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Attending Patisserie Classes – Learn 5 Types of Delicious Pastries

Baking Pastries For Beginners Do you think that your destiny is pulling you to become a pastry chef? Do you have the passion in baking cookies, tarts and pastries and you want to enhance your knowledge in baking? Do you want to incorporate your creativity in the art of patisserie? Being a pastry chef requires detail orientation, so if you think that you want to pursue your passion in baking pastries and learning the art of patisserie then you should think of attending some patisserie classes. Watch the YouTube video below for some patisserie magic. For a brief background, a patisserie is a type of French or Belgian bakery that focuses and specializes in pastries and sweets. In some countries like in France and Belgium, a bakery can only use the title of patisserie when they employ a licensed master pastry chef. It is someone who completed a training process, usually as apprentice and passed a written examination. But aside from Belgium and France, patisserie is also known and can be seen in other places in the world. Being a patisserie requires in-depth knowledge on baking pastries and desserts. Baking pastries need attention in the process to produce the perfect softness, crustiness and taste. Types Of Pastries Here are some of the types of pastries: 1) Shortcrust pastry - It is the most common pastry. It is mainly used in tarts. 2) Flaky pastry - It is a pastry that expands when cooked due to the layers it has. It is crisp and buttery and the “puff” is due to the layers of butter or fat which expands when baked. 3) Puff pastry – It is a pastry made by flour, butter, salt and water. Like [...]

By | 2017-05-25T11:17:02+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Cake Icing Classes For Beginners & Advance | Baking Class Malaysia

Learning Cake Icing Secrets Are there any cake icing classes in the surround area of Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Petaling Jaya? As a matter of fact, yes there are. But firstly, why icing decoration is so important for a cake? We all remember the simple birthday cake with ribbons of icing around the edges and a flower or two and the writing Happy Birthday on the top. Cake decorating has risen to a much higher level today. Shows such as Ace of Cakes or Cake Boss have brought the new age cake decorating in to our living room every week. We watch them use fondant to create a smooth surface as their canvas to prepare for the artistically application of edible decorations. The piping of the frosting on the sides in a ribbon design or pipe designs on the side making lace or netting designs. The use of airbrush colouring achieves realistic looking features. They created objects of art using cake icings and coloured sugar. It has taken them years of practice to archive the levels of cake decorating they now produce. Check out the YouTube video below on the basic techniques for decorating a cake with icing. Learning The Basic Of Icing As in all things one must start with basics. Basic methods of making icing and the proper use of a decorating bag are usually in the first lesson. You will learn to use different tips to make stars, flowers, borders and lettering. Techniques such as the use of fondant and gum paste to create decorations and flowers will follow. Soon you will be able to make realistic looking flowers and leaves. With a little time you will master the decorating bag and [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:04:26+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Benefits of Cake Decorating Classes | Baking Class Malaysia

Cake Design & Decorating Lessons When do we eat cake? We eat cake during our birthdays. We eat cake during Christmas, thanksgiving, graduation and even during your cake craving day with no special event involve. In short, cake is being eaten every day in all parts of the world. An event is not complete when there is no cake on the table. Cake signifies that something or someone is special. Cake also adds meaning in an event. For example, when there is a cake, it means that you want to make that day to be special. For people with sweet tooth, cake is one of their favourites. Cake can also reduce stress and make one extra happy. Cake comes with different flavours, colours, designs and shape. The flavour and colour of the cake usually coordinates with the theme of the event. Sometimes it is the favourite of the special person that will be given. But aside from these two basic features of cakes, decorating cakes give extra effect on the cake itself. Cake decorating classes teaches how to put designs and crafts in the cake. There are so many ways in decorating cakes. Cakes are not just flat and circle sweet breads. Now, through attending cake decorating lessons, one will learn of different styles of different places in decorating cakes. This could give additional touch to the cake. You can create personalize cakes if you want. You will learn how to put icings and chocolates. But the best part is that you can be assured that you could say to the very special person who will receive it, that he/she is really special. Cake decorating courses teach students the ways on how to put extra [...]

By | 2017-05-25T11:23:40+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Biscuit Decorating Classes For Beginners | Baking Class Malaysia

Biscuit Decorating For Kids And Adults Biscuit serves as an excellent snack both for kids and adults. We all apparently love it. We have it with milk, we have it with tea or coffee and it can be easily served in front of guests. Certainly, the ones we use in fancy occasions, they must be decorated in a glamorous manner. Baking is a wonderful way to set free your stress and release all your creativity on the baking tray. I for one love to experiment in the kitchen and always try to top my last recipe. It does not matter what I’m baking, I really enjoy doing it. I would rate myself as an expert baker, but as tasty as my dishes were, I knew I had to work on my decoration skills. After attending some biscuit decorating classes, I know I can even go pro with my cookies. Checkout the Youtube video below on some ideas to decorate biscuits or cookies. Your Kids Will Love It My kids love cookies and I love baking them. But they tend to enjoy cookies more when the decoration is rather eye catching. For kids, you must try to mix and match different colours and add embellishments so that they can relish the same recipe but with more enjoyment only because of the decoration. I learnt the different art of decorating biscuits and I was really surprised to see how much I could do with the very simple and affordable ingredients. The classes have helped me to understand the creativity that lies beneath decorating and how I could enjoy the process. Creating something yourself is always a fun job and when you can play with several tricks, it [...]

By | 2017-05-25T12:55:34+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Where Do You Go To Learn Baking? | Baking Class Malaysia

Where should you go to attend bread baking classes in town? This article will discuss some ideas on locating short bread baking course near you. How many times have you been in a restaurant nibbling on the bread while waiting for your entrée. The bread is warm and crusty on the outside and the center is fluffy. You wonder why you cannot have this at home. You go through a super market with tables loaded with expensive loafs of freshly baked bread. Wondering why can you can’t make those breads. What are the secrets of bread making and how can you learn them? Learning To Bake Bread There are ways for you to learn the secrets of bread making. There are many different opportunities for you to learn bread making. When deciding which bread baking course will best suit you, consider what type of bread you wish to learn how to make. There are many types of breads, Artisan breads are in vogue now. Many classes are being offered, check the internet for a list in your area. What experience you may or may not have in bread making? Why do you want to learn how to bake bread? Are you planning on becoming a professional baker? Are you trying to hone your home baking abilities? Types of Baking Courses Professional baking and home baking classes differ both in technique and cost. You may be looking for something in-between the two. Bake breads to sell at the local market on weekends to supplement your income or just for the joy of baking bread. Bread making brings with it the satisfaction of watching your friends and family enjoy the fruits of your labour. Nothing compares to [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:23:32+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments