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Pastry Blog & News

Yoshikazu Kizu wins the 25th US Pastry Competition

March 3, 2014 |

The US Pastry Competition celebrated its 25th aniversary, with the japanese Yoshikazu Kizu, pastry chef from the Ritz Carlton in Orlando as the winner of this edition inspired by the world of animated cinema.More info

Fantasia By Escribà” – a huge, edible dream world in Singapore

February 19, 2014 |

A baobab tree surrounded by animals of the Savanna, a wedding cake eight meters high, a theatre with all kinds of performances that will worship chocolate, a shop with luxury products made from candy, a giant moon with blinking eyes and a play area inspired by sweets will be among the highlights of this gigantic edible structure that will occupy a space equivalent to two football fields.More info

Big brands and a great atmosphere at the chocolate exhibition in Brussels

February 11, 2014 |

Paris, Tokyo, New York, London, Shanghai…and now Brussels, too, has had the honor of hosting the famous “Salon du Chocolat”, that great festival in which chocolate takes center stage in all manner of imaginable ways. On this occasion and given that it was in Belgium, the great chocolatiers of the country took it upon themselves to elevate the event to levels of elegance that will be hard to beat.More info

Conticini finds a niche in the Marylebone area of London

February 7, 2014 |

“La Pâtisserie des Rêves” opens its first shop in the British capital. They have thought long and hard about every detail, including having its own workshop, in which they will create all kinds of pastry as well as the Parisian chef’s version of a few British classics.More info

UK victorious in the Europe Pastry Cup

January 29, 2014 |

Martin Chiffers,captain of the British team, was overjoyed in his celebration alongside Barry Johnson and Nicolas Belorgey. It was a hard-won victory ahead of the very competitive team from Denmark and the Swedish team, who came in third. The three teams, as well as Switzerland, earned their places for the world final in Lyon.More info

The curtain comes down on another historic year of Sigep

January 28, 2014 |

The great festival of world ice cream, Sigep (Rimini, 18th to 22nd January), ends its most successful year yet. For the first time in its long history, a grand total of 173,904 professionals visited the event, a 20.1% increase over last year (almost 30,000 more visitors).More info

Best Restaurant Dessert moves to Mexico for its fourth edition

January 27, 2014 |

Pierre Hermé will preside over this year’s international competition for restaurant desserts, once again sponsored by Cacao Barry and celebrated alongside the Congress of Mexican Cuisine of Mesoamerica. More info

The North American, Cher Harris, is crowned the Pastry Queen

January 21, 2014 |

The North American, Cher Harris, coached by Susan Notter, was the unforeseen winner in the second year of The Pastry Queen, ahead of the efforts of the Japanese, Tomomi Futakami and Laetitia Moreau from France.More info

All set for this year’s Sigep

January 14, 2014 |

Everything is ready for the opening of the great festival of ice cream, with the World Cup of Ice Cream as the focal point for the media. But pastry is gaining as much popularity each year as ice cream. Sigep 2014 (in the city of Rimini, Italy) will not only be the base for interesting and unique competitions, such as The Pastry Queen, reserved only for pastry chefs, but it will also host a large number of exhibitions and thematic areas related to pastry.More info

26 routes through the world of haute pâtisserie

January 8, 2014 |

In publishing volume 11 of so good..magazine, the conclusion we came to was that we still have much to discover, and therefore to show you. And it would be difficult to find clear similarities between the 26 artists that we have brought together in this edition, which is a good example of the depth and variety of the wonderful world of haute pâtisserie.More info