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Baking Essentials - Tortes and Petite Gateaux

  • Classic sponge
  • Chocolate Biscuit 
  • Pastry cream
  • Filo pastry
  • Curds
  • Italian meringue
  • Mousse
  • Salted caramel
  • Chocolate glazes  
  • Pistachio cream
  • Lemon Ricotta cream
  • Torta deliziosa (almond and apricot sponge cake)  
  • Chocolate and Salted Caramel mousse mini tortes
  • Filo and Raspberry Meringue tartlets
  • Pistachio and Ricotta gateaux

Start with the basics like a perfect light–as-air sponge, or chocolate mousse. Create a traditional crème patisserie and learn how to turn it into delicious tortes and petite gateaux.  Learn how to perfect that chocolate or fruit glaze to take your cakes from ordinary to extraordinary. With just a few recipes and your imagination, you can make simple yet delicious creations suitable for any occasion.

CLASS INCLUDES - Ingredients, tuition, recipes, food styling tips, take home boxed desserts

$150 per person

Melina Puntoriero from Manuelina Culinary International is back from Italy for 2 weeks to present a series of cooking classes and a long luncheon at Food I Am and we can’t wait


Melina Puntoriero from Manuelina Culinary International is back from Italy for 2 weeks to present a series of cooking classes and a long luncheon at Food I Am and we can’t wait!

Earlier Event: August 22
Bittersweet Chocolate Indulgence
Later Event: August 23
The Art of Pasta and Risotto