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Italian Pastry for the Home Baker
January 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
In the second part of the course, students will learn how to make a delicious Chocolate Almond Crostata. Using the same shortbread crust, Chef Russo will then teach how to make chocolate frangipane, a chocolate almond based filling that is truly delicious.
– Italian Fruit Tarts
– Italian Almond/Chocolate Tartine with Frangipane
PALMIRO RUSSO is an Italian pastry chef from Napoli. Palmiro holds the honor of being a part of the Equipe Eccelenza of the Italian Federation of Pastry, Ice Cream and Chocolate, and is considered an expert of the Neapolitan Pasticceria as well as the Italian classics. His range of expertise covers everything from small pastries, cakes and cookies, to chocolate confectionary products, nougat and pulled sugar. Throughout his successful career, Chef Russo has participated in many national and International competitions, receiving numerous awards and prizes. Palmiro is still very active in the field as a pastry chef, teacher and consultant. Just recently, some of Palmiro’s recipes are being reproduced in California by his son Antonio, owner of the baking company True Delicious.