Classic Croissants, Modern Techniques DVD
- Includes physical DVD only
- 6 Sessions
- Total Runtime: 1h 48m
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Croissants are made up of layers of dough alternating with layers of butter. Get started as Colette shares the secrets to creating the perfect butter block to fold into your dough for tender and delicious results.
Rolling & Folding (18:32)
Learn about book folds and trifolds as well as how the process of rolling and folding creates those signature croissant layers. The temperature of the dough is important at this stage, as is using a hefty rolling pin!
The Classic Croissant (25:39)
Colette shows you how to roll, cut and shape your dough to create the classic croissant look. Also, learn about proofing dough, egg-washing your croissants before baking and achieving a mouth-watering golden brown color.
Almond Croissants (17:40)
Almond croissants look the same as the classic version, but inside they have a sweet, nutty filling. See how to make the filling for this eye-catching treat in two ways: one using almond paste and the other with almond meal.
Pain au Chocolat & Ham & Cheese (18:48)
Some croissants are made from squares of dough, rather than triangles. Colette wraps things up with two square croissants: pain au chocolat (literally chocolate bread) using chocolate batons, and ham and cheese made with Gruyère and finished with dough “belts.”
Bonus: Making Dough Without a Mixer (04:31)
If you don’t have an electric mixer, you can just mix your croissant dough the traditional way!
Colette Christian began working in restaurants at age 14 and went on to graduate from the New England Culinary Institute. In 2004 she began teaching at Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena, California, and now offers classes at the Art Institute of Hollywood, Sur La Table and the Great News Cooking School in San Diego. She has extensive training in baking and pastry and is a certified executive pastry chef as well as a certified executive chef through the American Culinary Federation.
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