In this course you’ll learn the secrets to making a light and crumbly shortcrust pastry. You’ll caramelise onions, learn how to roll and shape pastry without the need for tins and create a scrumptious tomato and onion galette.
What you'll learn:
- Basic knife skills
- The art of pastry making
- How to caramelise onions
Makes/Serves: 4 people/1 large galette
Duration: This class will last approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
Prepare ahead instructions - Please measure 75ml of water into a measuring jug and place it in the fridge. Don’t forget to have your ingredients weighed out ready to cook-along with us, all preparation will be done as part of the class.
Shopping list (serves 4)
Fruit & Veg - Prepare ahead by washing fruit & vegetables, but no need to peel and chop
- 3 large onions
- 3 sprigs oregano
- 320g cherry vine tomatoes - we recommend mixed baby tomatoes
- 110g unsalted butter (chilled)
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tsp caster sugar divided into ½ and ½ tsp
- 50g pitted black olives
- 225g plain flour plus extra for dusting
- ½ tsp fine sea salt plus a pinch
- 1 tsp nigella seeds
- 1 medium egg
75ml iced water
- Wide based large saucepan or saute pan
- Wooden spoon or spatula
- Chopping board
- Chefs knife
- Large plate to cool onions on
- Large bowl for the flour
- Jug for iced water
- Measuring spoons
- Table knife or small palette knife
- Cling film
- Rolling pin
- Pastry brush
- Small bowl for egg
- Large flat baking sheet
- Baking parchment
About your instructor: You’ll be led through this class with one of our experienced chefs from the Waitrose Cookery School.
Joining an online experience: Our online experiences will take place via Zoom. We’d recommend using a laptop or desktop if possible to make it easier for you to take part. Two days before your online experience, we’ll send you full details on how to join.
Please note we may record this session for internal purposes.
Please note T&Cs apply.