Les Orangeries

Address: 12 av du Docteur Dupont, Lussac les Chateaux, Poitou-Charentes, 86320, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on 12 av du Docteur Dupont, Lussac les Chateaux.
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      The Quadruple 'M' Day

      A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 27, 2014

      1 comment, 9 photos

      ... then proceeded to demonstrate a few 'over the top' presentation techniques that illustrate the precision, creativity and finesse exhibited by professional pastry chefs.

      Sidney put a layer of glaze on Tuesday's layered mousse dessert that looked like a chocolate mirror. All of the components that we have been working on over the course of the week are starting to come together. Can't wait for the grande finale tomorrow night!!!


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      Touring and Chocolate

      A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 26, 2014

      6 photos

      ... was spent learning the fundamentals of chocolate including tempering, molding, ganache, mousse and stenciling. Taste testing different varieties illustrated the remarkable differences that the location of growth, preparation and concentration have on the taste and impact of chocolate.
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      Fundamentals: Egg Yolks, Cream, Cream & More Cream

      A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 25, 2014

      2 comments, 10 photos

      ... pastry was used to create a classic Napolean (or Mille-feuille). After lamb shanks (in Morrocan inspired sauce, falling off the bone) the passion fruit creme brulee was served with a raspberry sorbet - the contrasting flavours played beautifully against each other. To me, a well prepared creme brulee is absolute and undeniable perfection.





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      Fundamentals: Flour, Butter, Butter & More Butter

      A travel blog entry by michaelandre on Nov 24, 2014

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      What a fantastic first day!

      After a breakfast of freshly baked croissant, aromatic French cheese and saucisson, we dove right into making a praline pastry cream.

      What followed was a tour of the major players of French pastry - puff pastry, pate sablee (to make a creme brle tart), choux pastry, profiteroles and crouqembouche. We even made a sourdough base bread (from apples!) to use later in the ...

      A must do experience

      A travel blog entry by kev-buxton on Sep 30, 2014

      6 photos

      ... was being held by the French Resistance. The Germans decided to take retribution against the inhabitants of Oradour. On the above date, they sealed off the town and gathered up all the males and led them to a barns where they were all shot in the legs. When none of them could move they were covered with fuel and burnt alive. The woman and children were taken to the village church and an incendiary device was ignited. When they tried ...