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Previews, personalities and establishments in the sweet side of the food planet


Introducing Stefano de Costanzo, pastry chef with Giorgio Locatelli in London

The young chef from Foggia teams up with the celebrity chef from Locanda Locatelli. His career took off when he was noticed by Gordon Ramsay…

18-09-2019 | 11:00

Stefano de Costanzo with Giorgio Locatelli. They are key players – the former pastry chef and the latter chef patron – at Locanda Locatelli in London 

Read | 18-09-2019 | 11:00 | Dolcezze

From the Città della Pizza: what dessert in pizzerias?

Three talented pizzaioli and a dilemma. Here are their answers from the debate that took place during Città della Pizza in Rome

01-07-2019 | 11:00

The dessert inspired by pizza, presented by Walter Musco of Bompiani, Rome

Read | 01-07-2019 | 11:00 | Dolcezze

A visit to L'École du Grand Chocolat Valrhona

We’ve been to Tain l’Hermitage, to see the workshops where their delicacies are born. And for children there’s also the Cité du Chocolat...

26-06-2019 | 11:00
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Christophe Domange: «What I envy Italians for in pastry-making? Panettone»

The director of L’École Valrhona in Tain L’Hermitage tells us about his passion for the great Italian cake and for Italian gelato

07-01-2019 | 07:00
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When flavours won’t give you the first place

With the best dessert, Italian Beligni got the second place at C3 Valrhona in New York, penalised by the jury for wasting an ingredient

06-11-2018 | 07:00

Yusuke Aoki and Ettore Beligni, respectively first and second place in the 2018 edition of C3 Valrhona, in New York. The competition is dedicated to chocolate in pastry making. Photos by Paolo Marchi

Read | 06-11-2018 | 07:00 | Dolcezze

For real Italian pastry making

Assenza sets the example: «Semifinished products are in conflict with the work of an artisan». And he lets France know that...

27-09-2017 | 07:00

A 100% Italian pastry-making memory from Monday 18th September at Molino Quaglia’s school in Vighizzolo d'Este (Padua), from Franco Aliberti’s Facebook page. He’s chef and pastry-chef at Presef in Mantello (Sondrio), the first to the left. After him, there’s Corrado AssenzaPiero Gabrieli, Chiara Quaglia and Rolando Morandin

Read | 27-09-2017 | 07:00 | Dolcezze

Experiments: Cracco and smoked gelato

Pastry chef Luca Sacchi is working on a dessert that unites rosemary smoke and fiordilatte ice cream (without melting it)

03-07-2017 | 07:00

Fiordilatte gelato browned by smoking rosemary. A promising experiment by Carlo Cracco and Luca Sacchi, sous chef and pastry chef at restaurant  Cracco in Milan

Read | 03-07-2017 | 07:00 | Dolcezze