This workshop will let you in on all the secrets behind Freyja's amazing viennoiserie pastries! You'll get to spend a day in our commercial bakery, learn everything about croissants and leave with a box of croissants that you made! The class is instructed by one of the owners of Freyja and one of our very talented team members!
In this workshop you will learn:
How to make the base dough
How to laminate and layer butter into the dough
How to roll out laminated dough
How to cut and roll croissants
How to prepare fillings and chocolate ganache
How to bake the croissants
The science behind fermented and proofed pastry
What is included in the workshop:
All the ingredients and equipment to learn everything about croissants
Coffee and tea throughout the day and a light lunch snack
12 baked and prepared croissants for you to take home
Please note there is a lot of rolling and layering of the dough in this class. We recommend that you have some experience in baking at home and a good understanding of baking procedures. The teachesr will ensure that you work at a pace suitable for you and will be there to help you with every step of the process.
7:00 Meet and greet
7:15 Mixing the base dough - what ingredients are used in Freyja's dough and what is the science behind it?
8:30 Preparation of the butter sheets
9:30 Lamination - how to incorporate the prepared butter sheets in the dough and how to fold it to get 27 layers
10:30 Rolling the laminated doughs, cutting and rolling of the croissants
12:00 Ganache and filling preparation - how to make the amazing fillings and chocolate ganache's of Freyja
13:00 Light lunch
14:00 Baking the croissants
14:40 Filling and finishing the croisants
16:00 End of workshop