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Hora del vermut with granité, chocolate crumble, ice cream, and orange jelly by Pieter de Volder

August 21, 2019

With the philosophy of less is more, the chef presents this simple recipe on the outside but very powerful on the inside.
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Doucer du Verger with Apricot, Rosemary, Pistachio and Dulcey Entremets by Nicolas Houchet

August 5, 2019

The French chef, deputy head of pâtisserie at Le Cordon Bleu London, demonstrates his great trimming and decorating ability in this recipe.

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Exotic mango, coconut, passion fruit and crystallized mint leaves mojito by Patrice Ibarboure

July 12, 2019

This restaurant dessert represents Ibarboure very well, one of the youngest to achieve the title of MOF who co-directs the gastronomic proposal of the Michelin-starred restaurant Les Frères Ibarboure.More info

Jungsik’s Fig tart by Eunji Lee

July 8, 2019

At the New York-based two-Michelin-star restaurant, you can taste desserts designed by the South Korean young pastry chef Eunji Lee.More info

Passion fruit, orange and coffee L’Hespérie gateau that is gluten and sugar free, by MOF David Briand

June 20, 2019

The pastry chef of the École Valrhona, which has recently received the MOF title, has used maltitol, buckwheat, and rice flour to make this individual piece.More info

Red Lips Éclair with mascarpone cream by Olivier Fernández

June 7, 2019

Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the death of Salvador Dalí, we rescued the recipe for this original piece presented in 2015 by the director of the EPGB.
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Chez Panisse’s Rhubarb Galette by Carrie Lewis

June 6, 2019

In the emblematic restaurant Chez Panisse, they prepare the dough of this galette on a daily basis, following the method taught to them by the well-known chef, Jacques Pepin.More info

Blond chocolate Orelys, Fraise Tonka dragées by Derek Poirier

June 4, 2019

The Canadian chef revealed the keys to developing a business from panning and chocolate treats at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Goat cheese parfait plated dessert with pear, chestnut and pecan by Attila Meinhart

May 28, 2019

Goat cheese and Sancho pepper are the two “culinary elements” starring this plated dessert, a perfect example of the creative philosophy of this Hungarian pastry chefMore info

Summer citrus elderflower chocolate bonbon by Susanna Yoon

May 21, 2019

In Stick With Me Sweets (New York), you can find brightly colored chocolates and bold flavors.More info

White chocolate and passion fruit roche bonbon by Xavi Donnay

May 20, 2019

Xavi Donnay applies at restaurant Lasarte in Barcelona (Martin Berasategui’s) his pastry vision with special care of small formats, taste for innovation and for Asian ingredientsMore info

Bahia hazelnut tart with white chocolate and coffee whipped ganache by Paul Saiphet

May 10, 2019

Here is one of the delicious desserts with which the Varlhona Pastry Chef has once again demonstrated his extensive chocolate knowledge at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn.
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Chocolate and caramel sablés by Yann Couvreur

May 7, 2019

Chocolate, semi-salted butter, caramel, and biscuit. These are the elements with which the Parisian chef once again achieves a result which is as gourmand as it is personal.More info

The Rock travel cake by Pascal de Deyne

April 29, 2019

This is a deconstructed cake full of flavors, textures, and slightly spiced, with an exotic crémeux and a soft hazelnut ganache.More info

Apple and almond croissant dough carré by Daniel Álvarez

April 26, 2019

What is poetry? In the case of puff pastry dough, these croissant dough squares filled with cream and macerated apple, at the pace of Sweet Devotion, perfectly taste of Alexandrian versesMore info

Strawberry, almond and grapefruit ‘Think Pink’ , 100% vegan and gluten free by Sarah Tibbetts

April 26, 2019

Here is one of the desserts that the Valrhona Pastry Chef proposes for consumers with allergies or who have to follow a special diet.
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Tarwi Bread by Luis David Valderrama

April 23, 2019

Tarwi, a legume native to the Andes mountain range, is the main ingredient of this original recipe from the Cuisine Chef of the restaurant Mil.More info

