Michel Roux holds exclusive pastry masterclass for Caterersearch

30 October 2009 by
Michel Roux holds exclusive pastry masterclass for Caterersearch

Celebrity chef Michel Roux has demonstrated two of the recipes from his latest book, Pastry, Savoury & Sweet](http://shop.waterside-inn.co.uk/acatalog/Pastry.html), in an exclusive video masterclass for Caterersearch.

Roux, who has headed up the three-Michelin-starred Waterside Inn in the Berkshire village of Bray since 1986 together with his son, Alain, first learnt the art of pastry-making as a 14-year-old apprentice. He developed a fascination with the art and went on to win the coveted Meilleur Ouvner de France accolade for pâtisserie in 1972.

He is now of the most celebrated pastry chefs in the world.

André Simon Food and Drink Book Awards in March 2009.

Both dishes are based on a recipe for rough puff pastry, a time-saving variant on the classic version which rises almost 75% as much as the original.

"It is one of the most useful and easiest pastries to make. Indeed, everyone should make their own rough puff pastry," Roux says.

Video: Michel Roux Pastry Masterclass >>

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By Kerstin KÁ¼hn and Katherine Alano

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