Baking Essentials – Dessert and Pastry

If you are new to baking, or simply want to brush up on your skills, here is your chance to learn how to master easy recipes to create beautiful desserts or bake delicious pastries.

Sablé Dough

In this video we will be showing you how to make sablé pastry which she’ll be turning into beautiful Latin American biscuits filled with a Dulce de Leche (spanish caramel).



This classic French dessert is one of the simplest desserts you’ll ever make. Using sour cherries, canned apricots or fresh fruits, be sure to impress your friends and family all year round!

Lemon delicious Pudding

This video will take you through a quick and easy recipe of everyone’s favourite lemon delicious pudding. Served with cream or ice-cream, it’s the perfect after-dinner treat.

Savory flaky pastry

In this first video of our pastry series, you’ll learn how to prepare a savory flaky pastry and turn it into a pissaladiere – a French style pizza ideal as a light lunch, a snack or to complements your aperitif drinks.


Galette and Crostata

In this second video of our pastry series, learn how to prepare a versatile sweet pastry to make a French Galette and a traditional Italian Crostata.

Apple Strudel

In this third video of our pastry series, you’ll learn how to make Strudel dough to make a classic delicious Apple Strudel.


Videos filmed by Caitlin Bell, long standing member of The Essential Ingredient staff and food stylist.


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