Cocoa Huatia by Luis David Valderrama, Mil Moray Restaurant

April 18, 2019

From a creamy chocolate and cocoa fruit mucilage snow, chef Luis David Valderrama surprises the clients of MIL, the restaurant of Virgilio Martínez in the Peruvian AndesMore info

La Part des Anges with Chestnuts, Grapefruit, and Whiskey by Yoann Normand

April 15, 2019

The star dessert of the winner of the last edition of the Championnat de France du Dessert in the professional category revolves around that 2% of liquid that evaporates in the production of whiskey.More info

The best of summer, preserved by Anna Bolz

April 3, 2019

Per Se pastry chef Anna Bolz combines her background in music with her culinary training to create desserts that have a beautiful rhythm all their own.More info

Pineapple green cardamom individual cake by Alexis Bouillet

March 22, 2019

Meeting the personal style of Alexis Bouillet, which, in his own words, use the minimum molds as basic support and then develop them with his own hand craft artisan skillsMore info

‘Tutti-frutti’ bar with mantecado ice cream, by Mario Masiá

March 12, 2019

What happens to a cake, a coulis, or a gel when we freeze it? Can it still be used in a frozen dessert? With Mario Masiá and his book ‘Más’, we find dozens of ideas adapted to the world of ice cream dessertsMore info

Exotic hibiscus by Jiro Tanaka

February 26, 2019

The combination of exotic fruits and chocolate is joined by an Aisan taste by hibiscus flower in this piece. More info

Black sesame, passion fruit and Maya Mountain chocolate by Lisa Vega

February 20, 2019

In this dessert, the Executive Pastry Chef at Dandelion Chocolate wanted to use the company’s 70% Maya Mountain chocolate from Belize and passion fruit, one of her favorite combinations.More info

Suau with banana, caramel coolant, and chocolate mousse by Yann Duytsche

February 8, 2019

After a trip with his wife Astrid, the French pastry chef created this sweet cake included in his book, “One Week with Yann Duytsche”.More info

Escarchado with chocolate, fruit and tea by Oriol Balaguer

January 29, 2019

This cake, designed for his wedding with his wife Marta and included in his book, Obsession, is nothing but perfect simplicity.More info

Catalonia cake with almond, apricot and Rosemary by Kevin Pannier

January 14, 2019

The chef of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel combines flavors that can be found in Perpignan, the city where he resided during his apprenticeship.More info

Basil, lemon and pineapple La Forêt by Enyoung Yun

January 3, 2019

Lemon and pineapple melts together in this delicacy performed by Korean pastry chef under a French title and with interesting allies like basil and coconut to balance the proposalMore info

Peanut, chocolate and dulce de leche tart by Luciano García

December 19, 2018

The Argentinian pastry chef avoids complex taste associations, and limits himself to combining two or three popular flavors that serve as a bridge between modern pastry and native tastesMore info

Molded Chocolate Yuzu bonbon by Nicolas Botomisy

December 4, 2018

The chef has displayed his extensive knowledge in chocolate in an intense masterclass held at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Opalys and Balinese Kaffir Lime, Shiso Plum Wine Sorbet by Yusuke Aoki

November 29, 2018

A pre-dessert with which the Japanese pastry chef representing Indonesia convinced the jury of C3 Valrhona.More info

Extreme chocolate bûche by Carles Mampel

November 19, 2018

Chocolate of pure origin and a reduced load of dairy and sugar to achieve an even more intense result. This is Carles Mampel’s artisan bûche. More info

Chocolate cake with sugar flowers by Ron Ben-Israel

November 12, 2018

In collaboration with l’École Valrhona Brooklyn and Nicolas Botomisy, the couture cake master has introduced the art of sugar flowers and cakes to a group of students. More info

Pumpkin tart with sea buckthorn by Winterspring

October 31, 2018

A dessert which is not excessively sweet and a balanced flavor to celebrate Halloween with a Danish look More info

