Pastry Blog & News
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Do you want to try the latest Pierre Hermé pastry without moving from your seat? Or do you want to know the organoleptic properties of a new chocolate coating without having to sample it? Or perhaps you would like to share the aroma of your most recent bonbon with others without having to organise a meeting? Today, this is still not possible, but it in the not too distant future, it may be, thanks to the “digital lollipops” of Nimesha Ranasinghe.
so good.. Recipes. The most extensive, complete and up-to-date recipe collection in haute pâtisserieDecember 9, 2013 | sogoodmag 1
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Those fashionable television cooking competitions are now coming to the world of pâtisserie. Now you can enjoy the hugely successful French programme, “Who will be the next great patissier?”, with its exceptional judges and 10 finalists who will compete for glory and the final victory. The French phenomenon is placing pâtisserie alongside those professions most desired by young audiences.
The blue and white colours of the Dubai Expo 2020 logo were turned into a 400m² giant mosaic thanks to a collaboration between the onwer of Minilicious Dubai, Zaabeel Hospitality and Dobla, the supplier of white chocolate decorations.
As it does every year, the “Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat” has declared its verdict in the form of a guide containing more than 151 addresses of chocolateries, classified by a ranking of 5 to 1 “bars”. It is a comprehensive review of the temples of cocoa in France and Japan, and was presented for the first time during the award ceremony at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris.