Pastry Blog & News
Giorgos Avgeros: ‘The Greek pastry world is on a upward trajectory of progress and evolution. I believe that the future is very bright!’March 3, 2022 | Santiago Corral
Giorgos Avgeros, executive pastry chef at Sani Resort, creates elegance, balance and lovingly made desserts.
We want to respond in the best way to the needs of the pastry professional. For this reason, we have worked intensely hard to develop a new website, because as our printed magazine, we also demand the best in online.
In California, they have announced significant progress in the production of this sugar substitute.
On the cover, Frozen croissant with apple tatin by David Gil and Albert Soler
This ambitious book, which incorporates a QR code as a novelty, is now available at Books For Chefs.
From vanilla pods to brooches with stones. Great French chefs surprise this year with impressive proposals both visually and in terms of flavor.
Participating countries will have five and a half hours to present 16 dessert tasting desserts, two artistic pieces, and a buffet.
The Americas Selections of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie will be held for the first time in the USANovember 14, 2023 | Ana Rodríguez
New Orleans has been chosen to host this continental qualifier in June 2024.
The Executive Pastry Chef at Spoon and Stable in Minneapolis creates desserts that tend to be very bright and intentionally plated, the result of great teamwork.
Four key moments in the evolution of Postrería, from gastrobar to prestigious dessert restaurant in MexicoNovember 2, 2023 | Fernando Toda
It opened its doors in 2013 as a unique informal space and ten years later it has a new location and is committed to franchises.
The countdown begins for the 45th edition of this historic fair.
The decline in production in Thailand and India is one of the main causes.
Japan and Argentina came in second and third position respectively. The participation of Spain was notable, collecting numerous special awards.
In its next edition, the event will debut spaces that will highlight the sweet specialties of France.
The most anticipated book of the moment will allow all fans of this dough to understand the particularities of its production and the keys to achieving regularity in an artisan production system like never before.
The event, which came to Spain for the first time, featured the participation of renowned pastry chefs.
The École Nationale Supérieure de Pâtiserie expands its campus due to the great demand for pastry trainingSeptember 22, 2023 | Ana Rodríguez
With new apartments, laboratories, and classrooms, the school now offers a 7,000 m2 learning space.
The book, available at Books For Chefs, is divided into different sections, from fruits to cakes.
In so good.. magazine #30, the pastry chef puts before our eyes a sample of the infinite possibilities of this phenomenon.
In Books For Chefs, you will find a careful selection of titles to expand your knowledge on the subject.
It will be one of the pillars of the fair that will take place next October in Munich.
Cacao Barry and La Liste present around twenty awards to chefs and pastry shops from around the worldSeptember 8, 2023 | Ana Rodríguez
Innovation, new talents, sustainability… these new awards cover 11 categories.
In 2023, the chef presents himself renewed, committed, and advocating for the use of ingredients and raw materials with greater nutritional value.
The event will also host its usual activities and competitions.
Ramón Morató, Alberto Simionato, Philippe Bertrand, Joël Perriard, and Alexandre Bourdeaux, all of them members of the Chocolate Academy and Barry Callebaut ambassadors, will hold show cookings and workshops.
The chef recently participated in an experimental session organized by the Chocolate Academy. We share the results in so good.. #30.
CODA, his restaurant, is a temple that already has two Michelin stars and where many of the dogmas that accompany restaurant patisserie are being reconfigured.
Written by Rodolphe Landemaine and Mélanie Dupuis, they are now available in French at Books for Chefs.
The Argentinian pastry chef has just opened a pastry workshop in Buenos Aires with a counter and a small bench to collect orders or to immediately consume.
For this chef, the key to success in dessert is to keep things simple and elegant, understandable to the diner.
Natsuko’s work in the fusion of fashion and art with cooking and pastry making stands out. But also her concern for the environment and the future of gastronomy.
Among the different tests, applicants have to create an artistic piece around the theme, “The Animal World”.
The chef had to deploy all their magic and knowledge to overcome our challenge.
In his book Evolution, the chef not only provides comments and
techniques, but he details the step-by-step recipes for cocoa as well as coconut false caviar.
In this book, the chef show how to make everything from Paris-Brest to pastry creams, meringues, tiramisu cakes, and financiers.
The Executive pastry chef of the Musaafer restaurant in Houston proposes a pastry in which he combines the experiences of his childhood and his desire to create healthy sweets
The vast majority of the collaborators involved in this very special so good.. magazine are in their 30s. These are the years, within a professional career, of consolidation, of reaffirmation and of a more calm and reasoned effervescence.
Available in French at Books For Chefs, it contains more than 60 recipes and numerous tips.
This multifaceted chef debuts in so good.. magazine 29 with a committed and sustainable discourse that she puts into practice every day.
A pastry with a lot of flavor, textures, which is healthy and without excesses. This is what the French chef defends and which he has also captured in a book, available at Books For Chefs.
The book, which fills a publishing gap and reflects the brilliant work of Xavi Donnay, demonstrates that ‘what is beautiful, if it is small, is twice as beautiful’.
