Make croissants, brioches, ensaimadas and puff pastries with perfect flavor and texture
In this course, Daniel Álvarez, a renowned chef specializing in bakery and pastries, shares his knowledge, techniques and advice to enable you to make spectacular pastry creations with flavors and textures worthy of haute cuisine. This is a course where you can learn how to make high-quality doughs, and how to ferment, laminate, shape and bake them correctly. Discover and learn how to make coveted and delicious preparations, including inverted puff pastry.
Working with fermented doughs to execute these types of products requires great skill and delicacy. In this online course, chef Daniel Álvarez teaches you all the factors to take into account when preparing different types of sweet and savory doughs (brioche, croissants, puff pastry and ensaimada) and using them to develop derivative products of the highest quality.
What you'll learn
Fermented doughs; theory and practice
In this online course you will learn all the necessary theory about ingredients, including flours, yeasts, and types of butter. You will see how to correctly knead, laminate and bake fermented doughs.
Daniel Álvarez will teach you, from start to finish, how to make different sweet and savory pastry products using different doughs (brioche, croissants, puff pastry and ensaimada). You will discover specific products, such as the Bostock, and preparations as exclusive as inverted puff pastry, a variation of puff pastry that results in a unique flavor experience. Chef Daniel Álvarez, an expert in these techniques and products, will explain everything you need to take into account. He will teach you the importance of fillings, as well as the recipes for their preparation.
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at both professionals and foodies who love gastronomic quality and who want to master all the elements that influence work with fermented dough and pastries to achieve final products with outstanding texture and flavor.
What you’ll need
- Stand mixer
- Rolling pin
- Laminator (optional)
- Microplane grater
- Dough cutters
- Extendable ‘bicycle cutter’
What are you waiting for?
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