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Pastry Course Day 39: High Tea

31 July 2012
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All of a sudden it had arrived, the last day of the pastry course! Time went by really fast. I learned and tasted so many new things this last year! On this last day we used all the skills we learned to create a High Tea.

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Pastry Course Day 38: CCB Challenge Cup

27 July 2012
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On the penultimate day of the course there was a competition. Everybody had to hand in a company profile, menu and 1 fully described recipe. Out of all the handed in recipes a few were nominated for the CCB Challenge Cup (Culinary Centre Beverwijjk, Challenge Cup).

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Pastry Course Day 37: Mango and Panna Cotta Eggs, Apple Spaghetti, Melon Caviar

25 July 2012
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On this day we learned how you can use new techniques to fool people.

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Pastry Course Day 36: Ice Cream and Sabayon

23 July 2012
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On this day we started with the final module of the year, Modern Patisserie. During this module we learned all about the modern techniques that are used in modern patisserie.

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Pastry Course Day 35: Candy

15 July 2012
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This day was all about Candy. We made marshmallows, popsicles, fudge and nougat. Each candy is made with a lot of very hot sugar, so we had to be extra careful!

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Pastry Course Day 34: Coconut Dessert and Champagne Dessert

6 June 2012
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Last Monday we were making bavarois (bavarian cream) again. We were making two kinds this time, a coconut and a champagne bavarois. For the end result we had to plate up the desserts.

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Pastry Course Day 33: Apfelstrudel and Apple Dessert

30 May 2012
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This day was literally filled with apples! We made two things, an apfelstrudel and an apple dessert. It was really fun to do.

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Pastry Course Day 32: Ice Cream and Wine and Food tasting with Robert Verweij

28 May 2012
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On this day we had a masterclass by Robert Verweij. He started the day by showing us how to make ice cream and after lunch we went on with wine and food tasting.

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Pastry Course Day 31: Raspberry and Chocolate Desserts

23 May 2012
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We started our seventh and penultimate module this day. The seventh module is all about desserts, so on this day we were put to work immediately to work on two desserts. A raspberry and a chocolate dessert.

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Pastry Course Day 30: Making an ice sculpture

18 May 2012
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On the last day of the sixth module we were going to do some work outside. We were going to do some ice carving!

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