Asian sunrise chocolate bonbon with yuzu and sake by Bart de Gans

October 29, 2018

The Dutch chef was inspired by the famous sunrise in Asia to make this petite delicacy.More info

Carré Chanel with chocolate and praline by Sylvain Constans

October 22, 2018

The flagship creation symbolic of the collaboration between Alain Ducasse and Chanel, signed by the Executive Pastry Chef of Beige Alain Ducasse Tokyo.More info

Black sesame financier by Patrice Demers

October 18, 2018

Moist, glazed with dark chocolate and with small cubes of fruit pâte as a garnish. This is the financier that can be tasted at Patrice Pâtissier.More info

“Cassis” Black Currant macaron by Tanya Emerick

October 16, 2018

The pastry chef relies on Perfect Purée to achieve flawless natural flavor, customizable fillings, and vibrant colors for her macarons.More info

Azelia Exotica Chocolate entremet by Oriol Balaguer

October 11, 2018

One of the creations that the Spanish chef made during his class for the members of Valrhona’s Cercle V at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Cherries poached with spices, buttermilk ice cream by Sylvain Constans

October 8, 2018

In Beige by Alain Ducasse in Tokyo, the French chef defends simple, elegant, beautiful desserts with natural flavorsMore info

Baked Apple, blackcurrant sorbet by Sylvain Constans

October 5, 2018

The French chef, in charge of pastry at Beige Alain Ducasse Tokyo, is a specialist in expressing the essence of the ingredients with a simple style in his desserts.More info

Passion Chocolate Brioche by Greg Mindel

September 17, 2018

One of the viennoisseire pieces that the chef makes in his Neighbor Bakehouse and could be appreciated in a course of L’École Valrhona BrooklynMore info

Passion Fruit Cream, Strawberries, Coconut, and Black Sesame by Patrice Demers

September 10, 2018

The chef visited L’École Valrhona Brooklyn a second year and has surprised with this dessert of vibrant flavors that he produces in his famous pastry shop in Montreal.More info

Pandan and Matcha mousse cake by Van Vandy

September 5, 2018

Matcha tea is the dominant color in this curious dessert by the pastry chef of the Amansara Hotel Siam Reap (Cambodia).More info

Black Forest with kirsch namelaka, cherry jelly and chocolate mousse by Antonio Bachour

August 24, 2018

Colorful, voluminous, and a perfect finish. The piece, in a very Bachour style, was one of the creations that the Puerto Rican chef carried out during his latest visit to L’École Valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Heart brownie by Hisashi Onobayashi

August 21, 2018

One of Onobayashi’s idea for Valentine’s day. A heart-shaped jigsaw puzzle made of brownie, where he replaces sugar with trehalose to make it less sweet.More info

Chocolate muffin Royal Uppercrust by Benjamin Siwek

August 10, 2018

Chocolate muffin, sea salt caramel, and double chocolate chips cookie. This is one of the many creations that can be tasted at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore.More info

Dainty cake with almond and raspberry by Sarah Tibbetts

August 8, 2018

One of the small format desserts that the chef designed during her class dedicated to modern buffets at L’École valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Eclaire Jardinage by Ryosuke Sugamata

August 2, 2018

Tayberry is one of his most favorite ingredients and is present in this éclair with some tangy berry flavors, a luscious texture and the rich taste of pistachio cream.More info

Parmesan sandwich by Andrés Lara

August 1, 2018

A creative exercise around ice cream. The Cacao barry Canada creative Chef takes here the concept of an ice cream sandwich but giving it an elegant shape as an individual ice cream cake.More info

Caramelized Milk Chocolate Caramelatte by Michael Pretet

July 25, 2018

This dessert, included in the 11th course degustation menu of Amber, a two-Michelin-star restaurant integrated into the luxurious hotel Landmark Mandarin Oriental (Hong Kong), offers an interesting play on textures.More info

