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HOSP6086 - Pastry Principles & Techniques

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Title:Pastry Principles & Techniques
Long Title:Pastry Principles & Techniques
Module Code:HOSP6086
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Hospitality
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Noel Murray
Module Author: LINDA HAYES
Module Description: This module enables the learner to obtain the knowledge, skills and techniques required in the production of a range of pastry products. This includes the associated application techniques and principles underpinning the study of the scientific principles and the application of cost and quality control procedures.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Use chemical and biological raising agents to produce a variety of bread products.
LO2 Explore the concepts and processes required to produce a range of pasties, fillings and sponge products.
LO3 Evaluate and apply the techniques necessary to create a comprehensive range of hot and cold desserts.
LO4 Investigate the scientific principles underpinning all the processes used in baking and pastry production.
LO5 Identify the commodities, equipment, techniques and the range of convenience products related to pastry principles.
LO6 Apply cost and quality control procedures as they apply to the production of pastry products.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Chemical and Biological Aeration of Breads
Soda breads, scones, basic yeast and flavoured breads and enriched bun dough products.
Pastry
Short, sweet pastry and produce a range of modern and classical pastries to include a range of flans and tarts. Choux paste and puff pastry - extensions incorporating a variety of sweet and savoury fillings with high quality finish.
Pastry Preparation
Frangipane, pastry cream and extensions, glazes and fondant.
Sponges
Fatless and enriched sponges, gateaux's - decoration techniques and garnishes to include ganache, flavoured buttercream, curds, tuille, brandy snaps for a high quality finish of products.
Hot and Cold Desserts
Principles and practices relating to commodities and processes used in hot and cold sweets and desserts including a range of hot items - batters, milk puddings, crumbles, steamed and baked puddings and cold items - egg based dishes, cold souffl├ęs, cheesecakes, meringues, fruit coulis and sauces.
Techniques and Equipment
Have a knowledge of the commodities, equipment, techniques and the range of convenience products related to pastry production.
Scientific Principles
Explore the scientific principles underpinning all the processes used in baking and pastry production.
Cost and Quality Control
Comprehend and apply cost and quality control procedures as they apply to the production of pastry products.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Continuous Skill Assessment relating to practical scheme of work 1,2,3,4,5,6 80.0 Every Week
Short Answer Questions In Class Test relating to supportive theory and application of skills - breads, pasties, sponges, fillings, hot and cold desserts. 1,2,3 20.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat the module
The assessment of this module is inextricably linked to the delivery. The student must reattend the module in its entirety in order to be reassessed.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Practical Development of Skills 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Student Self Directed 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Practical Development of Skills 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Student Self Directed 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Cracknell, H. L & Kaufmann, R. J 1999, Practical Professional Cookery, Third Ed., Cengage Learning [ISBN: 9781861528735]
  • Campbell, J , Foskett & Ceserani, V 2004, Practical Cookery, Hodder Education [ISBN: 9780340948378]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Hanneman, L. M 1993, Patisserie, Butterworth-Heinemann, [ISBN: 0750604301]
  • French Culinary Institute, Judith Choate 2009, The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts, Stewart, Tabori & Chang [ISBN: 9781584798033]
  • The Culinary Institute of America 2015, Baking and Pastry: Mastering the Art and Craft., 5th Ed. [ISBN: 9780470928653]
  • Gisslen, W. 2008, Professional Baking, 5th Ed. [ISBN: 9780470466292]
  • Friberg, B. 2016, The Professional Pastry Chef: Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry, 5th Ed., Wiley & Sons [ISBN: 9780470466292]
  • Glacier, S 2010, Tartes, Gouters, Entremets. Esprit boutique, BakeDeco [ISBN: 9782953359817]
  • Perruchon, J. M 2014, Inspirations et creation, Bellouet Conseil [ISBN: 9782918223047]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_OCUSK_6 Certificate in Culinary Skills 1 Mandatory
CR_OPASK_6 Certificate in Pastry Skills 1 Mandatory
CR_OCULS_6 Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Studies 1 Mandatory

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