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1. Expert Tip: Rolling the Perfect Tart Shell
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When you've taken the time to prepare tart dough from scratch, you want the finished dessert to look as delicious as it tastes. In this Grokker Premium video Executive Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti teaches you the insider's tips and tricks on how to expertly roll out your dough and form it into a perfect tart. If you want to learn how to make the tart dough itself, just click on Chef Emily's profile and watch her Grokker Premium video on the topic, all part of her Baking Basics collection. Enjoy!
2. How To Plate Your Dessert
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Were you ever amazed at seeing a restaurant dessert dish with beautiful plating? In this Premium Grokker video, Pastry Chef Robyn Lenzi teaches you restaurant techniques in plating that will help you get that beautiful finish to a dessert.
3. Baking Basics: Piping with a Pastry Bag
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Imagine your guests staring at your perfectly piped cake and complimenting you on how beautiful and professional it looks. It's time to stop imagining and start decorating your cake like a pastry chef! In this Grokker Premium video, Executive Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti demonstrates how to pipe with a pastry bag and impress all your guests. So grab a pastry bag, a standard piping tip, and let Chef Emily teach you the tricks to transform your cakes.
4. Fondant - How to Make a Ribbon & Bow
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5. How to Make Sugar Flowers | Cake Decorations
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Learn how to make sugar flowers for cake decorating a birthday cake, a wedding cake, a cupcake, or a plain old chocolate cake.
6. Baking Basics: Making Fluffy Whipped Cream
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Learn how to make perfectly whipped cream, and how to fix it when it goes wrong! Pastry chef Emily Luchetti of San Francisco's Farallon and Waterbar Restaurants teaches you her secret to light, luscious whipped cream in this Grokker Premium video.
7. Expert Tip: Piping "Happy Birthday" on a Cake
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Learn how to write a message on a cake without any special equipment. Emily Luchetti demonstrates how to make a simple cake-writing tool with parchment paper and use it to write "happy birthday" on a cake. Premium video in the Baking Basics series by Emily Luchetti.
8. Why Every Kitchen Needs an Immersion Blender
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High speed, powerful, and diverse! That is why the Immersion Blender is Chef Instructor Alana Toner's favorite tool! Learn all the different uses for this tool in this Grokker Premium video.
9. Baking Basics: How to Make Pastry Cream
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One of the fundamentals of baking is knowing how to make Pastry Cream. If you don't know how yet, don't worry: Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti shows how easy it is and once you learn the basics you can make many different variations. You can substitute granulated sugar for brown sugar or add coffee, cinnamon, rum, or even citrus! The variations are endless. This is a must-watch Grokker Premium video. It'll help you when you want to make Boston Cream pie or even Banana cream pie.
10. Fondant - How To Make Roses
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Looking for a instructional video on How To Form Fondant Roses? This suitable tutorial explains precisely how it's done, and will help you get good at cake decorating. Enjoy this guide from the world's most comprehensive library of free factual video content online.
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