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*Virtual* Pastry Basics Series: Pâte à Choux and Pie Dough

Thursday, September 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free – $50.00

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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 on 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 pâte à choux and pie and tart dough.

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.


Ingredient list:

1# unsalted butter
3 cups all purpose flour
2 ½ cups cake flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup vodka
½ cup milk
1/4 cup crème fraîche or sour cream
4 ounces crisco shortening
2-4 ounces grated Gruyère cheese
8 large eggs
1 cup heavy cream or ½ pint ice cream

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



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Thursday, September 10, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$20 per person
Event Categories:
Chef Wendi James
Cooking Class Type:
Participation Class


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