Fundamentals of Pastry, Baking and Desserts
This module ensures that all students are competent in the production of breads, gateaux and pastries with particular emphasis on the scientific principles, production processes underpinning this discipline, seasonality of products, procurement processes and modern trends.
Identify fundamental ingredients, equipment, techniques and the range of artisan, seasonal and locally available necessary for the production of pastry, bakery and dessert products.
Explain the scientific principles underpinning all the processes used in pastry productions
Apply cost and quality control procedures as they relate to the production of pastry products.
Utilise the processes and techniques necessary to produce a range of pastes, breads and sponge products
Apply the processes and techniques necessary to produce a range of hot and cold desserts