Valentine Cream PuffsInstructors:  Marisa Pena and Liann Peryea 

Date of the class: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Time of the class: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Alaska Time Zone)

Location: Online Zoom Meeting

Treat your Valentine (or yourself!) to something special this year!

Join Bread Line chefs Marisa Pena and Liann Peryea to learn all about pâte à choux pastry, and a variety of ways to use it, both sweet and savory. In this class, students will have the opportunity to make cream puffs, gougères, and craquelin.

Read student feedback from Marisa and Liann’s recent online “Stone’s Throw Eclair Class”!

For more than 30 years, Bread Line has helped to feed the hungry and affirm lives in the Fairbanks community. From their humble beginnings in 1984, Bread Line has grown into four programs:

Stone Soup Cafe – A cafe where people eat meals as a community
Stone’s Throw – A food service job training program
Stone Soup Garden – A community garden to improve food security
Kids Cafe – A program involving children and families in addressing poverty

Valentine Cream PuffsStone’s Throw culinary training empowers people overcoming challenges to change their lives through job readiness training & skills development opportunities.

Support both Breadline and The Folk School, and learn about pastries at the same time!

Supplies: For this class you will need to have the following supplies at home:

  • 3 – 4 metal or glass mixing bowls (at least one heat-safe)
  • rubber spatula
  • wire whisk
  • electric stand or hand held mixer (if not available, bowl and whisk will be fine)
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • small pot
  • sauce pan
  • pastry bag and pastry tip (if not available, ziplock bag)
  • cooling rack
  • sheet pan
  • parchment paper (optional)

Marisa PenaImportant: Please review the information on our Using Zoom for Online Classes and Meetings page to make sure you have the resources necessary to successfully and satisfactorily participate in such a class before you sign up.

Maximum number of students: 20

Minimum number of students: 5

Age range: 15 to adult (students younger than 15 welcome with adult assistance)

Prerequisites:  none

Cost: Pay what you can (recommended class fee of $25)

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Contact: Marisa Pena:

Pre-registration: This class is pre-registration only. Please register by 2 days before the class begins. Registration will be closed after this time.



Liann Peryea

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