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Jim Haas, Ukraine After those long night bakes out at my countryside bakery in Ukraine, my first delivery in Kyiv...

Stone Fruit Cobbler with Cornmeal Biscuit Topping

When I crave the comfort of fruit baked in a pie, but I don’t have time to make a pie...

I was never very good at taking and following orders.  Even during the Swiss mandatory military service, superiors thought I...

Just like in fashion, there are classic looks that never seem to go out of style like the black dress,...

Crème Anglaise – The Mother of All Dessert Sauces

En-Ming Hsu | Pastry Content Educator When I was 7 or 8 years old, my family spent the summer in...

Portrait
April 24, 2020
Portrait

Karim Bourgi | Chef Pâtissier I was two years old when my family left Senegal and moved to Beirut-Lebanon, a...

Transferring Knowledge
April 16, 2020
Transferring Knowledge

Pierre Hermé | Maître Pâtissier Transferring knowledge to others is a must! Passion and the pursuit of excellence are what...

Perseverance
April 7, 2020
Perseverance

Sébastien Baud – Executive Chef I was born in 1973 in La Rochelle, France a small town on the Atlantic...

A Pastry Revolution Through Innovative Methods

Chef Leonardo Di Carlo Pastry Alchemist | World Champion of Pastry Like many others, as a young boy did not...