Baking is tedious, difficult, and precise...or is it?! Join Pastry Chef Marianna Stepniewski as she guides you through the master recipes and techniques of basic baking. You will learn how to flex your baking muscles by making pate a choux dough for cream puffs with strawberry mascarpone cream filling and savory pie dough for a caramelized fennel and herbed ricotta and goat cheese galette. Marianna will also cover how to make sweet tart dough and vanilla pastry cream for assembling traditional French fruit tarts. Finally, she will show us how to properly make a cream cheese pound cake with a decadent salted ginger caramel sauce.