August 2014 Class Schedule*

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Hello there! Today I would like to post our August 2014 Class Schedule! As some of you know, I went back to Japan for 2 weeks last month^^. It was a refreshing trip for me and my family. We got to try out many pastries as well as good coffee there! I brought back many coffee beans and am enjoying them every day…

So in August class, I would like to try out some new ideas I got while I was in Japan! Here are the class details. Please also refer to the class calender.

*By the way, my phone broke down a few days ago… so please contact me by email. Thanks!

 

 

1. Apricot Pistachio Pound Cake & Apricot Blanc Manger – Basic Class –

 

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Pistachio pound cake with comported apricot

 

Blanc manger apricot

*Photo is mango. In class we use apricot.

 

 

DATE & TIME:    August 9th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

                                August 24th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm – 1 more seat left!

FEE:                       RM195.00 (RM149.00 for members)    

 

 

2. Lemon Cheesecake & Pistachio Finacier – Basic Class –

 

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Hazelnuts streusel crust, Cheesecake and Lemon cream

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Pistachio cake with pitted cherry

 

 

DATE & TIME:    August 13th (Wed.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

                                August 30th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – 1 more seat left!

FEE:                       RM195.00 (RM149.00 for members)

 

3. Eclair au Caramel Sale & Eclair au Cafe *Repeat! – Basic Class –

 

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Eclair au cafe

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 Salted Caramel Eclair with crunchy hazelnuts

 

DATE & TIME:     August 22nd (Fri.) 1:00pm-4:30pm – FULL

FEE:                       RM195.00 (RM149.00 for members)  

 

4. Bread Class ~ Snow White Bread & Chocolate Walnuts Bagel ~

 

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DATE & TIME:    August 28th (Thurs.) 11:00am-2:00pm – FULL

FEE:                       RM195.00 (RM149.00 for members)  

 

5. Specialty Coffee & Macaron Framboise Class – Special Class –        

*Limited to Coffee & Macaron Master Course graduates only*  

 

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This is a class designed for “3 Day Coffee Making and Macaron Master Course” graduates to enhance their knowledge on coffee making and macaron making. Students who want to further learn about coffee and macaron making, please come and join our unique class!

For students who are newly interested in joining the 3 Day Course, we have class in August (you will be entitled to join the Specialty Coffee class as well^^). Please check the class details below!

 

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cupping

Here are the class details.

<Coffee Comparison>

– Learn “Cupping”: Using different kind of coffee beans from commercial beans to specialty coffee beans (COE beans) which I brought back from Japan, you will learn how to do the “coffee cupping”, which is a way to observe the coffee aromas and tastes.

– Pour over coffee: You will practice hand-dripping coffee again. (Beans: Specialty coffee beans/ COE coffee beans, Kaldi brand coffee beans, Brazil Santos, etc.) Let’s try out classmate’s coffee!

 

<Macaron>

We will bake lovely raspberry tower macarons in French meringue method (6cm size x 6pcs).

 

DATE & TIME:    August 3rd (Sun.) 11:00am-4:00pm                                

                                September 7th (Sun.) 11:00am-4:00pm

FEE:                       RM195.-

 

 

6. Coffee Making and Macaron Master Course: Master The Fine Art of Coffee Making and Macarons

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This 3 day course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge of coffee and macaron making, focusing on Japanese hand-dripped (pour over) style of coffee making. It is known as the best way of making coffee and all participants will learn hands-on the techniques of how most coffee is made in cafes in Japan and Korea, as well as a detailed history and the characteristics of beans from different regions around the world.

 

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The course is also intended to immerse you into the mastery of macaron making. Participants will be taught more than 10 kinds of macarons by both French and Italian meringue. The course is fully hands on and baking materials and ingredients are all provided. All participants will receive a certificate of completion from Caramel Factory!

 

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Course Details

<COFFEE>

– Introduction To Hand-Dripping Coffee

– History of Coffee: Arabica and Robusta

– Countries and Roast grade

– Step by Step of Making Hand -Dripping Coffee: Make your own Coffee by HARIO method

– Comparison of different kinds of coffee beans (Brazil Santos, Guatemala, Kenya AA, Ethiopian, Papua New Guinea, Blue Mountain, etc.) – Iced Coffee Making (Cooling method) 

– Introduction to Other Coffee Making Techniques: Syphon, Espresso machine and Mocha pot  

 

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<MACARONS>

Italian meringueBelgium Chocolate Macaron, Apricot Chocolat Macaron, Caramel Macaron, Vanilla Macaron, Green Tea Macaron, Royal Milk Tea Macaron, Blueberry Cheesecake Macaron

French meringue: Lemon Macaron, Mango Macaron, Raspberry Macaron, Passion Fruit Chocolat Macaron  

FEE:                       RM1,290.-

*6 students maximum. For details of this class, please refer to my post Coffee Making & Macaron Master Course.

 

Here are the class schedule;

DATE DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3
August 16th (Sat.) 17th (Sun.)
September 6th (Sat.)
October  TBD  TBD  TBD

To register for the class, please email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko). Thank you for visiting our site and I will be looking forward to hearing from you!!!

 

 

 

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