Nicolas Rouzaud: ‘We really got to know our neighbours and have built a strong relationship with them’June 20, 2023 | Santiago Corral
At The Connaught Patisserie, in London, this chef proposes jewel-like cakes with seasonal ingredients and for all occasions.
Available in English at Books For Chefs, it is the most mature book by this chef, one of the benchmarks for pastry in the United Kingdom.
The molds are designed to prepare recipes included in the books Bachour Buffets and Mini.
Effective techniques to decorate breads and achieve an attractive display in Bread.Art.Works | ReviewJune 1, 2023 | Ana Rodríguez
With more than 40 recipe ideas, this book by Ireks is a must-read for anyone looking to give their breads a unique touch.
The prestigious championship dedicated to chocolate has opened registrations for its next edition. National and regional teams start in 2024.
Dimitri Fayard, Martin Diez, and Nicoll Notter are the protagonists in Chicago’s Chocolate Academy’s Creative Week
Books For Chefs brings together two great books by the Danish chef in a single hardcover book.
Haas, interested in sustainability, proposes to act in several directions, relying on local producers, reducing waste production, eliminating disposable plastics and opting for compostable materials, or optimizing energy consumption.
Four recipes to get the most out of the combination of fruit and chocolate by Guittard & Les Vergers BoironMay 23, 2023 | sogoodmag
Both companies, united by their commitment to responsibly sourced ingredients, have presented the second edition of the La Joie de Vivre cookbook.
Each team must execute a classic Italian panettone, a dark chocolate panettone, and an innovative savory one.
The Organization ensures that 90% of growers do not have access to enough food and basic necessities.
In so good.. magazine 29 we have spoken with one of the chefs who is ahead of the trends.
Available in our Books For Chefs online store, it contains more than 100 recipes with step-by-step explanations and photos, tips, serving ideas, and tips for preserving.
In the book Know Cocoa, the producer shares its knowledge of the infinite possibilities of this ingredient.
The new book, Mini by Xavi Donnay, leads the sales ranking.
Frédéric Bau presents an unusual exhibition in the Thorigny-Le Marais space.
The classic petit four specialties are revisited and modernized with the author’s personal seal, which demonstrates the great potential of this type of product for all kinds of current realities.
Xavi Donnay, Antonio Bachour, Yohan Ferrant, Ramón Morató, Eric Ortuño, and Paco Torreblanca need no introduction. Do you know the latest releases from our online bookstore signed by these authors?
After 450 tests, Cacao Barry presents a new book, available in English at Books For Chefs.
Eunji Lee, Antonio Bachour, Oriol Balaguer, and Toni Rodríguez are some of the guest teachers.
Reading is necessary to broaden knowledge and be inspired by any trade, especially that of pastry chef. Here are titles that cannot be missing in a workshop.
The candidates developed two desserts, one of them around the theme “authenticity”.
The French chocolate maker hosted a party with over 250 guests at the iconic Les Halls des Lumieres.
The goal of the French chef at Four Seasons Madrid is to build proposals capable of combining the local, tradition and modernity, all without losing sight of the fact that they are ‘crowd-pleaser’ products.
Sustainability, IoT, and return to the ancestral, some of the trends in bread and pizza that Host aims to highlightApril 11, 2023 | Ana Rodríguez
The fair, which will be held in October, will be a reflection of the formats and technologies that are prevailing in the sector.
The exotic fruits and vegetable character work together to give a unique and renewed personality to these two incorporations of the French pastry chef.
The Fair returns in October with interesting news.
The acclaimed Korean pastry chef opened her own dessert pastry boutique, Lysée, in New York in 2022.
Columbia University engineers believe multilayered 3D printing can help control the amount of nutrients and improve food safety.
Andrea Tortora: ‘To innovate is not to create something new, but to continue, maintain and renew a tradition’March 29, 2023 | Jaume Cot
Andrea Tortora has become an interesting figure of the new Italian pastry. New, modern, reflective and attentive to the latest trends, whether related to environmental issues, alternative ingredients or redefining concepts
In this book, the acclaimed chocolatier shows his teaching vocation with numerous illustrated step-by-step tips.
The MOF has wanted to share a lot of practical information in his first book.
As a new member of the team, the Italian chef will lead professional classes, demonstrations, and workshops, as well as one-on-one consultations.
Available at Books For Chefs in French, it includes more than 80 sweet and savory creations.
From bees that remind us of the need to take care of the planet to spectacular bouquets of flowers. The great pastry chefs surprise again with pieces that look like works of art.
The fair continues to establish itself as a great showcase for the Middle East.
This establishment is a departure from the other projects that the chef has in Florida and reflects the evolution of his career.
Benjamin Lee has created a new menu of cakes and baked goods that is the result of many months of recipe trials and development.
In SUGOI, the acclaimed chocolatier has been producing handmade and hand-painted treats that have people exclaiming, “Oh, wow!”
The renowned chef’s first book is available in French at Books For Chefs.
Saint-Honoré, fraisiers, babás… up to 48 recipes from the maison with the personal touch of Jeffrey Cagnes, are included in the Livre de Pâtisserie Stohrer, available at Books For Chefs.
