Modern Algerian Pastry

Discover Algerian inspired pastry: Traditional and modern

Discover ‘pastries without borders’

This course will focus on incorporating Algerian flavors into modern delicate pastries.

Warda Bouguettaya is the Executive Pastry Chef and owner of Warda Patisserie, Detroit, USA. She has lived, worked and eaten around the world, and loves to share her Algerian heritage with others, to share what she calls ‘pastries without borders’.

In this course you will see how Warda, (Outstanding Pastry Chef, James Beard Awards 2022), incorporates the nostalgic flavors of her childhood, such as black sesame, walnut, date, rose, orange blossom and pomegranate, into her modern pastries. You will discover her tips and tricks to make a range of classic preparations with perfect results.

At the end of this course you will:

  • Know about Algerian flavors and how to incorporate them within modern pastries.
  • Know how to make classic preparations, such as brioche dough, pâte sucrée, frangipane, whipped ganache, and a mirror glaze free from artificial colors and flavors.
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Course curriculum

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation and recipe book
Chapter 2 - Introduction to Algerian Pastry
Chapter 3 - Maritozzi
Chapter 4 - Flans: Parisian and Algiers
Chapter 5 - Muhallebi
Chapter 6 - Desert Rose Tart
Chapter 7 - Makroud Tart
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What you'll learn

Incorporate Algerian flavors into delicate modern pastries

Discover Algerian Maritozzi and give classic brioche dough an Algerian touch with delicious creamy fillings, flavored with mint, date and orange.

First, make a classic Parisian Flan with a perfect pâte sucrée crust and smooth creamy vanilla custard filling. Then adapt this recipe to incorporate black sesame, inspired by Warda’s childhood.

You will learn to make Muhallebi, an Algerian rice pudding with a smooth grainless texture which can be served hot or cold.

Warda’s Desert Rose Tart incorporates the flavors of rose, pistachio and pomegranate. Here you can master preparations such as frangipane, whipped ganache, and a pomegranate gel. You will learn to make mirror glaze without the addition of fake colors or flavors, and finally see how Warda assembles the finished product.

Who is it for?

This course is for those who wish to try new flavors and explore new cultures from the comfort of their homes.

What you’ll need


  • Oven
  • Stand mixer
  • Saucepans
  • Tart rings (8 cm and 19 cm)
  • Silicone dome molds 8 cm
  • Large baking sheets 
  • Black perforated Silpain 
  • Parchment paper
  • Pastry brushes
  • Whisks
  • Spatulas
  • Immersion blender
  • Bowls
  • Cutting board
  • Paring knife
  • Chef’s knife
  • Ice cream scoop
  • Weighing scales
  • Small offset spatulas
  • Microplane grater
  • Piping bags
  • Large star tip 
  • Small sieve
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Terrible can’t understand a word of this it’s not written in English
Claudia Fascenelli

Where are the videos? I cannot understand this language. I’m super disappointed

great class
Paul Howard

i like how to mgo step by step

An award winning pastry chef who loves to share her Algerian heritage through ‘pastries without borders’. Outstanding Pastry Chef, James Beard Awards 2022

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  • 1h 36 min HD video
  • 16 recipes 
  • 41 lessons
  • 5 Quizzes
  • Certificate
  • Español, English (VO)
  • English, Español, Italiano (BETA), Français (BETA), Português (BETA), Deutsch (BETA)
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Claudia Fascenelli
Posted 2 weeks ago
Terrible can’t understand a word of this it’s not written in English

Where are the videos? I cannot understand this language. I’m super disappointed

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Jose Luis Corral Ferez
Posted 3 weeks ago
Podía ser mejor

corto en explicaciones

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Paul Howard
Posted 4 weeks ago
great class

i like how to mgo step by step

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