Airchrysalis: Bubbles Bubbles

Airchrysalis: Bubbles Bubbles

Duration: 3 hours

Number of students: 6

Tickets: $60 per person

Diet: gluten-free

Price includes expert instruction, demo, and hands-on practice. Come to learn how to make a perfect meringue and whipped cream for Pavlova dessert. Dazzle your family and friends with incredible pastries! Make them simple — just with fresh berries and chocolate shavings, or more sophisticated — with candied fruit and herbs, flavored cream, and caramelized nuts. This dessert has endless variations for shape, flavor, and decor combinations. At the end of the class, you will enjoy freshly made Pavlova pastries with a cup of hot coffee or tea or icy cold sparkling wine (BYO).

A meringue-based dessert topped with whipped cream and decorated with fresh fruits and berries — it is one of the lightest delights. This dessert was created in New Zealand and named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova when she visited there in 1926 on her world tour. It is popular in Russia, New Zealand, and Australia. A meringue base for Pavlova is not dry throughout like commercially made meringues in the U.S. It should have a crisp and crunchy outer shell with soft and chewy marshmallow-like center.

Covered Topics

The Science of Egg Whites and Sugar

  • About different types of meringue
  • How to recognize stages of beaten egg whites
  • How to stabilize egg whites foam
  • How to pipe and bake meringue

The Science of Whipped Cream as a Foam

  • The science of whipped cream as a foam
  • About stages of whipped cream
  • About traditional and modern techniques
  • How to perfectly whip cream with a whisk
  • How to pipe whipped cream

Drinks. Enjoy the pastries with your favorite drinks. They pair well with sparkling wines and you are welcome to bring your own. Hot coffee and tea will be provided.

Appearance. We will eat collectively cooked food. Please make sure your nails are well groomed and clean. If you have long hair, tie it back or cover it. Have comfortable clothes and shoes. I’ll provide you with an apron.

Please, let me know if you have any food or kitchen chemicals allergies.

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