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Thu, 06 Feb



Croissant or Cornetto?

Imagine a tray full of flaky, buttery croissants made in the comfort of your own home! Or are you dreaming of the softer, sweeter Italian version filled with jam, chocolate or cream?

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Croissant or Cornetto?
Croissant or Cornetto?

Time & Location

06 Feb 2020, 18:00 – 22:00

Mühlerama, Seefeldstrasse 231, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland

About the event

Imagine flaky, buttery croissants made in the comfort of your own home? Or a softer, sweeter Cornetto filled with jam, chocolate cream or custard cream?In our workshop, you will learn how to enrich and laminate a croissant/cornetto dough with a simple step-by-step guide. Topics and techniques explored in this class include dough composition and lamination, yeast fermentation, gluten development, and flavor formation.  You'll discover how easy it is to make this most loved French/Italian breakfast treat at home! Come and learn the art of making croissant with us!   What you will learn:

  • How to incorporate ingredients into a dough, i.e.- mixing process using mixer. 
  • How to determine stages of gluten development.
  • How to know when the dough is ready for lamination. 
  • How to lock-in the laminating butter.   
  • How to properly laminate the dough.
  • How to properly roll the laminated croissant dough for final proofing.
  • How to identify a properly proofed croissant/cornetto dough. 
  • How to evenly bake the croissants in the oven. 
  • Tip and tricks to fully utilize the trimmings.
  • How to replicate the process to bake using a home oven. 
  • How to incorporate flavours for different varieties of croissant.  

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