Although at the moment this list focuses more on Europe, there are also countries from North America, Latin America, England, and Asia.
This Mexican chef shares with so good.. magazine in this interview his philosophy about what pastry should be today, which he executes through a system he has baptized as ‘Simplissimus’.
Valentine’s Day is here and chefs go for hearts, but with an innovative touch. Long live love!
Franken-cheese, black spots, and water type are some of the things we can experiment with when entering the exciting world of pizza with this impressive book by Francisco Migoya and Nathan Myhrvold.
This highly specialized international training will start in July.
As executive pastry chef of Burj Al Arab Hotel, his mission is to bring his personality to his culinary creations for elite clientele.
The Fair gathered more than 1,000 brands and visitors from 155 countries.
The pandemic is now but a memory for a fair that has convinced exhibitors and visitors.
The Japanese pastry chef Yui Tateyama came in second place, and the Indian chef Eureka Araujo came in third.
Anthony Hart: ‘I had always been told that pastry was a dying art, but I now believe it’s the driving force of cuisine today’February 1, 2023 | Alberto Ruiz
Anthony Hart is not only one of the best pastry chefs in Australia today, but also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Photography from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
The pastry chef will organize the third edition of the Luxury Pastry around the World event
Spyros Pediaditakis: ‘People are now looking for something special. You can’t serve them the same dessert as before’January 26, 2023 | Jaume Cot
In so good.. 28, this Greek chef gives us some clues about his pastry vision, previews two creations that will be part of the second volume of ‘Notebook’ and selects one of the great desserts that appear in his first book.
From the first sketches to the technical limitations, this book shows everything that goes behind a pastry creation.
The country, which had won the silver medal during the last five editions, has prevailed with a work based on the wind.
According to research, chocolate is irresistible to most people because of the film of fat it releases when it comes into contact with the tongue.
The fair will celebrate its 44th edition at the end of January in Rimini.
At her patisserie in Hong Kong, chef Asuka Matsubara displays skills gained in top pastry kitchens in Paris and Japan.
In a week, a new and long-awaited edition will be held at Sirha Lyon.
Yusuke Aoki: ‘There are also those ingredients with which you can express yourself by not using them’January 12, 2023 | Reiko Matsuno
Along with afternoon tea, the Executive Pastry Chef at the Four Seasons Hotel at Tokyo Otemachi’s “pa-fe,” or parfait, has quickly gone viral.
The author of the book Evolution teaches how to give this praliné individual a contemporary feel and showcase an airy, light version.
You don’t have to be an ecologist and a conservation fanatic to realize that it is necessary to change our practices, habits, and behaviors when it comes to the environment, and even more so when carrying out an activity that is directly nourished by Nature such as pastry making
Kate Reid, the owner of Lune Croissanterie, debuts in the publishing world with a book in English and available at Books For Chefs.
The publishing releases of Books For Chefs continue to arouse great expectations, as well as the recipe section that is consolidated as the most visited.
The pastry chef nods at a popular sculpture by François Pompon.
Montagne is working hard on a new and exciting project, an ice cream & chocolate shop in which he will implement simple combinations so as to not get lost in the tasting, and an unwavering pursuit of pleasure.
The French manufacturer will embark on a full-scale trial of carbon-free shipping with Grain de Sail.
The agricultural communities of regions such as Vinces, Pacto, and Tucurucha are the starting point of a work to enhance the entire production chain carried out by República del Cacao and that we were able to verify firsthand.
The duo, from Restaurant Le Comptoir De l’Eau Vive, met all scoring criteria: taste, visual appearance, pairing, and presentation.
It is difficult to do more things in such a short time. At just 30 years old, Maxime Maniez knows what it is like to work in bakery, pâtisserie and chocolaterie and even manage a team of 20 people in a large hotel in Shanghai and be the Executive Pastry Chef of Yannick Alleno in Seoul.
A snack tastes saltier when served in a red or blue bowl, according to researchers at the University of Portsmouth.
Its founder and director Vincent Bourdin takes stock of this consolidated and renowned competition.
Green bean to bar Chocolate, OmNom, Dandelion, Barcelona Chocolate Company, Scharffen Berger, and Cuna De Piedra are some of the winners.
The content reader places us in position number 2 based on aspects such as traffic, social media followers, domain authority, and freshness.
For Romain Dufour, viennoiserie is in vogue all over the world, and not only among chefs, but also among consumers, especially in the United States.
To make the legacy and process of making the most popular bread in France known, the platform presents its first digital exhibition dedicated to French gastronomy.
Vanessa Zibi presents Ashkenazi, Sephardic, and Israeli cooking in this book available in French at Books For Chefs.
The popular chef gives us the keys to his new book, published by Grupo Vilbo, which goes on sale on November 25.
The 11 participating teams had to create ice sculptures around the theme, “Fantastic Creatures”.
Reduced prices, signed books, and much more from November 25 to 28.
Antonio Bachour and Yohan Ferrant, two Books For Chefs authors at a sweet professional point in timeNovember 23, 2022 | Ana Rodríguez
This 2022, the renowned chefs have launched books that are going to be on everyone’s lips.
