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Pastry Blog & News

Recreating cocoa plantations at the Expo Milano 2015

February 13, 2015 |

This year, the Expo Milano visitor can walk through plantations where cacao trees grow and learn more about this aromatic and valuable product.More info

Europain 2016. New dates and many new activities

February 11, 2015 |

Europain 2016 moves up its date. It will be held from 5 to 9 February instead of March. One of its most anticipated shows, the International Confectionary Art Competition, will continue to be held. More info

Nathaniel Reid’s entremet and petits gâteaux at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn

February 11, 2015 |

The acclaimed pastry chef shares his knowledge in modern patisserie with a European flair in petit comité at the school Valrhona very recently created in Brooklyn.More info

obsession, Oriol Balaguer’s new book

February 10, 2015 |

Oriol Balaguer shares his on-camera impressions of the imminent release of his new book, obsession.More info

Leonardo di Carlo. Olive oil and doughs

February 9, 2015 | 2

Italian pastry chef Leonardo di Carlo explains how he uses extra virgin olive oil in some of his doughs.More info

The best amateur macaron in France will be decided in spring

February 6, 2015 |

Next May in Paris will be held the final of a competition that started as a local event and this year comprises 11 regional semifinals with renowned pastry chefs in the jury panel.More info

Vincent Vallée will be the French representative at the World Chocolate Masters Final

February 6, 2015 |

The young candidate achieved a resounding victory in the French trial, securing in addition three out of five special prices.More info

Philippe Faur wins the Open des Desserts Glacés

February 3, 2015 |

The seventh edition of the Open des Desserts Glacés was clearly won by the inland ice cream maker Philippe Faur. The six candidates had to elaborate 2 frozen cakes for 8 people, an ice sculpture and a nougatine piece in seven hours.More info

New Jean-Paul Hévin chocolate bar in Paris

February 2, 2015 |

In the district of Marais, one of the pioneers in the modernization of chocolate in France, Jean-Paul Hévin, has opened a new shop where one can enjoy a wide range of products selected by him elaborated with cocoa.More info

Sigep attracts 187,233 visitors

January 29, 2015 |

It has become the norm that the organising team of Sigep surprises us with more incredible statistics after every new edition. On this occasion, Sigep 2015 easily surpassed the 173, 904 visitors from last year, with 187,233.More info