During the years that Christian Hümbs worked as a pastry chef at the restaurant Le Mer, accepted a challenge: make a dessert menu. Aroma-Menu 2013 constructs the desserts on three pillars – acid, sweet and a linking element.
Antony Prunet: “If there are still paths to explore?, I think there is no better path than to love this business, be passionate, sweet, be curious, love fine products and work really hard to get the best result every time.”
Chocolate balls, as well as being highly suitable as Christmas treats, are ideal for making desserts that contain different elements. This is exactly what Michel Willaume set out to demonstrate in a work that blends the flavours of pistaccio, cherry and chocolate.
Claire Damon, the French pastry chef, from Des Gâteaux et Du Pain (Paris) serves up her own homage to the strawberry in so good.. magazine #12. Her creation is fresh, natural and colourful and the strawberry is present in four variations: compote, clafoutis, crémeaux and bavarois. It is a spectacular work and you will find it in so good… magazine #12, next to two other very special creations.
“You can never beat the classics”, John Kraus says, “Paris Brest, Tart Tatin, Millefeuille, Brioche Polonaise, Lemon Tart: that is the beauty of pastry.” With this simple but brilliantly executed philosophy, we welcome him to the pages of SG#11, where he offers us his most recent creations, as elegant and inimitable as this Lemon Tart.
“For me the most important factor in creating new products is to first analyze why a product can be a hit or not.” Eric Bertoia shared with us (So Good..#4) this outstanding plated dessert served at Daniel Bouloud’s from New York. From jellying the cranberries to showing how a milk meringue can be made, nothing is missing of his detailed explanation.