26. september 2020 - 9:30 till 12:30
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Perfect Pralines - Masterclass | York Cocoa Works | lördag, 26. september 2020

Perfect Pralines
To Praline meant to preserve, usually coated in caramelized sugar, the word praline now has different connotations, classic praline is blended sugar coated nuts, while in the chocolate box it’s usually a chocolate filled with a nut and chocolate combination, while in Belgium all filled chocolates are known as pralines. We will be exploring the whole process working with almonds and hazelnuts, learning different techniques to create different flavours before creating our own perfect praline filled chocolate. 
This workshop can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a series of classes. Previous knowledge will not be necessary so it's a perfect introduction to the mechanics of working with chocolate, especially for any for any cake maker that wants to understand more about how chocolate works.
During the workshop you will:

Learn basic sugar boiling techniques to be able to make classic caramel
Learn how to combine caramel with different nuts to create a classic praline base
You will work with tempered chocolates to mould and create your filled chocolate pralines
By the end of this workshop you will be able to effectively boil sugar to create your desired consistency.
You will make a variety of praline flavours to create your filled chocolates for you to take home.
You will beautifully wrap your creations to take home and enjoy
Go home with recipes and your newly found chocolate knowledge

What do you take away with you?

Each participant will take home approximately 400g of your own chocolate as well as the recipes and technical worksheets to be able to make your own and perfect your skills at home.
Who is it suitable for? 
Perfect for chocolate lovers of all ages and abilities who want to learn more of the secrets to create their own gorgeous chocolates at home. This course is also ideal for chefs and catering students to learn how to work with fine quality chocolate in a range of environments and purposes.Please note that children are most welcome at this workshop, however we do ask that they are accompanied by a full paying ***** participant
 

Chocolate Master Class Program
Our Chocolate Master Class Series is a 13 course program that covers a whole range of techniques to enable any chocolate lover to fully master and understand how to work with our favorite food. This series of classes can be taken on their own as individual classes or can be taken as your own series.
Introduction to Chocolate Making is the perfect starter to indulge in a chocolate making obsession, discover more about our Chocolate Master Class series here and indulge in the most valuable basics.
 
Who is this workshop suitable for? 
Perfect for chocolate lovers of all ages and abilities who want to learn more of the secrets to create their own gorgeous chocolates at home.Please note that we recommend that children under 13 years accompanied by a full paying ***** participant
 
Group Bookings:
This workshop makes a great option for a private chocolate making experience such as Hen Partpies, Birthday Partpies or other special occasions. Please feel free to get in touch with our team for more information.
 
Special Dietary Requirements:
It's really important to us that everyone has a wonderful experience chocolate making, which is why we want to enable every chocolate lover to be able to have a go being creative. We are able to offer most chocolate making activities with dairy free and gluten free ingredients as long as we know in advance. If you have an individual with a nut allergy we have to say that the environment can not be guaranteed as nut free, we do however limit the presence of nuts in our workshop as much as possible, we are also able to provide new and sterile equipment for individuals with highly sensitive nut allergies. Please ask individuals or the parent or guardian of an attendee to contact us at least 48 hours ahead of the workshop so we can discuss with them how best to cater for their needs and ensure they can take part fully and enjoy the results of all their hard work. 
Please contact our team on 01904 675787 or E: chocolate@yorkcocoahouse.co.uk to discuss your requirements prior to your visit and we can ensure we can create the best chocolate enjoyment for you.
 
We look forward to seeing you