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Pastry Blog & News

The French pastry chefs design a spectacular Easter

April 4, 2012 |

The French pastry chefs’ talent has no limits. Pierre Hermé, Christophe Michalak, Arnaud Larher, Jean-Paul Hevin, Pierre Marcolini, Pascal Caffet, la Maison du Chocolat, Stéphane Glacier, Patrice Chapon, Patrick Roger, Emmanuel Ryon… They all have worked hard to design a new line of chocolate eggs and figures for Easter.More info

A long-distance race

March 28, 2012 |

The latest edition of the US Pastry Competition has showed that pastry is a long-distance race in which one can never renounce a dream to come true. In proof of this, you can ask Anthony Smith, who had already tried to win this prestigious competition on several occasions before, being the first one 8 years ago. His perseverance and effort have led him to win the Gold Medal and have turned him into the new Pastry Chef of the Year 2012.More info

Oriol Balaguer designs 2012 Easter

March 23, 2012 | 1

It has become a real classic. Every year, the Spanish master chocolatier Oriol Balaguer finds the way to amaze everyone with his Easter egg collection, which he has reinvented once again for the occasion. Inspired by contemporary art, Balaguer reflects disciplines like surrealism, psychedelia and 3D-design in his work, creating highly beautiful pieces.More info

Once again, Japan conquered Paris

March 16, 2012 |

The two most remarkable competitions held during the latest Europain edition (3rd to 7th March 2012 in Paris), Mondial des Arts Sucrés (MDAS) and the Bakery World Cup, have been won by their respective Japanese teams.More info

Seeking Chocolatier of the Year 2012

March 6, 2012 |

L’Art du Chocolatier Challenge 2012 is a new annual competition promoted by Cacao Barry and the Chocolate Academy in Chicago with director Jerome Landrieu as its head. The aim is to appoint the best chocolatier of the year and encourage creativity and artistic design in patisserie and chocolate.More info

Us Pastry Competition and the four elements of nature

March 1, 2012 |

The U.S. Pastry Competition will begin this Sunday 4 an exciting new edition, the 23rd. This time, the organizer of the event, Paris Gourmet, has chosen the theme of the contest The Four Elements of Nature, water, air, earth and fire.More info

Bill Clinton at the NRA in Chicago

February 24, 2012 |

Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States of America and founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation, will play a distinguished part in the next edition of the NRA Show in Chicago next May 6th. Clinton will address the attendees and will share his experiences as former US president and current leading member of the foundation named after himself. More info

More teams than ever to take part in the Mondial des Arts Sucrés

February 16, 2012 |

The third edition of the ambitious Mondial des Arts Sucrés, organized by the firm DGF during the trade fair Europain (Paris, from 3rd to 6th March), has already outlined all the details with an eye on a spectacular final with no less than 16 teams from all over the planet, six more teams than in the latest edition. The main particularity of this year’s edition is that the teams are made up of mixed pairs, that is, a man and a woman.More info

Angelo Corvitto and the exciting game of ice cream

February 7, 2012 |

Grupo Vilbo launches the second edition, completely updated, of the successful book “The secrets of ice cream. Ice cream without secrets” in Spanish and English. The classification of ice cream in families, the calculation of the AFP (Anti-freezing Power), the serving temperature, the specific balance for each ice cream, the cold maceration, the crushing of various ingredients with sucrose… these are techniques and concepts which are nowadays common in the artisanal ice cream industry and which are fluently dealt with in the trade.More info

Singapore gets ready for the FHA 2012

January 27, 2012 |

Singapore has one of the most relevant events devoted to the food industry at an international level – the Food Hotel Asia trade fair (FHA 2012) which, from 17th to 20th April, will show a great offer from the food, restaurant and pastry industries. The figures speak for themselves.More info