• Panera Bread’s Ceo Attempts To Innovate The Way We Order Sandwiches

    A restaurant chain might not be the first place that comes to mind as a hub of innovative thinking–a consequence perhaps of the corporate motherships that standardize everything from the order-taker’s scripted lines to the clamshell boxes presented on abundant plastic trays. Even though his own company’s menu includes simple staples like soups, sandwiches, and […]

  • A Modern Take On An Old French Classic

    The French are known for their elegance, timeless style and sinful decadence. Not surprisingly, all three traits all characterize French cuisine — especially in their array of desserts. When we consume them, we often do so not only for their individual taste, but so we may feel as if we’re consuming a fraction of French […]

  • Grinding Grain Makes the Best Bread

    In a quest for healthier, tastier eating, many folks have returned to the art of baking bread. What they don’t realize is that they go to all that trouble to get good flavor with flour that may be a bit short on nutrients when compared with the wheat it’s been milled from. That’s right — […]

  • Tico Pastry Chef to Compete in Global Challenge

    When Edwin Solís heads to Norway for the Global Pastry Chef Challenge, he will not just compete for Costa Rica or for all of Central America. When the master pastry chef qualified for the July 2014 challenge, it meant he’d represent all of the Americas. Raised in a family bakery, Solís has honed his skills […]

  • Luxury Mayfair Restaurant to Sell Ultimate Food Gift

    High-end London eatery Novikov, owned by Russian restaurateur Arkady Novikov, has begun retailing its own ultra-exclusive caviar. The Mayfair restaurant has responded to soaring demand from its well-heeled clientele by making the sought-after delicacy available to purchase over the counter, in addition to appearing on the in-house menus. Two versions of caviar will be for […]

  • Design

  • Top 5 Yule Log Cakes for 2014

    Top 5 Yule Log Cakes for 2014

    The Bûche de Noël, or yule log cake, is traditionally a roulade of sponge with chocolate buttercream and a heavy coating of sugar frosting on top for that wintry effect. But nowadays pastry chefs let their imaginations run free, making

    Dec 01, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Five of the best wedding cakes

    Five of the best wedding cakes

    These towering big-day beauties are so splendid that they risk outshining the bride Rosalind Miller was voted Best Wedding Cake Designer in the 2012 Wedding Industry Awards 1. Bettys Vintage Cascade cake From £120 (pictured cake £875) Much-loved Yorkshire family

    Nov 24, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post