This pastry chef, from the restaurant Nuema (Quito), uses Ecuador’s biodiversity to create avant-garde desserts.
Francesco Boccia: ‘I think people should become aware of what it really means to be a cook or pastry chef’November 17, 2022 | Alberto Ruiz
The Italian chef gives some ideas with which it is difficult not to agree and offers three exclusive creations that reflect his philosophy and his pastry style classic, technology and taste.
Attard has beaten eight other contestants in this new competition organized by the Confédération des Chocolatiers Confiseurs.
The event, organized by Rémy Cointreau Gastronomy, is open to hotel and restaurant professionals working in Benelux.
The book, published by Grupo Vilbo and available at Books For Chefs, shows his pastry through five themed buffets.
This whipped cream proposal uses lactic acid bacteria, making it less caloric and more sustainable.
Giuseppe Mascolo and Annibale Memmolo were proclaimed winners of the traditional and chocolate categories, respectively.
During the five days of the event, attendees were able to enjoy a complete program of conferences, masterclasses, competitions, and fashion shows.
The book, available in English at Books For Chefs, contains more than 200 recipes.
Toni Rodríguez: “I was one of the pioneers in making vegan pastries. I think about it now and it’s crazy, I’m not that old”November 4, 2022 | Jaume Cot
Far from linking vegan pastry to a healthier diet, Toni Rodríguez wants to openly compete with conventional pastry in terms of sweetness and gastronomic pleasure.
Japan and Malaysia completed the podium of the competition, held at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris.
The Spanish contestant was not only the best scored but was also well-deserving of a large number of special awards (public, press, artistic figures)
Provence, Paris, and Venice are some of the places that you will be able to savor through our traditional ranking of Christmas logs.
Nina Métayer, Maxime Frédéric, Nicolas Multon, and Marion Goettle are the protagonists of this documentary series.
The fairs, which will take place in April, will delve into aspects such as logistics, digitization, or supply chains.
In his first book, Eric Ortuño not only remembers the most classic tea pastries, but he also presents them while maintaining their original essence.
His pastry comes to life thanks to the hyperrealism and artistic sense of his works. Welcome to the animated world of Monsieur Galtier at so good #28.
The tireless chef surprises with new projects that will surely cause a stir
In his first book, Yohan Ferrant delves into monococum, negrillo, or Florencio Aurora, among other interesting flours.
After four years of legal battle, the German supermarket chain will not be able to sell its chocolate bunnies due to their close resemblance to those of the Swiss brand.
From October 14, you can taste a limited-edition cake that includes Black Sesame and Coconut Soy Milk Cake.
Paulina Borowicz Hardeman : “The trends in decorating cakes and desserts are often the same as those in fashion and architecture”October 6, 2022 | sogoodmag
The Barbara Decor brand has just launched its catalog number 6 which presents more than 50 new chocolate decoration designs.
Exhibitors have described it as the best edition to connect with international buyers.
At the pastry level, the fair will host Pastry Queen and the junior championship, among other competitions.
The executive pastry chef of Brix Desserts assures that Dubai is in a culinary revolution and defends that the flavor of a dish has to taste like its main ingredient.
The book has become a Books For Chefs bestseller.
Mauritius and Tunisia came in second and third place respectively.
From its headquarters in the south of Barcelona, Jordi Bordas Innovative Pastry Education has become one of the most solid references when it comes to pastry formulation, innovation and the ability to adapt products to all kinds of realities.
The acclaimed chef had already received this recognition in 2018.
The other Japanese chef, Keita Tanaka, came in second place and the French chef Romain Bert came in third
In the pages of this new book, available at Books For Chefs, professionals will find recipes for a wide assortment of bakery and pastry products accompanied by advice and reflections on this great profession.
The company prepares training sessions with outstanding professionals for the months of October and November.
Aabhas Jain: ‘Indian pastry has not got the popularity and platform to be showcased the way it deserves’September 9, 2022 | Ana Rodríguez
The Assistant Director of Culinary Studies of the Indian School of Hospitality reveals details about the reality and level of pastry in India.
With his amazing work done in Cheval Blanc’s culinary spaces, described as “poetry”, Maxime Frédéric is one of the latest phenomena in the Parisian pastry scene.
In recent years, coconut is one of the favored fruits by professional pastry chefs, not only due to its flavor and aroma, but also because of its versatility.
Ju Chamalo: ‘The best thing about a pastry chef is to convey happiness and emotion to the people who taste your creations.’September 1, 2022 | Jaume Cot
Ju Chamalo opened an Instagram account in the midst of confinement to give free rein to his great passion – flan. Time after, a work was born with more than 50 recipes.
Martín Lippo, Vincent Guerlais, and Richard Hawke are some of the professionals who will participate in the event.
The chef uses only non-GMO organic soybeans to create this collection.
The renowned pastry chef opens a Lebanese restaurant, a patisserie, and a bistro at the luxury hotel Camino Real in Mérida.
