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Baking with Pastry Codex

  • Date: Sep 19 - Dec 31, 2022
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM

What you'll do

Don your chef aprons, grab your whisks and lets get baking! In this fun and interactive class, you will learn the fine art to making these mouthwatering morsels that are easy enough to be done in your own kitchen! The classic 'Gerbert' or 'Paris Macaron' is a French meringue-based almond sandwich cookie.

Macarons have been produced in the Venetian monasteries since the 8th century during the Renaissance, French queen Catherine de' Medici's Italian pastry chefs made them when she brought them with her to France in 1533 upon marrying Henry II of France.

Chef Michael of Pastry Codex personally guides you as your ambassador into all of the subtle nuances of Making them, from proper development of the the Meringue, the development of the

Macaronage mixture, demonstrating a folding technique, how to pipe them, differences of Silpat vs. parchment paper, explanations of color types gels vs. powders drying techniques and proprietary baking techniques to preserve color integrity.

Several flavors and types of fillings are available, seasonal themes. a genuine French buttercream is demonstrated, addition to ganaches, and flexi gels.

This has become an amazingly popular class! It comes with a 100% success rate guarantee, in other words if for whatever reason your Macarons do not come out correctly, you get a full refund with no questions asked!

location forBaking with Pastry Codex Map
  • the BoardroomVA restaurant
  • 925 N. Garfield street
  • Arlington, VA 22201
  • (240) 474-6766