JoinAnneka Manning, founder ofBakeCluband author ofBakeClass, on Saturday 2nd December 2023 at Milk HAUS in Milton, on the beautiful south coast of NSW, for a demonstration-style workshop to create a collection of impressive dishes perfect for summer and festive entertaining.
After a garden tour and harvesting with Nat Taylor, co-owner of Milk HAUS, Anneka will take you into the kitchen to create a collection of her tried and tested recipes inspired by summer entertaining, festive traditions and the produce gathered from the garden.
You will leave this class with not only new collection of low-stress, high-impress recipes to add to your repertoire but also do-ahead tricks and invaluable confidence to create your own stress-free and completely delicious menu for entertaining at home.
This class is suitable for everyone from absolute beginners through to experienced cooks. It will include morning tea, guided tour and harvesting in Milk HAUS’ on-site kitchen garden, a demonstration-style workshop, and lunch based on the recipes from the class to conclude. An intimate group size will allow for "hands-on" opportunities throughout the workshop.
JoinAnneka Manning, founder ofBakeCluband author ofBakeClass, on Wednesday 17th January 2024, at Milk HAUS in Milton, on the beautiful South Coast of NSW, for a demonstration-style workshop to create a collection of dishes inspired by fresh produce from the Summer garden.
After a twilight garden tour and harvesting with Nat Taylor, co-owner of Milk HAUS, Anneka will take you into the kitchen to create a collection of her tried and tested recipes inspired by the produce gathered.
You will leave this class with a new range of seasonal recipes to add to your repertoire, do-ahead tricks and invaluable confidence to ensure effortless and easy Summer entertaining (and everyday) eating!
This class is suitable for everyone from absolute beginners through to experienced cooks. It will include a welcome drink, guided tour and twilight harvesting in Milk HAUS’ on-site kitchen garden, a demonstration-style workshop and a light dinner to conclude. An intimate group size will allow for "hands-on" opportunities throughout the workshop.
You will bake the most delicious eclairs you’ve ever had – in your own home!
Learn to create stunning classic éclairs – in your own time!
Éclairs is an online course where you will learn everything you need to know to make to-die-for éclairs – in your own time, at your own pace – all from your own home kitchen!
Made up of a combination of demonstration videos, printable recipes and invaluable resources that you can study at your own pace, this fun and accessible course will cover all things éclairs from perfect choux pastry and luscious fillings, to stunning glazes and decorations. Not only will you learn how to bake three gorgeous base recipes, but also included is a comprehensive guide to different flavour combinations which will have you experimenting with a variety of fillings, icings and decorations.
The series of videos included in this course come from a recording of a fun and informative online session hosted by Anneka Manning. An enthusiastic group of bakers baked along with Anneka as she demonstrated and explained step-by-step the technique of making Choux Pastry (Pâte à Choux) and Classic Chocolate Éclairs. The videos also include all of Anneka's practical hints, tips and tricks as well as on-the-spot troubleshooting and invaluable question and answer sessions.
At the end of this course, you will come away not only with new-found confidence but all the knowledge and skill you need to create stunning, mouth-watering eclairs whenever the mood strikes!
To have someone of Anneka’s calibre virtually in my kitchen was invaluable and well worth the time and cost ... Just enrol and do it. You will not be disappointed.
Carole, online class student
Who is this class suitable for?
This class is, quite simply, suitable for everyone – from beginners to more experienced bakers who want to brush up on their choux and éclair-making skills. As this class is completed online, it is suitable for students from all over the world.
How does a self-paced course work?
This online course is completely self-led. Upon enrolment, you will gain access to all the course content including the videos which you can watch and re-watch as many times as you like. You can log on whenever it is convenient for you and work through the course material at your own pace.
You can take as long as you need to complete the course – it's up to you how quickly you want to work through the content. You will have lifetime access to the videos, recipes and printable resources so you can dip in and out of it whenever it suits you.
There is the option to connect with other bakers via Facebook through BakeClub's exclusive The Kitchen Table membership group and via Instagram using #bakeschoolseclairs. This way you can share your experience and support each other as your confidence and skills grow.
What will I get?
Instructional videos and downloadable resources and recipes that will take you through the entire process of making your own éclairs
A handy printable template to help guide you when piping your éclairs
A thorough understanding of how to make éclairs and how to apply what you’ve learnt to be able to troubleshoot in the future and ensure baking success
Lifetime access to the videos and course material
Membership to BakeClub's exclusive The Kitchen Table online group to continue asking questions and share your baking
Baking confidence, knowledge and skill to use regularly at home
What will I learn?
This class will teach:
Essential equipment needed for eclair making
The importance of balancing your ingredients when making choux pastry
Making choux pastry by hand and with a stand mixer
How to tell when your choux is ready to be piped
Piping techniques (including the best piping tips to use) for good-looking, evenly shaped éclairs
How to achieve well 'puffed' éclairs
Filling options including pastry cream (crème pâtissière), creme diplomat (crème diplomate) and chantilly cream
Different techniques for filling your éclairs including both 'hidden' and 'visible' fillings
Icing options including chocolate glazes and glacé icings
How to get the best glaze finish on your éclairs and decorating inspiration
How to store and freeze your éclairs
So, is Éclairs for me?
Have you always wanted to bake your own gorgeous and impressive éclairs at home?
Would you like to learn a new technique and expand your baking skills?
Would you like to be guided and inspired by Anneka's 30+ years of baking experience in your own kitchen?
If any of these sound like you, then this course is the one for you!