To reward the winners of the 2022 edition of “Le Meilleur Pâtissier – Les Professionnels”, the pastry chef Pierre Hermé -judge of the competition- and the M6 production team have offered them the performance of one of the emblematic creations
A good cultural background, admiration for the architectural richness of his beloved Athens, and a repertoire of cakes according to the modern space that he has developed, this is how to best describe the pastry of this “Pastritect”.
The chocolate company integrates its different work on sustainability and collaboration with the communities of origin in a report reflecting the results obtained in each of the aspects addressed
Two months before its celebration, the great chocolate event announces an attractive program.
After twenty years writting the history of Australian pâtisserie, we think it is the perfect excuse to visit again (and it is the tenth time) her Savour School.
The theme of the 2022 edition is Naturalité.
In the book, The Pastry Alphabet, the creative department of Cacao Barry, apart from presenting basic recipes to master French pastry, share their great knowledge about chocolate.
Philippe Conticini: ‘Now my creativity is less noticeable – it is appreciated when you eat my products.’July 22, 2022 | Jaume Cot
We reviewed at so good 28 the vast trajectory of one of the great masters of the current French pâtisserie.
The owner of the dessert restaurant, Coda, in Berlin, adds a new recognition to his illustrious career.
The fair, which will be held from October 15 to 19, will feature the figure of renowned chef Mauro Colagreco as its sponsor.
The United States and Argentina completed the podium.
According to the Puratos Taste Tomorrow report, 35% of Europeans buy these products at least once a week, and 30% in the rest of the world.
Meeting the needs of the consumer, giving more energy to baked creations, and continuing to design creations that make simplicity compatible with originality are all gathered once again in the July 2022 issue of So Good magazine.
Aurélie Thérond gathers 60 recipes without these four basic confectionery ingredients in her book, Je veux faire un gâteau mais je n’ai pas…
Luis Amado offers us in so good #27 a masterful interpretation of three universal classics in a chocolate bonbon version
Zoo Studio reveals the details of this design, recently awarded a Bronze Laus.
The expansion includes new laboratories and classrooms, as well as student apartments.
Just one year after its release, the chef’s second book has achieved Bronze for the design developed by Zoo Studio.
The pastry chef will help to respond to an evolving fine dining scene
As Head of Chicago Academy Center, Fayard is convinced of a good training in pastry and chocolate essential.
In his book, Sweet Devotion, the pastry chef dedicates a chapter to brioche dough, which is popularly known as a ‘bun’.
For the first time, the competition will also host teams from North America.
Available in our online bookstore Books For Chefs, it is a book that wants to break established myths about pastry.
The pastry chef presents a version of the rose cake that Messisburg created for Isabella d’Este’s wedding.
In his award-winning book Paco Torreblanca, the renowned chef dedicates a chapter to this essential ingredient in pastry.
Ooi Hooi Shing: ‘The dominance of the French influence on pâtisserie the world over continues to be a strong force’May 31, 2022 | Ana Rodríguez
The founder of Le Petit Four, hand crafted French pastry in George Town, Pennang, has been one of the Golden Ticket winners of the book, Files, by Ramon Morató.
Researchers from the University of Amsterdam, the University of Delft, and Unilever claim that the spiral shape, obtained using a 3D printer, is ideal for maximum flavor.
Available in English at Books For Chefs, the book incorporates 15 original recipes
Paco Pérez comes across an unknown red alga (Irish Mosh) that forms a malleable sheet full of flavor opening up new horizons for savory and sweet worlds.
In Sweet Devotion, the pastry chef gives advice to take into account to obtain the best result, from kneading to freezing.
Giambattista Montanari: ‘As an Italian, it is a source of pride that panettone triumphs in other countries’May 13, 2022 | Alberto Ruiz
Passionate about fermented doughs with the classic lievito madre, this Italian master shares his experiences around this product and gives some keys to being successful in its preparation.
In his book Files, the global creative director of the firm Cacao Barry presents, among many other projects, a multidisciplinary study on the reduction of fats and sugars in pastry.
Pink pastry, focused mainly on a repertoire of choux, bonbons, and cakes of the week, are the stars of this small boutique in Milan.
The pastry chef of the restaurant Ocean has been one of the winners of the Golden Ticket for the book by Ramon Morató.
Struggle, perseverance, and passion define the career of this La Chèvre d’Or pastry chef. His first book is available in French at booksforchefs.com.
The oil derived from microalgae contains more polyunsaturated fatty acids and mitigates the impact on the environment.
The Spanish-born pastry chef has become one of the great dynamizers of Mexican pâtisserie thanks to La Postrería.
The world of jellies is very wide in Japanese pastry, and like in other pastry preparations, the passing of the seasons also marks its consumption.
Shortbread, bretzel, cookies… There are very different ways to immerse yourself in Eric Ortuño’s book. One of the most original ways of doing so is by exploring its tea pastries through their different countries of origin and their gastronomic traditions.
The candidates thrilled the jury with very personal creations inspired by the theme, “self-expression”.
The company launches an Instagram competition for chefs, pastry chefs, ice cream makers, and mixologists, valid until May 27.
EVERY EggWhite™ offers the flavor and culinary functionality of egg whites, but without the use of chickens or factory farms.