Figs and hazelnuts by Nicolas Lambert

June 29, 2018

At Caprice in Hong Kong, the french chef enjoys the creative freedom. It shows in this dessert crispy, creamy, with the texture of fruit confit.More info

La Fraise with juice, gelée, croustillant, sorbet, and chantilly by Frederic Moreau

June 22, 2018

The combination of strawberry and raspberry becomes the main element of this dessert in a summer dish that can be tasted at The Peninsula Hotel Beijing.More info

Brioche pudding with sugared nuts and chocolate crémeux by Gustavo Sáez

June 21, 2018

One of the sweet proposals proposed by 99 restaurant, with a pastry station lead by Gustavo Sáez.More info

Hazelnut praline by Richard Long

June 18, 2018

At the Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong, one of the highest hotels in the world, the sweet station is treated with great care. An example is this entremet with very special decorations based on chocolate paste and amaretto syrup.More info

Le chocolat with gelée dark chocolate kalamansi by Frederic Moreau

June 8, 2018

The Kalamansi adds an interesting citrus touch to this dessert created by the chef of the Peninsula Hotel Beijing.More info

Le Nougat with nougat mousse, coffee ice cream and lime sauce by Frederic Moreau

May 28, 2018

An interesting twist on this French sweet which is very similar to turron and served at The Peninsula Hotel Beijing.More info

Guilty pleasure pate à choux by Amaury Guichon

April 6, 2018 2

Two size pate à choux extremely colorful combining fresh strawberry compote and light raspberry crust with a vanilla mascarpone cream filling by famous pastry chef Amaury GuichonMore info

Giant meringue by Christophe Adam

February 19, 2018

After a dinner at Christophe Hardiquest’s restaurant, the chef was inspired to create this merengue in the idea of a vaquerin revisited.More info

Gingerbread cake with butternut squash butter by Francisco Migoya

February 9, 2018

The chef subverts the classic format of cake with cream on the outside and crispy base inside, to bring that baked dough to the outside.More info

Raspberry tea with Earl Grey mousse by Elena Krasnova

January 3, 2018 2

In this dessert, the Russian chef reproduces the experience of a cup of tea with raspberries in a sweet bite.More info

Oriado, grapefruit, and Mexican vanilla plated dessert by Nicolas Botomisy

December 5, 2017

This is one of the signature creations that the Valrhona Corporate Pastry Chef North America presented during his latest course at the École Valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Tarte au citron, Lemon Verbena by Nobuhiru Koto

November 24, 2017

The latest version of tarte au citron, with rosemary and verbena to associate with lush forest in Karuizawa, by chef pâtissier of the Hoshino Resorts Hotel Bleston Court.More info

Yogurt, coconut and pineapple cheesecake by Antonio Bachour

November 10, 2017

A Chantilly coconut cream delicately shucked on a yogurt cheesecake mousse is one of the star creations presented by the chef during his last course at Valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Pumpkin butter bread by Gérard Dubois

October 31, 2017

A simple, family recipe, rolled with pumpkin purée and seeds, and baked in a cocotteMore info

Babka swirl chocolate brioche by Greg Mindel

October 27, 2017

The owner of Neighbor Bakehouse has once again been to L’École Valrhona Brooklyn to share his vision of the modern viennoiserie.More info

Granny Smith Apple and Asian flavors entremet by Kévin Clémenceau

October 11, 2017

An elegant entremet presented by the winner of the AUI Pastry Cup in the third and last round of the competition.More info

Praline Mallomar by Sarah Tibbetts

September 29, 2017

An elegant recipe created by the pastry chef in her course on modern bufett at l’École Valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Yuzu yolks with basil ice cream by Andrés Morán

September 15, 2017

Ingredients natural, beneficial for one’s health. Flavors more intense and clean. The keys to this dessert of the pastry chef at the Sha Wellness Clinic.More info

Peach gnocchi by Rafa Delgado

September 4, 2017

A peach in syrup that turns into gnocchi. A fresh dessert that provokes the reaction of the diner.More info

