What is the course about?
This is a one day course celebrating everything that is Christmas. On this course you will learn how to make a chocolate Swiss roll and turn it into a traditional chocolate log. You will also make Christmas biscuits and sweets, which can be used as gifts and are ideal treats to have on the run up to Christmas.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
This course is open to all candidates of all abilities. However if you are an absolute beginner you will be most welcome as you will be taught how to make all these items.
What topics does the course cover?
Topics covered include good practice of kitchen hygiene, general health and safety. The course covers production of a Chocolate Swiss roll, the rolling, filling and covering of this very traditional cake. You will make a selection of sweet and savoury mini biscuits and a portion of homemade sweets.
How will I be taught and assessed?
First a demonstration will be given followed by students carrying out the tasks. Continual support and guidance will be provided throughout the session.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
Yes there are. You will also need to bring large and slightly tall containers, so that you can take your chocolate log and biscuits home securely. A ream of cling film and greaseproof paper is also recommended. And your apron and T- towels.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
This course will give you confidence to try out new Christmas recipes.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
If you have enjoyed this course then you will enjoy the other variety cookery courses that are on offer at the WAES website.