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Callebaut’s Ruby RB1 Unveiled in the USA

American pastry and chocolate artisans are finally enjoying access to the intriguing, highly-anticipated Callebaut ruby RB1. Described by the company as “the most uncommon...

Savoring La Dolce Vita

(This article appeared in the Spring 2019 issue of Pastry Arts Magazine) Cioccolati, cornetti, gelato, and other delectable dolce are luring Manhattanites to a trio...

Aquafaba: Fab or Fad?

Aquafaba, the viscous cooking liquid from canned or home-cooked chickpeas, has been steadily gaining traction within the vegan community since 2015.




Mirror Mirror – Basic Mirror Glaze Tips

We have all seen those beautiful cakes covered in glistening mirror glaze.  Whether one color or several colors beautifully intermingled and made extra shimmery...

It’s a Marshmallow World

Whether you’re enjoying campfire s’mores or a big, steamy cup of hot cocoa, soft, ooey-gooey marshmallows play a starring role. We’ve all bought those packaged...


Tout Chocolat Tart By Garry Larduinat

(This recipe appeared in the Summer 2019 issue of Pastry Arts Magazine)       Sponsored by Yield: 15 tarts Chocolate Sweet Dough 250 g unsalted butter 250...

Quick Prep Cheesecake

(This recipe appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of Pastry Arts Magazine) Sponsored by: Yield: 16 servings Graham Cracker Crust 675 g graham cracker crumbs 50...