry skills. Learn the science behind these desserts, and by the end of the lesson, you’ll be able to create pastries that are baked to perfection. Join Chef Wendi James via a live Zoom session to learn the basics of creating homemade ganache, meringue and caramel.

This class is a part of a Pastry Basics series.

Access the video recordings or join us on September 10 for Pâte à Choux and Pie Dough, September 17 for Custards and Curds, September 24 for Ganache, Meringue and Caramel and October 1 for Tarts.

Following the events, all ticket holders will receive a link to a private recording of the class.



8 ounces semi sweet chocolate (64-65%) 12 ounce heavy cream
2 tablespoons invert sugar
14 ounces sugar

1 vanilla bean or 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste, or 3 teaspoons vanilla extract Salt
10 ounces Butter
4 egg whites + 1 cup sugar (x3 if you would like to make all three meringues) Pinch of creme of tartar (only if making French Meringue)



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*Virtual* Pastry Basics Series
$ 50.00


Thursday, September 24
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$20 per person, or $50 for four-class package
Event Category:
Chef Wendi James
Cooking Class Type:
Participation Class
Skill Level:


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921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
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