While in Paris, he went to a bookstore to buy a book by the legendary chef Fernand Point and, on the shelf, right next to the book he was looking for, he came across The Flavors of the Mediterranean, by
The historic fair, which has just celebrated its 24th edition, has brought together more than 25,000 professionals, more than 70 masterclasses and round tables, and 300 exhibitors and brands.
Eggs that grow wings, octopuses taken from the ocean, driftwood, chickens from Madagascar… The Easter campaign is full of creativity once again.
Attendance was reduced by 25% compared to 2020.
The Terroirs de France collection proposes pairings of chocolate with champagne and cognac, among other drinks.
At Lab Sucré, she ‘hybridizes’ her dual Argentinean and Korean culture with her training in Europe and Asia.
The 43rd edition, which was initially scheduled for January, will finally take place in March.
On the occasion of March 8, we review the careers of chefs who have appeared in the pages of so good..magazine in the last year.
In so good #27, we have challenged four renowned professionals to imagine a millefeuille, with no limits other than a reasonable resemblance to the original.
In the next edition, visitors will find answers to the main current issues in the bakery sector.
What is the origin of the Afternoon Tea tradition? What type of tea is the most recommended for that moment and how should it be prepared? Sans & Sans in Barcelona gives us some context and keys.
The chef once again resorts to the fox, his alter ego, to create a piece with the coconut as the protagonist.
Fabrice Danniel: ‘It is challenging and inspiring sourcing ingredients that can emulate dairy products’February 10, 2022 | Jaume Cot
Anyone without a blindfold could see it: concern for health, wellbeing and even ethics and ecology have become priority issues in the social debate. These are issues that now fully affect our diet and haute cuisine cannot and should not
This chef born in the Emirates is the winner of an award that now looks towards this part of the world
All of her pastry is defined by delicacy, her creations use to be super and fresh balancing classics with her own style
Available in French in our Books For Chefs online store, the book proposes creations for all moments that invite gourmand pleasure.
The pastry chef at the Ritz Paris Le Comptoir has used high-quality chocolate to make this piece with a surprise inside.
The illustration of the packaging has been made by the New Zealand illustrator, Nadia Flower.
Does the pastry chef create? or we rather improvise from the knowledge and experience we have. This is the stimulating point of view of this chef, also known as Bread Pitt in Instagram
Denmark, Sweden, and the United Kingdom will fight it out on March 28 within the framework of Sirha Europain.
The European Union has just published the regulation that will come into effect on February 7.
Galician bread, baguette, ciabatta, and focaccia are some of the bakery specialties that are analyzed step by step in the True Bread manual
After finding old family tin-plated iron molds in the shape of half an egg, the chef uses them with leavened dough similar to that of the dairy milk and vanilla based pandoro came about.
A worldwide study by Barry Callebaut reveals that 45% of consumers are not satisfied with the current supply of plant-based milk chocolate.
Award-winning British chef Simon Rogan is the driving force behind this establishment that has a very eco-friendly spirit.
Sustainability, ease of use, and nutrition, this is what is most valued in the Sirha Europain AwardsJanuary 5, 2022 | Ana Rodríguez
Eight innovations will be awarded by a jury of experts, professionals, and journalists specialized in bakery-pastry in the next edition of Sirha Europain.
The spike in cases of the pandemic has pushed the fair to delay its dates, as Intergastra and Sigep have recently done.
Our site continues to consolidate itself as a reference point with an increase in new users.
The pastry chef at Shangri-La Paris proposes a Christmas log shaped like a honey spoon and a wavy galette.
Chocolate firm Cacao Barry recently asked its ambassadors around the world to prepare a new creation to celebrate the launch of its revolutionary new chocolate, WholeFruit. This chocolate has the peculiarity that it is made exclusively with ingredients from cocoa
The MOF once again with five impressive bûches or Christmas logs.
From January 22 to 26, the 43rd edition of the historic show will be held in Rimini.
Des Gâteaux & des Saisons is available in French at Books For Chefs.
This year Grupo Nutresa, to which Cordillera belongs, has presented a superior performance in twelve sustainable practices.
The French chef demonstrates his good taste in a collection where there is no shortage of original entremets and Christmas decorations in three flavors.
Both chefs has joined talent, pastry skills and sense of humor to bring out a very unique repertoire of mouth watering pastries
After the success of Fruits and Opéra, the French chef surprises with this book, available at Books For Chefs, with which he pays tribute to his mother.
Available at Books For Chefs in English, this book is full of knowledge and techniques to offer the best experience to guests.
Photos: Nina de Zayas
Better known as the Grand Canyon State, Colorado, in the United States, is home to a unique nature and scenic terrains drawing millions of visitors looking to get swept up in its natural splendor and fantastic
Among the novelties, the Fair will present a new snacking space.
The first season will premiere on November 26 on Netflix.
At this bakery concept created just for the people of Hong Kong, the award-winning chef launches three limited-time pies for celebrations, from family gatherings to Christmas to Thanksgiving.
The jury, chaired by Jordi Bordas, awarded the first prize to Chantal Aubisse for her macaron, Autor d ‘un café.
