five gourmet workshops to offer in Paris

SELECTION – For dads addicted to bread, cakes, coffee, Italian food or beer, here are five gift ideas for family outings.

For baking dads: Workshop P1

Notice to the kings of ancient wheat and aficionados of long fermentation: the artisanal bakery Atelier P1, which delights the inhabitants of the Montmartre mound with its loaves and pastries, welcomes every Wednesday in the open oven of its light shop, the general public (accompanied adults and children, in groups of up to 10) to teach him the basics and secrets of making organic sourdough bread. After a bit of theory, there is room for practice: kneading the dough, shaping the bread, baking… and tasting of course. Not to mention the delivery, before departure, of a small jar of 100% natural leaven to practice at home!

Workshop P1. 157, rue Marcadet (Paris 18e). Bakery workshop on Wednesdays at 3 pm: € 80 / person, 3 hours (up to 10 people).

For cake dads: Bogato

Bogato, the children’s favorite pastry, fadas with its cupcakes, cookies and other very playful cakes, decorated with unicorns, cars, superheroes or princesses, also offers pastry shopping in the basement of its Marais pop shop. and “cake design” for adults and children. The most fun format is the parent / child duo workshop (from 4 years old), to pastry and create all kinds of colorful almond paste decorations: animal gogosi, gardener’s or beach cake, cupcakes Harry Potter…. The «teacher» adapts to your level and all the ingredients are already measured to simplify the work.

Rich. 5, rue Saint-Merri (Paris 4e). Parent / child workshop: € 72 for two, 1:30. Gift vouchers available.

For dads Botte: the Satal School of Eataly

For those who don’t swear care by transalpine cuisine, head to the Scuola di Eataly, the space reserved for cooking classes upstairs in Oscar Farinetti’s fabulous Grand Bazaar, Eataly Paris Marais. Pizza, fresh pasta, sauces, lasagna, risotto, vegetarian dishes, tiramisu, focaccia, Sicilian cannolo; course alone, in a duet or with children (little chefs): there are for all tastes ! In the basement, next to the wine bar, the Scuola del Vino even allows you to learn about Italian wines from different regions and food arrangements.

Eataly School. Eataly Paris Marais. 37, rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie (Paris 4e). From 24 € / pers. pour 1h. Gift vouchers available.

For dads sock juice: Belleville Brûlerie

There is nothing like getting a real good coffee to participate in a cupping, the coded tasting technique used by roasters and baristas to assess the quality of the grains. There is no need for you and you know to prepare your exercise. After shedding light on the history of coffee, its terroirs and its aromatic subtleties, you will be guided to taste three cupping coffees, before a fourth prepared filter, Italian and espresso prin the one of the experts of this brewery dedicated to specialty coffee . You share with a cafe, a bag and full of tips for the house!

Belleville Brûlerie. 14 bis, rue Lally-Tollendal (Paris 19e). Cupping on Saturday at 10 am: € 79 / person, 2 hours (up to 8 people). Gift vouchers available.

For Hop Dads: Unique Brew

There is no shortage of workshops to brew your own beer in Paris, but our favorite is that of the American Mike Gilmore, who has been living in the heart of the Sentier for about seven years. After choosing – alone or in pairs – its style of beer from about thirty recipes (IPA, stout, triple…), we proceed to the selection of malts, barley and hops, before realizing like a little chemist his brew in an imposing pot (not without taking the time to enjoy a few homemade beverages). We then return after a month for the bottling and labeling of 36 50 cl bottles with the name given to them.

Brew Unic. 1, rue des Jeûneurs (Paris 2e). Course: 160 € (for 1 or 2 people), 4 hours (up to 14 pers.). Gift vouchers available.

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