Baking & Pastries
This course covers all you need to know about baking and pastries. You will learn all the basic knowledge needed to truly become a more confident baker in the comfort of your own kitchen.
Over the ten week course you will learn the basics of mixing, shaping and baking for several baked goods including brownies, tarts, biscuits, puddings and seasonal bakes. The recipes are simple to follow and very tasty. In the 10 weeks you will learn how to make treats such as:
This is a hands on course so everybody can practice their skills and make lots of delicious baked goods to impress and share with your family and friends. This course will add some extra dazzle to your baking.
Valentina started studying cookery in the Italian famous cookery school “il gambero rosso” in 2006. Following completion she joined the professional Chefs school “A tavola con lo Chef” learning all secrets of food and its preparation specialising in Pastries.
She moved in Ireland in 2008 working as pastry chef in well-known Galway restaurants then moved into the capital to work in the most fine and high standards Pastry kitchens. She studied Culinary Art in DIT and set up her own food business in 2014.
Valentina’s cookery skills have been honed from a very young age, starting when she was just a little girl pulling up a chair to stand beside her mother or grandmother as they prepared Sunday lunches for all the family. However she developed and perfected these skills by working hard in the industry and training regularly.
You will be required to provide your own baking materials. Recipe and ingredients will be sent in advance of each class.