The new and essential book by the director of l’Ecole Internationale de Boulangerie is available at Books For Chefs.
The chef has set out to plant 1,000 cacao trees across the country.
Inverse puff pastry, with pistachio, in a relief. There are many ways to present this puff pastry cake in a unique and equally tasty way.
It will work 100% with renewable electricity, so it will be completely free of fossil fuels and it will get 90% of its water from the rain.
Rasmus Munk is barely 24 years old when, in 2015, he decides to open the first version of Alchemist in Copenhagen. His idea of developing a holistic gastronomic proposal, which would establish a dialogue with other non culinary disciplines, soon
There were many other countries represented in the competition but were not able to get on the podium.
The center has scheduled 19 classes from March to October for professionals to develop their skills, confidence, and network.
In this new book, available at Books For Chefs, the chef gathers 66 previously unpublished recipes for breakfast, snacks, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.
This volume, available at Books For Chefs, is the first dolci-centric book included in the popular The Silver Spoon series.
Breads, preserves, plated desserts, a thousand versions of the Mont Blanc. There are many gastronomic possibilities for this autumn fruit.
The fair hosted outstanding pastry competitions dedicated to panettone and tiramisu.
The president of the Accademia Maestri Pasticcieri Italiani was excited and happy about this victory.
The chef from Lyon has been one of the professionals recognized in the 13th edition of these awards organized by Le Progrès and the Toques Blanches Lyonnaises association.
The renowned pastry chef Eric Ortuño publishes Break!, a book that opens the channel to tea pastry to show and demonstrate its full potential. A heterogeneous journey through the crunchy product par excellence through both traditional and contemporary proposals as well as from all over the world.
The establishment, designed by Eccentric, expresses the craftsmanship of this bakery.
Mountains, snow, pines, and driftwood are some of the themes of the Christmas creations that we collect in our traditional ranking.
In his book, Gourmandise Raisonnée, available at Books For Chefs, the popular chef provides tasty, light, and healthy recipes.
The first professional pastry book by Richard Hawke arrives at Books For Chefs in a bilingual version (English and French).
Widely used as a coloring in fine pastry, ice cream, and confectionery, it was already banned in France in 2020.
Butter Love & Hardwork celebrates Halloween with chocolate hand-painted doll heads with candy corn-inspired sweets inside.
Eco-responsibility has marked the theme of the competition this year.
This year, the pastry chef Jérémy del Val proposes a bonbon Noel, including an artistic advent calendar.
The trial, carried out at Seoul National University, directly links increased Blautia obeum bacteria with improved mood.
There is much to be learned from France, from the way in which the craftsmanship is prestigious there, how well professional training is promoted and how the products that identify the craftsman are protected. And there is no doubt that
The competitors from Japan, Poland, the Middle East, and Belgium who will face each other in the final in Paris are now known.
The president of the Coupe du Monde Italy team reveals the secrets of the Italian victory in Lyon 2021.
Oriol Castro, Eduad Xatruch, and Mateu Casañas bring together all the creations and techniques developed in the 2014-2017 period of their avant-garde restaurant
In 11 days this ambitious initiative for pastry chefs of all levels begins.
The grand finale will take place on October 5 and 6 in Canteleu.
The European qualifier of the Coupe de Monde de la Pâtisserie wants to recover the stage at Europain Sirha
The book, which is having great sales success, can be found at our online store, Books For Chefs.
A one to watch chef who knows both Easter and Western pastry cultures and who is becoming more and more popular these days
Four new large establishments in Barcelona, Paris, Wiesbaden, and Rodez extend and reinforce the Relais Desserts distinctive and its philosophy of defense of haute pâtisserie
The emotional gathering at the Fabrice Pavilion in Paris brought together some of the most prestigious figures of French Pâtisserie
Herbs and flowers such as meadowsweet, verbena, or pine and less common fruits such as Physalis assault Pierre Hermé’s showcases this season, with designs that do not disappoint
Milan will become a hub for hospitality and food trends for four days, with more than 800 activities scheduled and with various international competitions around such emblematic products as the tiramisu and the panettone
What was missing in a 20-year-long Éclair de genie trajectory? the master chef proposes now XXL-éclair size to share
A phospholipid component of cocoa butter could facilitate a stable crystallization of chocolate in a much more agile and affordable process for any professional
A great classic of French pastry deserves the gathering of important figures in today’s pastry to see how it can be reinvented
After the hiatus caused by the pandemic, the director of the great Lyon fair where the World Pastry Cup is held explains why they have decided to hold an atypical edition this September
Salt Budapest looks towards Hungary culinary tradition, especially from the countryside to offer a unique and modern cuisine, including bread and desserts
Only 14 countries will face off in a final full of changes that are aimed at better responding to the challenges of today’s socie
The bar format is one of the most genuine expressions of La Fabrique Givrée’s ice cream patisserie, available both individually and in a version for sharing. A collection that continues to expand with new proposals based on ingredients such as strawberry, pistachio and salted camel.
