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French Patisserie

2nd April 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm£165 inc.

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Master the art of specialist French Patisserie in a day.

£165.00Book now

Other Course Dates: Thursday 28 JanuarySaturday 25 June, Friday 12 August

Have you attempted to make patisserie but not quite achieved the quality you’d like? Or perhaps you’ve never tried it and want to learn how to make different types of pastry? Join us on this one day course to produce a very satisfying and beautiful box of patisserie, from scratch.

Our expert Chef Tutor Luke will teach you how to make Choux, Puff, Sablé and Sucrée (sweet shortcrust) pastry. You will learn how to master these classic French pastry skills – it’s all about preparation, technique and craft. During the course you will also make chocolate truffle mousse, sweet lime filling, chocolate glace icing and much more. Pastry and specialist desserts can be one of the most rewarding of all the culinary arts.


The day consists of 75% hands-on cookery along with short cookery demonstrations to show you how to make each recipe. Chef Tutor Luke will be on hand to help you develop your skills and build your confidence in professionally preparing French Patisserie. The group will enjoy a complementary lunch together and you will have recipes to take home, aswell as a beautiful box of finished patisserie.

Skills Covered:

  • Making pastry from scratch
  • Glace icing
  • Sweet tart fillings
  • Piping
  • Professional preparation
  • Finishing & decoration

Types of Pastry:

  • Choux Pastry (Pâte à Choux)
  • Sablé Pastry
  • Puff Pastry (Pate Feuilletée)
  • Sweet Shortcrust (Pate Sucree)



  • Crème Pâtissière (Baker’s Custard)
  • Almond Florentines
  • Truffe au Chocolat in a White Chocolate Teardrop
  • Tarte au Citron Vert
  • Millefeuille with Raspberries
  • Paris-Brest au Café
  • Choux Swans
  • Éclairs with Chocolate Glacé Icing

Also Included:

  • Expert tuition and advice
  • 75% practical hands-on baking
  • Short cookery skills demonstrations
  • Take-home recipe packs
  • Hot and cold refreshments from the bar (including freshly baked biscuits)
  • Light lunch, prepared by our chef tutors
  • Impressive box of patisserie

This course is suitable for enthusiastic cooks with a good basic level of baking. If you are a complete beginner to baking (i.e. you’ve never baked a cake) please let us know so that we can accommodate your needs.

£165.00Book now

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“Brilliant day. Now I feel a much more confident baker.”

“Such a fun and friendly atmosphere with excellent teaching and support throughout with some goodies to take away.” 
L. Schroter

“Great fun with some great end results. I surprised myself.” 


2nd April 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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WhitePepper Chef Academy
+44 (0) 1202280050


WhitePepper Chef Academy
Bere Farm, Wareham Road
Lytchett Matravers, Dorset, BH16 6ER United Kingdom
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+44 (0) 1202 280 050