Pâté en Croûte

Discover the secrets of perfect dough and the most exquisite fillings to impress your guests on any occasion.

A delicious, sophisticated option to share at a dinner with friends, or on a special occasion

Pâté en croûte is a traditional dish from French cuisine, a symbol of delicacy, of special moments, and of good gastronomy. It consists of a filling made with minced meat and spices (for example, pork, duck, poultry, beef…) that is placed in a mold and covered with puff pastry or shortcrust pastry, before being baked.

The end result is a meatloaf with a crispy, golden crust that can be served as an appetizer, main course, or as part of a cold meal. A slice of art.

Upon completion of this online course you will be able to:

  • Prepare the perfect dough for pâté en croûte, golden, tasty and very appetizing.
  • Prepare in advance different garnishes and finishes that will give personality to your pâté en croûte.
  • Design your own combinations with classic French flavors, or even your own versions.
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Course curriculum

Course Content

Chapter 1 - Presentation and recipe book
Chapter 2 - Introduction and history of Pâte en Croûte
Chapter 3 - Base Preparations
Chapter 4 - Le 1605: Duck and Chartreuse
Chapter 5 - Pâté en Croûte 'Au Vert': Chicken and Asparagus
Chapter 6 - Cocktail Pâté en Croûte: Pork and Chicken
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What you'll learn

Delight the eyes and the palate with this authentic jewel of French gastronomy

You will learn from one of the best French chefs, the tricks and techniques you need to create the perfect dough and the most delicious fillings. This course will take you step by step from the selection of the ingredients to the final presentation, so that you can delight your guests on any occasion.

You will acquire the knowledge to prepare the dough and create fillings with foie gras, duck and pork magret, and vegetable fillings too. 

You will learn how to mold and unmold the pate en croute, as well as decorate it with an original and surprising design. You will see the importance of the gelée, a characteristic element that brings a lot of personality to the pâté en croûte.

It’s a laborious dish that requires skill and patience but the end result is a stunningly delicious piece of meat and a crispy crust that is sure to impress any guest.

Who is it for?

Whether you are a novice cook or a seasoned chef, this course is designed to help you improve your culinary skills and enjoy creating an authentic French Pâté en Croûte. Sign up now and become an expert!

What you’ll need

  • Meat grinder no. 6 and 8
  • Stand mixer
  • 40 cm x 9 cm mold
  • Small rectangular mold
  • Blender or turmix
  • Chinois and sieve
  • Brush
  • Laminator
  • Blowtorch
  • Stainless steel frame 20 cm x 40 cm
  • 2 stainless steel frames 5 cm x 37cm x 0.5 cm
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What's included?

  • 2 h 40 min of HD video
  • 3 recipes 
  • 24 lessons
  • Recipe book
  • 5 Quizzes
  • Certificate
  • Español, English, Français (VO)
  • English, Español, Français, Italiano (BETA), Português (BETA), Deutsch (BETA)
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