This master class was held on January 27-31, 2014, in Moscow at the VIP-Masters Cooking School.
I worked with two groups of students (morning and evening sessions) and for 5 days we prepared a large number of desserts – pies, cakes, macarons, fruit jelly, marshmellow, fruitcakes, fancy bread, tartes and tartlets.
Entremets – complex cakes:
– «Dark Graf» is modernized French classics
– «Opera» is a cake created under the impression of listening to the Ball of Vampire musical and Ivan Ozhogin’s bewitching voice. Ingredients: Joconde chocolate sponge cake, vanilla oil cream, cherry jelly with red wine and pink pepper, two types of glaze.
– «Five Spices» is a very winterish, spicy, warming and creating home atmosphere cake. Ingredients: sponge cake with mulled white wine, orange сurd, spicy caramel pears, mousse with a mulled wine custard.
-RIO poleno is bright like the city of Rio de Janeiro! And its incredible taste! Red grapefruit, coconut, tropical fruit and green tea with jasmine. By making it in a winter time we can plunge into colorful summer at least for a little while! Ingredients: Joconde sponge cake, a cigarette three-colored sponge cake, tropical cr?meux, jelly with green jasmine tea, grapefruit mousse, grapefruit fruit jelly and fresh citrus decoration.
– «Candle» is a cake, which is made in small diameter pans of about 4cm to make it look like a slender graceful tower. It is decorated by two types of glaze – white and red, which trickle like wax melting because of the fire of a raspberry or blackberry. Ingredients: Emmanuel sponge cake with black currant; blackcurrant compote, vanilla cream with mascarpone, two types of glaze, decoration and fresh berry.
– «Butterfly» cake. Ingredients: cranberry sponge cake, banana and cranberry cr?meux, peach and lime with rosemary jelly, mousse with white chocolate and mascarpone, chocolate decor.
– «Atlantis» cake. Ingredients: Joconde sponge cake with bilberry puree, caramel with pecan nuts, bilberry, caramel cream, bilberry glaze and macaron decor.
«Gateau de Voyage» is a kind of dessert that you can take along, when you travel or have a picnic. Their is no need to keep it in the fridge. And it won’t disform while carried. Mainly this dessert is represented by cupcakes, muffins,financier)
– Pistachio cake with raspberry jelly
– Raspberry and cranberry cake
– Orange and chocolate cake
– Chocolate cake with caramelized bananas
-Tartlets with white wine custard and berry panna cotta
-Tart with red berries and peach and lime cr?meux
-Tartlets with pistachio frangipani and marmalade
-Tarts with cream caramel, nuts and dried cranberries