Posts ByFernando Toda, Author at so good.. magazine
In Scandinavian chefs’ dishes there are common features such as elegance, minimalism, freshness, the territory and a commitment to vegetable elements. We gather the most recent and charismatic desserts of three great Danish chefs in so good #17.
Chocolate may well be an instrument to change the world. This has been demonstrated with much effort and passion by the Venezuelan chef Maria Fernanda Di Giacobbe, who has just been awarded the Basque Culinary World Prize for her successful charity projects.
After the two awards for best Asian pastry chef received by Janice Wong in 2013 and 2014, this important recognition given by the organization of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants has once again gone to a professional from Singapore.
Julien Boutonnet is one of the MOF Patissier 2015. This year was the second time that he competed for the title, after his first attempt in the previous edition held in 2011. We interviewed him in so good #14.
The last great challenge of the head of Maison Philippe Segond, with three establishments in the Aix-en-Provence region: to be chairman of the jury for the MOF 2015. In So Good 14, he talked about this competition.
Chocolate is currently very much in fashion with a wide variety of initiatives springing up that are dedicated to this ingredient. One example is the Belgian Chocolate Village, a curated museum of 900 square metres, housed in an old chocolate factory.
How to fuse creativity, elegance, Christmas, architecture and chocolate? You can find the answer in the excellent collection that Nicolas Cloiseau, pastry che at La Maison du Chocolat, has prepared for this festive season.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Salon du Chocolat, chocolatier Jean-Paul Hevin created a stunning chocolate version of King Kong with the help of the artist Richard Orlinski.
The candidates will be required for the first time to sculpt a whole block of chocolate and integrate it in their artistic chocolate creation. They will also work with two ice blocks similar in size to the artistic creation made of sculpted ice.