Ants, blood, tongue … discover six desserts from the most controversial restaurant on the current Nordic scene, Rasmus Munk’s The Alchemist
Entremets and individual cakes developed in master classes and collaborations with commercial brands in recent years are now the star content of the first book by the Breton chef based in Ukraine
Located in the heart of his central workshop in NYC, these counters pay tribute to the croissant and other puff pastry in which the chef is a true specialist.
Through its Trends Observatory, the fair describes the recovery of exports of ingredients and machinery for the ice cream industry, as well as the dynamism of ice cream chains around the world, particularly in the United States, the Middle East, and Asia.
Brushes, mortars, whisks, tongs, and even a juicer are part of a collection finished in black tones and with a predominance of the use of wood and stainless steel.
The name of the place is a play on similar words and also, according to its promoters, “both a warning and a challenge”
A tool with which to develop a sensory profile for each purée that in turn serves to promote the creativity of professionals in pastry, ice cream, chocolate, and cuisine.
The Catalan chef unveils the folders of his best recent projects into a great book on pastry and chocolate, approached from technique and recipes but also from science, anthropology, nutrition, sociology, design, and craftsmanship.
The Parisian chocolatier and sculptor becomes honorary president in an edition that wants to put more emphasis on women professionals and at the same time incorporate changes related to a more responsible spirit, committed to the sustainability of the planet.
The menu of this ice cream parlor combines finely crafted classic ice creams with the coupage technique and very unique proposals that aspire to be great house specialties.
Japonisme is in charge of elegant creations with perfect finishes in which ingredients such as yuzu, matcha tea, or black sesame play subtle interactions with the hallmark of the French master pastry chef.
Great international figures such as Antonio Bachour, William Werner, or Oriol Balaguer will help to recover the live courses that have always characterized this center
Each of the books focuses on a stage in his career, showing the modernizing role he has had within French pastry
In this edition, chaired by Pierre Hermé, colourants such as titanium dioxide and glitter
will be banned.
Both chefs have designed this balanced proposal of powerful flavors and great technique together.
The company has been included as a success story on the global One Planet platform.
We share some titles that have recently been added to Books For Chefs and that are a source of inspiration for self-improvement
Gluten-free, lactose-free, vegan… chefs from all over the world work hard on products that follow the latest food trends.
The fair believes that healthy foods and advanced machinery are part of the future of sweet cuisine.
Cuzco 80 chocolates and Oh la vache! Morropón Milk 60% have been proclaimed the Best in competition.
The intimate and informal book, signed by chef agent Hélène Luzin, is available in French in Books For Chefs.
This shop, where one can not only taste iconic cakes from the Ritz hotel but also exclusive creations by the popular pastry chef, opens on June 7
For the company, 2021 is a year of great innovations aimed at continuing to demonstrate its know-how and its commitment to sustainability.
It was banned in France in 2020 and is now considered an unsafe additive by the European Food Safety Authority.
During the next few weeks, the company has prepared masterclasses via Zoom and with simultaneous English-Spanish translation with these three renowned chefs.
More than 1,000 exhibitors from 40 countries have confirmed their participation in the next edition of the show that will take place next October.
In its next edition, the competition organized by the International Federation of Pastry, Gelato and Chocolate includes a gluten-free category.
Amazing testimony of the Head of the R&D Department of José Andrés Think Food Group
Attendees will be able to follow the event through a technological platform on June 8, 9, and 10.
The regional qualifying rounds of the competition to be decided in October have already begun.
Jérémy del Val and Tal Spiegel have created two cakes from the iconic Montante Vinyl from the French shoe brand.
The well-known chef shows interesting versions of popular cakes in his book, Radix.
Eunyoung Yun’s first three books cover star products that have been widely recognized, such as éclairs, cakes, and an exclusive manual of decorations.
In this ranking of creations which are included in his book, Bachour Gastro, the chef makes it clear that cheese is capable of providing flavor, acidity, personality, and more according to the needs of each dish.
In Paris the chocolatier has opened a new point of sale that looks like an art gallery.
An international team of researchers advocates the pigment once the safety of this natural food coloring is guaranteed.
The preparations, in which the nutritionist Thierry Hanh has also participated, can be tasted until May 30.
According to the Taste Tomorrow study, prepared by Puratos in a special post-containment wave, hygiene is a decisive purchasing criterion worldwide in bakery, pastry, and chocolate.
Originally from Alsace, he is a chef who pushes the limits to achieve remarkably inventive creations.
In so good # 25, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of this universal dessert created by Michael Bras with five interesting versions.
The organization will give its verdict in autumn 2022.
For the Argentinian chef, the world of chocolate and art go hand in hand, and this is reflected in his Easter collection, where his chocolate figures look like museum pieces.
In this e-book available at Books For Chefs, the Danish pastry chef, in addition to revealing interesting recipes, includes all kinds of advice
The chef at Butter Love & Hardwork surprises this campaign with colorful, pictorial, and very springy pieces.
A journey through different moments which are especially linked to space travel. We pay our particular tribute to Maurits Van der Vooren in his most galactic collaboration for so good magazine.
250 exhibitors, 2,500 meetings, 300 events … These are just some of the figures for this 100% digital event.