Strawberry aspic by David Gil

August 29, 2017

An elegant dessert which perfectly fits in the restaurant Bodega 1900. It is based on two concepts: the French aspics and a very fresh sorbet, which reflected the deep green color of chlorophyll. More info

Bleuet (blueberry) chocolate bonbon by Philippe Vancayseele

July 28, 2017

An elegant proposal, not complicated in the manufacturing and precious, that shows the sensitivity of this master.More info

Grapefruit ganache by Derek Poirier

July 12, 2017

One of the pieces included in the chocolate bonbons course given by one of the 2014 Top 10 Pastry Chefs in America at the L’École Valrhona Brooklyn.More info

Citric green by Abel Bravo

June 13, 2017

Land and innovation, two pillars support the Pastelería Glea in Murcia, that has a commitment to citrus and fruits that in many cases come from the very garden that Abel’s family owns.More info

Black forest cake by Patrice Demers

May 23, 2017 1

The complete recipe of one of the cakes that the acclaimed Canadian chef makes in his pastry shop Patrice Pâtissier.

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Gluten-free and lactose-free Ghana chocolate cake by Jordi Bordas

May 16, 2017 5

Can a gluten-free or lactose-free pastry have taste, texture, moisture …? Jordi Bordas, with his B • Concept method, makes it clear that the answer is yes. More info

Chocolate peanut caramel by William Werner

May 9, 2017

What’s behind the scenes of one of the country’s best patisserie, Craftsman and Wolves? William Werner has revealed this at l’École Valrhona BrooklynMore info

Chocolate, mango and lychee meringue tart by Luciano García

April 28, 2017

Revisiting a classic tart, Luciano finds a good balance between textures and flavors, combining ingredients with brilliance in this creation.More info

Illanka abstract by Lincoln Carson with peanut and crunchy mousse

April 21, 2017

This recipe was included in the masterclass on plated desserts taught by Carson at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn School.More info

Blanc de blancs by Paco y Jacob Torreblanca

April 12, 2017

Vanilla sablé, vanilla bavaroise, apricot and vanilla insert are some ingredientes of this recipe by Paco and Jacob Torreblanca, one of the cardinal points of modern pastry.More info

The classic Opera according to Antonio Bachour

March 21, 2017

Step-by-step instructions of a Petit gâteaux that the chef created in his last course in Valrhona Brooklyn School, which he wanted to share with the readers of So Good.More info

Walk in the forest by Rasmus Kofoed

February 13, 2017

Discover one of the latest dishes of the Geranium dessert menu, along with the two dishes with recipes published in # 17, which also demonstrate Rasmus Kofoed’s solid creative personality in sweet cuisine.More info

Inverted soursop by Javier Guillén

January 26, 2017

His new line of desserts called Inverted comes to change the rules, with a mold that allows the mousse to be in the interior and the cream on the outside. More info

Hibiscus stained aloe by Francisco Migoya

October 6, 2016

Everything that has to do with Modernist Cuisine is already synonymous with innovation and admiration, especially since they presented their work par excellence on the science of cuisine. But now they are back in the spotlight thanks to pastry chefMore info

Coffee, lemon and gianduja, by Emmanuele Forcone

September 1, 2016 2

Perseverance has its rewards. In 2011 he won the silver medal in Lyon. Many would have already been satisfied, but Emmanuele Forcone knew he could achieve glory because he knew the recipe: ‘a good team, a lot of experience, allMore info

Honey and lemon thyme ice cream by Laurent Jeannin

August 4, 2016

The pastry chef of the iconic Parisian hotel Le Bristol has a commitment to desserts loaded with elegance and clean flavors, while continuing in the same line as chef Frechon when lightening and intelligently and moderately updating French savoir faire.More info

Coconut and lime ball by Phillipe Rigollot

June 21, 2016

The purity of flavors and aesthetic lines defines style of this MOF patissier and world pastry champion. Too in this creation which stand out thanks to their studied simplicity.More info

