Christmas Desserts

Fill your dessert table with influences from different corners of the world to enjoy this holiday season.

Christmas desserts as an expression of culture and personal identity

If the main course is king, then dessert is surely queen. Dessert embodies the holiday, awakens emotions, and creates sweet memories.

In this online course Joanna Artieda invites you to learn about Christmas customs from different countries, where we have everyday ingredients in common, like spices and nuts, but where we differ is in the variety of ingredients and the techniques for using them.

By the end of this online course you will be able to:

  • Understand similarities and differences that exist for each region
  • Recreate Christmas desserts following traditions and original techniques
  • Evolve classic recipes in contemporary fashion.
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Course Syllabus

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation and Recipe Book
Chapter 2 - Introduction to Christmas Desserts
Chapter 3 - Polvorón (Spain)
Chapter 4 - Kompot (Poland)
Chapter 5 - Gingerbread cookies (Germany and Nordic countries)
Chapter 6 - Kahk Biscuits (Egypt and the Middle East)
Chapter 7 - Ponche de chirimoya / Custard apple punch (Chile)
Chapter 8 - Pizzelle (Italia)
Chapter 9 - Apple and Sultana Strudel (Germany)
Chapter 10 - Les 4 Mendiants (France)
Chapter 11 - Mexican Buñuelos (Mexico)
Before you go

Pastry techniques to enjoy the best desserts in the world at the best time of the year.

What you'll learn

Discover the contrasts in what we prepare: from a freshly baked and comforting strudel for a wintertime Christmas to a refreshing iced punch from the southern hemisphere in summer. Or, from the cookie department, we have gingerbread cookies (in the shape of little men or houses) and Middle Eastern kahk.

How about a break from the familiar? Try preparing recipes from yesteryear that are a little less common. From Italy, complement the panettone with some pizzelle; and from Spain, accompany the nougat with polvorones.

For each dessert Joanna Artieda will show you two versions of plating: the traditional or classic and a slightly more modern version.

Who is it for?

This online course is aimed at those who wish to prepare desserts that evoke Christmas. You will find new recipes and lots of inspiration to surprise your friends, families, and guests at home or at your place of business.

What you’ll need

  • Stand mixer with flat beater
  • Silpats
  • Wheel cutters with guides
  • Cookie cutters
  • Kahk molds
  • Wafer iron
  • Oven
  • Immersion blender or Turmix
  • Pastry bags with fine tip
  • Kitchen cloths

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Pastry Chef and Best Spanish Chef 2016 (Pamplona, Spain)

A versatile chef who acknowledges that her curiosity, dedication, and perfection have been constant in her professional and personal evolution, and have led her to acquire an extraordinary mastery of cooking and pastry techniques.

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What's included?

  • 1h 50 min of HD video
  • 9 recipes
  • 35 lessons
  • Recipe ebook
  • 10 Quizzes
  • Certificate

Available languages

  • Español, English
  • English, Español, Italiano, Français, Deutsch, Português
  • Intermediate

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