Learn the secrets to creating luscious chocolate truffles — just in time for holiday gift-giving! Laurie will take you through the process, which includes tempering chocolate, creating silky-smooth ganache and crafting decorative finishes. She’ll also cover tips and tricks for both hand rolling and using chocolate molds as she makes Hand-rolled Coffee Truffles; Molded Milk Chocolate and Fresh Mint Truffles; and Hand-rolled White Chocolate Coconut Orange Truffles.
Vegetarian with dairy; no eggs or gluten.
About the instructor: Pastry chef Laurie encourages lively discussions with students about baking and pastry techniques, local grains and flour, and seasonal produce. She is particularly passionate about teaching not only the “how,” but the “why" of baking and pastry. Formerly the pastry chef at Salish Lodge and Spa, she also worked under Jeffrey Hamelman at the King Arthur Bakery in Vermont. Laurie graduated with honors from the Culinary Institute of America in New York. She is the author of “Simple Fruit: Seasonal Recipes for Baking, Poaching, Sautéing, and Roasting” (2020 Sasquatch) and is the owner of Pastry Craft, a pastry instruction company.
This is a demonstration class offered live via the Zoom app. You will receive an email with recipes and class details five days in advance. After class, we will share a recorded version. This class is not designed as a cook-along. All key elements will be shown in class; however, instructors may complete time-consuming steps in advance. Online classes are nonrefundable.
Saturday, December 19, 12:00 - 1:30 pmRegister for class