Continuing Education Main Headline

Secrets of traditional Chinese pastry revealed by new IFTM course

中文摘要 / Summary in Chinese

IFTM’s School of Continuing Education is hosting in July and August a new hands-on course about traditional Chinese pastries. It will provide attendees with the basic skills to prepare delicious Chinese classics such Lo Po Pang (also known as Sweetheart Cake or 老婆餅 in Chinese) and baked pork cookies (雞仔餅).

The course runs from 28 July to 25 August. The registration period ends on 18 June (more details available here).

Veteran Chef Ng Kuan I will be leading the training sessions. He is one of Macao’s most experienced professionals in the field of making traditional Chinese pastries.

During class, Chef Ng will discuss with students the equipment and ingredients commonly used in preparing traditional Chinese delicacies. Besides recipe and procedure explanation, the course also includes practical demonstrations and group practice. For each recipe, Chef Ng will highlight key points in the preparation procedure.

Students joining IFTM’s course on traditional Chinese pastries will learn how to prepare a total of 18 types of cake and other delicacies. No previous experience or training in making such pastries is required. The 27-hour course is delivered in Cantonese.

Students who successfully complete the programme will receive a certificate issued by IFTM.

The course fee is MOP3,150 for people holding a Macao resident ID. Other attendees are required to pay a fee of MOP4,100.

The course will be held again in September.

IFTM’s School of Continuing Education offers a distinctive learning environment of international standard, delivering rigorous specialist professional and vocational education of the highest quality. The School of Continuing Education is focused on lifelong learning, especially in the area of hospitality and tourism.

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