Kalingo of Spice Island by Yann Duytsche

May 30, 2016

The French master returns to the pages of So Good… magazine to invite us to to drink tea through two cakes from two varieties of the famous Earl Grey and spiced Absolut Chai Organic.More info

Signature Strawberry Charlotte by Nathaniel Reid

May 11, 2016

Reid reimagine a traditional charlotte, keeping the traditional appearance of finishing with strawberries
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Under the tree plated dessert by Eric Ortuño

April 12, 2016

The Hofmann School of Barcelona has several commercial establishments that allow pastry teachers and students to acquire a necessary versatility in the trade. In addition to the Hofmann School, there is the Hofmann Restaurant, Hofmann’s Taverna, Terraza La Seca andMore info

Chocolate mousse with violet Maldon salt by Mario Sandoval

April 8, 2016

The chef of the Spanish restaurant Coque explores the possibilities of Maldon salt in desserts such as mousse that go well with chocolate, mint and violet.More info

Brownie carrot coconut cake by Marike Van Beurden

April 1, 2016

With the series Funky Brownies, Van Beurden demosntrates her capacity of exploring new paths which take classic pastry to a more youthful, colorful and casual level without renouncing even a milligram of gourmand pleasure or intensity of flavors.More info

‘Planted’ onion brioche by Jose Romero

March 15, 2016 1

Undoubtedly, the main advantage of this dough and of this recipe in general is its versatility, as the onion can easily be
replaced by many other ingredients such as chocolate chunks, freeze-dried strawberries, nuts… Besides, this dough can be frozen either before or after being baked.More info

Yuzu Water Mochi by Yves Scherrer

March 14, 2016

The Head Pastry Chef at Ananas Bar and Brasserie in Sidney makes his allergen-free desserts into the most on-demand desserts on the menu, desserts ‘suitable for all audiences’.More info

Modern Saint Honoré by Kirsten Tibballs

February 29, 2016

The pastry chef transmits positivity again with a modernized version of the classic Saint Honoré, mounted on an elongated Breton shortbread base with cream spheres placed on the profiteroles de choux.More info

Cuore minicake from the book “Play”

February 9, 2016

Barcelona Pastry Guild School (EPGB) proposes a minicake, in the shape of a liquid strawberry and vinegar filling, to celebrate Valentine’s Day.More info

Chocolate Framb by Shigeo Hirai

February 3, 2016

The champion of World Chocolate Masters 2009 quit Grand Hyatt Tokyo and open his own pastry shop back in Kobe, where he was born and raised. Against all odds, his annual sales reached to one hundred million yen. More info

Xavier Séjournant’s Bûche Rouge Desir

December 23, 2015

Lemon, olive oil, berries, vanilla cream, and white chocolate, this log goes between soft refreshing touches and a soft red shade of desire, a good holiday hue. We take a close look at Xavier Séjournant’s patisserie.More info

Belizna by Damien Piscioneri

November 13, 2015

The Pastry Chef of Café Pouchkine combines Russian products and French traditions, through sweet little jewels as a delicate and fresh Belizna with a coconut and raspberry base.More info

Car ,,O” Nut by René Frank

October 26, 2015

A pinch od madness and a high dose of good sense. So is the modern pastry of the executive pastry Chef at the three-starred Relais & Châteaux La Vie. A good example: a blown sugar doughnut filled with carrot ice cream.More info

Noir by Scott Green

August 5, 2015

This chef is of the opinion that absolute freedom is not always the best fertilizer for a good result. This is why he likes to focus on combinations and proposals that have long worked and offer new versions and adaptations, such as Noir (so good #14), come from the Afternoon Tea service and originally was an éclair with a delicious blackberry jam as its filling.More info

Raspberry and Rose Entremet by William Curley

June 10, 2015 1

We take a closer look at a juicy raspberry and rose jelly extracted from this ring-shaped cake, a tribute to Pierre Hermé’s famous Ispahan . William Curley is one of the chef collaborators in So Good # 14.
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Sweetburger

