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Pastry Blog & News

Hong Kong, Asia’s capital of gastronomy

May 19, 2011 |

Last 11-14 May, the Hofex Tradeshow was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, devoted to the food and hospitality industry.More info

Africa becomes sweet

May 10, 2011 |

The first edition of the Coupe d’Afrique de la Pâtisserie, held in the Moroccan salon Cremai at the end of March, is a milestone in the history of haute pâtisserie on the African continent.More info

Seung Yun Lee wins first place at the WCM Asia Pacific Selection

April 27, 2011 | 1

Seung Yun Lee from Savour Chocolate & Patisserie School Melbourne, Australia was crowned first place and followed by second place by Chi Hsien Cheng from Le Meridien Taipei at the inaugural World Chocolate Masters Asia Pacific Selection in Taipei. Both won a full travel package to compete in the World Finals which will be held in Paris between 19th and 21st October 2011.More info

Hexagonal eggs, by Enric Rovira

April 15, 2011 |

Chocolatier Enric Rovira’s proposals keep reminding us that chocolate has no boundaries. His new Easter eggs collection is most appealing due to the minimalist –as well as effective– concept it conveys. This is a collection of assorted eggs whose cross-sections tend to hexagons and which show six vertical edges.More info

Play, new book by grupoVilbo

March 23, 2011 |

A macaroon which resembles a yo-yo, candy marbles, a pirate bonbon, marzipan tennis balls… these are just some examples of what the readers will find in this singular book.More info

A new collection of tools created by Pierre Hermé

March 17, 2011 |

Examples have been mounting of chefs associated with designers to name their collections of tools or kitchenware after said chefs in the last few years. This is the result of the prestige cuisine has been acquiring on a global level, which has eclipsed the media’s potential in pastry. Until now.More info

The US Pastry Competition, alive and kicking

March 11, 2011 | 1

Once again it was a great festivity for pastry and art. There is a magical conjunction that is produced in this type of contests, where spectacular presence and sensitivity are enhanced in this artisan trade. The 22nd edition of the US Pastry Competition, the pastry competition annually organized by Paris Gourmet in New YorkMore info

Omnivore Festival, showroom of haute pâtisserie

March 4, 2011 |

The French town of Deauville held the sixth edition of the ‘Omnivore Food Festival’ from 20th to 22nd February, a gastronomic congress which not only gathered some of the most important cooks but also gave strong support to haute pâtisserie. InMore info

Codes, capsules, shadows and contours

February 10, 2011 |

Half a dozen of eggs is a collection of six surprisingly original Easter eggs. Based on pure geometric lines, biggest respect for ingredients and an aesthetic position linked to minimalism, Rubén Álvarez’s creativity shows how many possibilities the figure of an oval has. The name of this collection clearly anticipates the type of game this chocolatier wants to begin with his interlocutors.More info

Italy demonstrates the level of its junior pastry chefs

February 3, 2011 |

In this edition of the impressive Italian fair Sigep, the birth of a new and spectacular world championship for pastry chefs 23 years old and younger has been confirmed. We’re talking about the Junior Patisserie World Championship, which has held its first edition and was a great success.More info