Coach of the French Pastry Team, winner at the World Pastry Team Championship, 2006
Pâtisseries et Gourmandises par Stéphane Glacier (the pastry shop)
Pâtisseries et Gourmandises, l’école (the school)
Cakery & Epicerie by Stéphane Glacier in Dubaï, Emirates
To make approx. 20 Domes Ø 7 cm (2.7 in).
200 g (7.05 oz) sugar 100 g (3.52 oz) egg whites 1 vanilla pod
Heat the whites and sugar in bain-marie at 50 °C (122 °F), while whisking. Whisk in an electric beater until completely cold. Pipe into domes with a n°8 tip, with the help of upturned the Flexipan® Hemispheres Domes Ø 7 cm (2.7 in).
65 g (2.29 oz) strawberry purée 260 g (9.17 oz) whole strawberries 110 g (3.88 oz) sugar 4 g (0.14 oz) pectin NH
Heat the pulp and half the sugar at 70 °C (158 °F). Mix the pectin NH and remaining sugar, sprinkle on the hot purée, cook at 103 °C (217.4 °F) (217.4 °F) while stirring. Mold 20 g (0.70 oz) into Ø 4 cm (1.6 in) Flexipan® domes. Freeze.
Lemon & Basil Bavarian Cream
250 g (8.81 oz) milk 250 g (8.81 oz) heavy cream 65 g (2.29 oz) fresh basil 1 yellow lemon zest 90 g (3.17 oz) egg yolks 150 g (5.29 oz) sugar 10 g (0.35 oz) gelatin powder 60 g (2.11 oz) cold water 420 g (14.81 oz) whipped cream
Hydrate the gelatin with the 60 g (2.11 oz) cold water. Mince the basil. Infuse the basil bringing the milk, cream and minced basil to the boil, and covering everything with cling film away from the heat. Sieve through a fine strainer and finish infusing with milk. Zest the yellow lemon over the infusion then bring to the boil again. In a bowl whiten the yolks and the sugar. Pour half the infusion, mix and pour back into the saucepan. Cook at 85 °C (185 °F), sieve through a fine strainer, add the gelatin. Let cool. Incorporate the whipped cream delicately.
Lady Finger Sponge Cake
Allow for 1 sheet 40 cm (15.7 in) x 60 cm (23.6 in) To make 1 sheet 40 cm (15.7 in) x 60 cm (23.6 in) 190 g (6.7 oz) egg yolks 2 x 95 g (3.35 oz) sugar 230 g (8.11 oz) egg whites 95 g (3.35 oz) flour 95 g (3.35 oz) potato starch
Process Whisk the yolks with part of the sugar. Whisk the whites with the remaining sugar. Add 1/3 whites into the yolk/sugar mix. Add the sifted flour and starch to the yolks, then carefully add the remaining whites. Spread 800 g (1.76 lb) per Flexipat®, bake at 180 °C (356 °F) in a convection oven or 200 °C (392 °F) in a deck oven for 10 at 12 minutes.
225 g (7.93 oz) syrup at 30 °B 75 g (2.64 oz) water 50 g (1.76 oz) yellow lemon Mix all the ingredients together. Vanilla Mousseline Allow for 600 g (1.32 lb) 1 kg (2.2 lb) whole milk 250 g (8.81 oz) sugar 100 g (3.52 oz) eggs 150 g (5.29 oz) egg yolks 90 g (3.17 oz) corn starch 500 g (1.1 lb) butter
Process Heat the milk, half the sugar. In a bowl, beat the yolks with the remaining sugar then the corn starch. When the milk boils, remove and scrape the vanilla pod, pour some on the yolks and pour everything back into the milk, bring to the boil approx. 2 min. Pour onto a stainless steel sheet covered with cling film, cover the cream surface with cling film and freeze for 15 to 20 min to blast chill. Once cold, with an electric mixer, whisk, smooth the crème pâtissière and add the butter. Emulsify.
Vanilla Mousseline: 2 split and scraped vanilla pods to infuse in the milk.
Spray Gun Mixture
300 g (10.58 oz) white chocolate 200 g (7.05 oz) cocoa butter Desired Amount green liposoluble food coloring Melt the chocolate and the cocoa butter together. Sieve through a fine strainer. Let cool at 35 °C (95 °F). For the green color, add the green food coloring and mix.
To Assemble and Finish
Line a Flexipan® Hemispheres Dome Ø 7 cm (2.7 in) with lemon & basil Bavarian cream, then fill to 2/3 with Bavarian cream. Place the candied strawberry insert, stick with a dash of cream a lady finger sponge cake disc, Ø lower than the dome, after having soaked it with lemon punch. Fill again with lemon & basil Bavarian cream before sealing with a soaked lady finger sponge cake. Freeze. Upturn the Meringue shells and cover with white chocolate spray gun mixture. Leave to crystallize. Fill each shell with 30 g (1.05 oz) vanilla mousseline to stick the strawberry & basil dome inside. Freeze. Spray with a white, then light green shading off, spray gun mixture. Pipe a dash mousseline on the dome to stick a sugary raspberry and a blueberry.