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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

Patrice Demers. ‘Everyday we’re trying to push our limits’

April 16, 2015 |

Desserts never even caught his eye until he buys the book, Plaisirs Sucrés, by Pierre Hermé. Demers has worked for 15 years in some of the best restaurants in Montreal and, finally, he opened Patrice Patissier, which the three great gastronomic pleasures coexist: good food, good wine and good desserts.More info

ARCHICHOCO: chocolate furniture and buildings

April 14, 2015 |

A fun sensory exhibition created by Jérémie Runel and Guillermo Ladavière for the Cité du Chocolat … where chocolate takes a thousand shapes and is visually enjoyed. More info

Barry Callebaut opens the first Chocolate Academy in Germany

April 13, 2015 |

The chocolate firm chooses Germany, one of the most important markets for artisan chocolate, to install a new training center with high-level courses and internationally recognized professors, in line with other Chocolate Academies.More info

Oriol Balaguer expresses his “obsession” in a new book published by Grupo Vilbo

April 13, 2015 |

What is the fruit of Oriol Balaguer’s “obsession”? The great master pastry chef from Barcelona shows us in his new book filled with creations in which he tirelessly seeks excellence. More info

Feathers and Brazilian homes, Enric Rovira’s Easter protagonists

April 9, 2015 |

This Easter, Enric Rovira has once again surprised us with two very different, creative and stimulating chocolate proposals, in addition to the magnificent collection of Easter monas that this chocolatier began 20 years ago.More info

TIBS 2015. More than 140,000 visitors and first-class competitions

April 9, 2015 |

From 26 to 29 March TIBS once again became the meeting point for the bakery industry in Southeast Asia, with a specialized and diverse offer, exciting competitions and over 300 exhibitors.More info

Cyril Prud’homme makes a claim for Ecuadorian chocolate

April 7, 2015 |

Over the years Ecuador has managed to distinguish itself as a producer of fine cocoa in the world. Now the challenge is to place it on the map of countries associated with high-end chocolate. It is one of the major objectives of the second book by the French chef based in Quito, Cyril Prud’homme. “Chocolat by Cyril” is a way to also bring education to the South American country to combat the high consumption of chocolate substitutes, both among consumers and professionals.More info

Oriol Balaguer’s “obsession” out on April 13

April 2, 2015 |

The International Bakery Salon Intersicop, held in Madrid, serves as a stage to present the new book by the renowned pastry chef and chocolatierMore info

A new method to achieve a healthier and sweeter chocolate has been investigated

April 1, 2015 |

The America Chemical Society has released a study that proposes retaining as many polyphenols in cocoa’s toasting stage for a healthier and more intensely flavored chocolate.More info

Registration open for Pastry Live 2015

March 30, 2015 |

The registration period opens for any of the six professional competitions that take place within the framework of Pastry Live.More info