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Pastry Masterclass with Hans Ovando


Learn from the Spanish Chocolate Master.
Spend two days with Hans Ovando (Spanish Chocolate Master) at The Chocolate & Pastry School near Edinburgh. Discover his favourite recipes as you prepare a selection of incredible cakes, entremet, tartlets and gateaux. You will also focus on creating your own silicone moulds and explore new healthy, allergen-free and intolerance recipes. 

Who’s the Hans Ovando Pastry Masterclass suitable for?
The Hans Ovando Pastry Masterclass is an intensive and challenging two day course designed for pastry chefs, chocolatiers and students. Participants typically have an intermediate to advanced skill level in pastry.

About Hans Ovando
Born in Spain, Hans is one of the world’s top pastry chefs. In 2013, he represented Spain at the World Chocolate Masters in Paris. Hans is in high demand as a pastry chef tutor and regularly demonstrates around the world.

Do I need to bring anything?
On arriving at The Chocolate & Pastry School, you’ll be supplied with all the equipment and ingredients needed for your course. Participants are required to bring their own chefs jacket.


Mon 4 Mar 2024 | 09:00
Tue 5 Mar 2024 | 17:00
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What Will I Take Home?

  1. Quinoa and walnut carrot cake: Orange and mandarin marmalade, cream cheese, opalys chocolate and vanilla. Carrot and orange soft sponge with caramelized walnuts.
  2. Volcano Rock: Cocoa nibs sponge, chocolate mousse, cassis jelly, black sesame and rice crunchy.
  3. Rhubarb/apple and strawberries granola: Granola crumble, yogurt cremeux and raspberry namelaka with

Tarts and travel cakes

  1.  Chocolate coulant and raspberry cake: Chocolate cake with soft chocolate insert, chocolate almond coating, soft raspberry jam and raspberry bonbons.
  2. Peanuts, ginger and lemon: Peanuts lemon and ginger cakes, honey and lemon syrup, peanuts crunchy gianduja insert and caramelized peanut coating.
  3. Chocolate , coffee and pecan nut: Soft chocolate sponge and banana caramel with pecan crunchy praline, coffee chocolate cremeux and caramelized pecan.

Cakes and entremets:

  1. Mint Berries : Mint sponge with raspberry crunchy, baked cheesecake insert , berry jam and strawberry and raspberry mousse.
  2. The Trunk: Chocolate sponge , lime gel pecan nut crunchy mango and banana jelly ,and soft chocolate mousse. (The best Chocolate cake in the m.m.a.p.e 2022 competition)