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Pastry Blog & News

Viennoiserie with Greg Mindel at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn

May 26, 2015 |

In June, Mindel, Chef Consultant for the Center for Culinary Development, will share his classic viennoiserie vision with modern touches, using Valrhona chocolate. More info

ARCHICHOCO: chocolate furniture and buildings

April 14, 2015 |

A fun sensory exhibition created by Jérémie Runel and Guillermo Ladavière for the Cité du Chocolat … where chocolate takes a thousand shapes and is visually enjoyed. More info

Barry Callebaut opens the first Chocolate Academy in Germany

April 13, 2015 |

The chocolate firm chooses Germany, one of the most important markets for artisan chocolate, to install a new training center with high-level courses and internationally recognized professors, in line with other Chocolate Academies.More info

A new method to achieve a healthier and sweeter chocolate has been investigated

April 1, 2015 |

The America Chemical Society has released a study that proposes retaining as many polyphenols in cocoa’s toasting stage for a healthier and more intensely flavored chocolate.More info

Melissa Coppel and Jean-Marie Auboine’s new classroom in Las Vegas

March 23, 2015 |

Jean-Marie Auboine Chocolatier presents a new classroom, detached from the workshop and production space where classes will be taught by renowned chefs with an area dedicated to “Bean to Bar”.More info

Virgin fiber: vegetable packaging for chocolate

March 11, 2015 |

With the release of The Origin Box, the Belgian company Du Caju Printing & Packaging makes a clear commitment to virgin fiber so as to minimize the risk of chocolate acquiring a strange taste or odor derived from the material it is presented in. More info

Valrhona Bachour Dessert Styles in Miami

March 5, 2015 |

Valrhona USA continues travelling to teach professional pastry chefs and help them reach their full potential. The next destination is Miami and the professor is Antonio Bachour, a pastry chef who shares his commitment to excellence and passion for the craft with this chocolate brand.More info

Madeleines named after women at Mesdemoiselles Madeleines

February 18, 2015 |

Gourmet, mini, aromatic, and decorated. Thus are some of the madeleines which chef Stéphane Bour creates in this new sweet spot in Paris. 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

A new image for the Confiserie Moutarlier tea room in Lausanne

January 23, 2015 |

Lucien Moutarlier and his son, Damien, have completely renovated one of the four establishments that they own in Switzerland, giving it a modern image, more aligned with their pastry cooking style.
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