May 28, 2015

A sweet version of the classic hamburger, based on the adaptation of a traditional specialty such as the savarin. Although the traditional dessert has very high sugar content due to syrup and toasted egg yolk, we have reduced the sweetnessMore info

Light lychee mousse made with B·Concept by Jordi Bordas

May 12, 2015 3

In so good #13, Jordi Bordas demonstrate again that the B•Concept method expands the creative possibilities of patisserie with the aim of achieving creations which are better adapted to current consumer demands, regarding an appropriate adjustment in the amount of fat and caloric intake; and all this without sacrificing maximum flavor.More info

Lime and pistachio tartelette by Miquel Guarro

April 29, 2015

What about chocolate? ‘The truth is that almost everything is invented… The major unresolved issue is bringing the culture of chocolate to the public. This way we would have more demanding customers forcing us to evolve and improve.”, Miquel Guarro answers. He shares his creativity in So Good #13More info

Crème de la Crème Caramel by Gregoire Michaud

April 2, 2015 5

In So Good 10 Gregoire Michaud taught his personal way of approaching the Crème Caramel is by investigating its characteristic structure, achieved thanks to the fat of the egg.More info

Lettuce, white chocolate, passion fruit, cucumber’ dish, by Christian Hümbs

March 11, 2015

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.More info

Chocolate and raspberry éclair by Antony Prunet

January 28, 2015

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.”More info

Chocolate Christmas Balls by Michel Willaume

December 5, 2014

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.More info

Textured Milk, by Ryan Clift

November 18, 2014

The British chef based in Singapore, Ryan Clift, explores the textures of meringue and milk in so good.. magazine #12. We share his Textured Milk, light, delicate and extremely beautiful. More info

Apple compote éclair, by Olivier Fernández

August 20, 2014

The director of the Barcelona Pastry School, Olivier Fernández, is the author of this éclair which is remarkable for its perfect form. Find out how he did it here…More info

Harmony

August 4, 2014

Jerome Landrieu is the director of Barry Callebaut’s Chocolate Academy in Chicago. From there he shares with us his creations, always impeccable and imaginative, such as this memorable Harmony of lemon, mint and chocolate. (so good..6)More info

J’adore la fraise, by Claire Damon

July 22, 2014

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.More info

Mercury, by Javier Guillén

July 2, 2014

Croustillant, praliné crémeux, blackberry compote and white chocolate and vanilla mousse légère.More info

Lemon Tart, by John Kraus

May 6, 2014

“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.More info

Cranberry Confit with Mascarpone Mousse, Speculoos Crisp and Orange Kumquat Sorbet

March 11, 2014

“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.More info

The Corn Egg, a “Crème Caramel” by Miguel Sierra

December 19, 2013

Miguel Sierra participated in the “Crème Caramel” challenge in So Good.. #10 with this innovative recipe. As the egg is the key protagonist in this ubiquitous dessert, the pastry chef from Asturias decided to focus on one of the main foods in the feeding of the hen – corn – to reform the recipe with an original blend of flavours and presentation.More info

The magic of chef Mabilleau: Lemon, cassis, raspberry and vanilla

December 5, 2013

Guillaume Mabilleau, MOF patissier and owner of Nuances Gourmandes, showed Féérie Ivoire recipe at So Good.. Magazine #9, a Lemon sponge cake, cassis and raspberry compote, vainilla mousse and ivoire glossy glaze.More info

Ellyrose, by Frank Haasnoot

August 20, 2013

There is no or very little use in winning a prestigious competition if then one does not have the will and resolution to face the day-by-day challenge. This is not the case of the Dutch chef Frank Haasnoot, brilliant winner of the latest World Chocolate Masters edition, who has not ceased to grow professionally after obtaining the title. Read More

