Pastry Blog & News
She knew she wanted to dedicate her life to patisserie when she was a little over 10 years old, although she did not know exactly why. After her academic education she began a dizzying career that seems to have no limits.
Paco Torreblanca and his son, Jacob, have reached a special moment in their pastry cooking career, after establishing a teaching centre and consolodating an educational model that prioritises respect for the best ingredients and the love for the work of haute pâtisserie.
Whether it is the World Junior Pastry Championship or the Star of Sugar, the most important pastry events in the next edition of Sigep will share the same theme: universal Italian icons. The brands of Vespa and Ferrari, the Italian Food Style and the DNA of Italian pastry cooking will serve as inspiration for these national and international competitions. It will truly be an exercise in reinforcing the Italian identity within a glorious setting.
Enric Rovira and Frédéric Bau talked about the process of creativity in dessert making, seeking out their common ground regarding those aspects that work best in chocolate-making or pastry cooking. Their analysis reviewed both what has happened in the recent past as well as the current challenges that professionals need to overcome.
With a fantasy garden filled with paintings made from marshmallows, this pastry chef launches her new store, in which she combines, in equal measure, edible art and nostalgic pleasures
Sirha 2015 will focus on world-wide trends such as Glocal and Street Food in its renovated Food StudioNovember 26, 2014 | Jaume Cot
The new edition of the large international festival of the “taste professions” explores the latest, most fashionable trends throughout the world, such as local food, the use of technology to reduce additives, health-conscious food and the importance of the aesthetics of the dish in a world that is 100% interconnected.
Chocolate is currently very much in fashion with a wide variety of initiatives springing up that are dedicated to this ingredient. One example is the Belgian Chocolate Village, a curated museum of 900 square metres, housed in an old chocolate factory.
Following on from her experiences with desserts in retaurants and hotels, the Colombian, Melissa Coppel, aims to bring a new freshness and creativity to the chocolaterie. She leaves no stone unturned in exploring the possibilities in flavouring, in imagining and playing with new techniques and compositions. This renewed vision of the chocolaterie not only inspires the day to day work in Jean-Marie Auboine Chocolates, but also strongly impacts the content of the courses that are offered in the chocolaterie workshop in Las Vegas.
How to fuse creativity, elegance, Christmas, architecture and chocolate? You can find the answer in the excellent collection that Nicolas Cloiseau, pastry che at La Maison du Chocolat, has prepared for this festive season.
More than the prize money of 2,500 euros for first place, this trophy is a wonderful tribute to the career of this pastry chef from Kobe.