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In our pastry blog, you will learn about the latest trends in haute pâtisserie and chocolaterie: news, articles and interviews with the most renowned pastry chefs

Japanese chef Tetsuya Onishi wins the ‘Dalí’ Charles Proust

October 30, 2014 |

More than the prize money of 2,500 euros for first place, this trophy is a wonderful tribute to the career of this pastry chef from Kobe.More info

Jean-Paul Hevin’s spectacular chocolate Kong surprise

October 30, 2014 |

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.More info

iPastry in Cologne showcases desserts from Vorbusch, Luwigs and Butron

October 28, 2014 |

Combine dairy products, fruits and aromatic herbs in one creation…that was the challenge for two German chefs and one Catalan chef. The results of their creative work were then tested in front of a clientelle made up of gastronomy journalists.More info

France updates its classic ice creams

October 21, 2014 |

The typical specialities of French ice cream making have always forged their own identity at the margins of the omnipresent Italian tradition. Currently, the French tradition also relies upon the work of some French pastry chefs, members of the International Association, Relais Desserts, who have taken it upon themselves to update some of the French ice cream classics. Ice cream domes, vacherin, ice pops and ice cream sandwiches French style, and macaroon flakes, are all among the new creations available.More info

The World Cup of Pastry introduces new changes

October 20, 2014 |

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.More info

Bread earns popularity in Sigep 2015

October 17, 2014 |

Sigep is, undoubtedly, one of the world’s major meeting points for the ice cream, pastry and bread industries. This exhibition is already preparing its 36th edition, and it has been announced that bread will be playing an important part in it, in response to the important evolution this sector is experiencing.More info

“100 so good.. Pastry Shops”, the guide of the best pâtisseries worldwide

October 15, 2014 |

Discover the best pâtisseries in the world with this guide by Cacao Barry and so good.. magazine.More info

The magic of Patrick Roger returns for Christmas

October 13, 2014 |

Some define him as a genius, others talk about his unlimited capacity to create. But if there is one thing that characterises his creations more than any other, it is the perfect interplay between originality and commercial awareness. After a severe fire in his workshop, Patrick Roger slowly climbed his way back to normality and now prepares for the Christmas period submerged in a magical world of chocolate, with amazing creations such as his new emperor penguin.More info

Mugaritz embarks on a study of the world of sweets

October 7, 2014 |

There are a lot of questions regarding the world of sweets that remain unanswered. In order to shed light on many of these questions, renowned chef Andoni Luis Adúriz and the sociologist Iñaki Martínez de Albéniz have decided to launch a new research project called “The Candy Project”, with the collaboration of the international Slow Food network.More info

French pastry unites to support children with heart defects.

October 6, 2014 |

Impressive is the line-up of French pastry chefs that has collaborated in a new charity calendar to support the children with heart defects in underdeveloped countries. Altogether, 12 professionals appear in photos with famous personalities and with chocolate having also a leading role.More info