Lemon water, by Jordi Roca

July 30, 2013 4

The Roca brothers are in fashion. Their know-how and tenacity have led them to the very top, a well-deserved success which the youngest of the brothers –Jordi Roca, responsible for the desserts station at ‘El Celler’- has decisively contributed to. From so good.. magazine, we would like to congratulate him and celebrate by ‘savoring’ one of his most refreshing desserts from his latest creative phase, published in So Good #7. Read More

Fruits bloom

November 7, 2012 2

Few things can fill us with as much satisfaction as realizing that the fruits we planted in the heart of this magazine one day –even in its literal meaning, as it was the case of the article on Josep Maria Rodríguez’s La Pastisseria and his cherry (cirera) [so good..magazine #8] – suddenly bloom in the hands of somebody else who took it as a source of inspiration and a challenge to improve their own skills.More info

The Petit Beurre effect

October 17, 2012

Now that autumn has arrived, the Belgian chef Jean-Philippe Darcis is preparing his latest macaroon collection to be sold at his stores all over the world. This year, the highlight is a macaroon inspired by the popular Petit Beurre cookie, which the firm Lu now owns. Years ago, its popularity first crossed the French borders and quickly spread worldwide thanks to a simple recipe based on butter, flour, sugar and milk.More info

Sutil

August 15, 2012

Sutil it’s the name of this creation by Chef Hans Ovando. Nowadays, the yogurt is coming into fashion, but chef Ovando featured this recipe some time ago (so good.. magazine #5)More info

Beet

April 19, 2012

In the spring, the tastiest and most delicate varieties of beet are obtained. That very delicate taste is the same that one can find in this singular dessert by Jordi Roca, pastry chef at Celler de Can Roca (Girona, Spain), included in so good.. magazine #4. Read More

Éclairs’ kingdom

October 14, 2011 1

Éclairs still rule. More and more, an increasing number of pastry chefs design and present collections based on this classic elaboration. Here we revive Michel Willaume’s floral variety of éclairs, published in So Good.. magazine #2. Raspberry éclair with roseMore info

Lattice, by Lucila Baiardi

May 27, 2011

Only a few things are needed to give ice cream a new appearance. A basic procedure typical from the chocolate technique is enough to be able to make the format evolve easily towards anything we can imagine. Wrapping a grapefruit and jasmine sorbet scoop in a white chocolate spherical lattice is a funny, surprising, even ground-breaking way to eat it.More info

Alegria entremet, by Marco Cossio at the US Pastry

April 7, 2011

In the previous post we showed the Nouba bonbon presented by Marco Cossio at the US Pastry Competition. Now we bring you his Alegria entremet recipe. Enjoy it.More info

Nouba bonbon, by Marco Cossio at the US Pastry

March 31, 2011 1

The pastry chef of MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Marco Cossio, became Pastry Chef of the Year 2011 in USA. Here we show Marco Cossio’s Nouba bonbon, one of his creations during last edition of US Pastry Competition. In a next post, we’ll show you his winner entremet. Read More

SWEET CARNIVAL. Caipirinha Macarons

February 17, 2011 1

The famous Rio Carnival is coming up soon (March 5th – 8th), we take the opportunity to show a recipe by Flavio Federico. He is one of the most refined and renowned chefs in Brazil and presents us these fantastic Caipirinha Macarons. Sweet Carnival!More info

Willaume and pistachio nougat

December 15, 2010

Well-known French pastry chef Michel Willaume, winner of the World’s Pastry Championship alongside the US team in 2001, is the author of this ‘turrón’ – so appropriate now that Christmas is coming. Unlike Montelimar’s famous variety, Willaume’s nougat contains a balanced proportion of almonds and pistachios. Read More

CHESTNUT TIME. Artisanal preserves, by Ramon Morató

November 23, 2010 1

It is time for chestnuts. A good way of conserving this fruit so that it may be consumed year round is by transforming it into preserves. Ramon Morató, well-known master chocolatier, has undergone a profound study on the creation of artisanal preserves which is presented here and now. And as an example, a very appropriate jam for this season is chestnut and anise preserves.More info