French pastry pop up

French Pastry Pop-up – March 12

French Pastry Pop-up – March 12

This week’s French pastry pop up was led by Gabrielle who combined her Brazilian background with a “tropical” theme to showcase the various Latin American influences in her items (e.g. coconut, banana, pineapple, passion fruit, dulce de leche, cinnamon, corn cookies, empanadas and brigadeiros). She also took the extra step with branding as she made(…)

French Pastry Pop-up – Feb. 20

French Pastry Pop-up – Feb. 20

This week’s pop-up was led by a student whose Asian background really showed through in the unique flavours of the pastries (lychee, mango, oolong, milk tea, etc). Thursdays really are my favourite day because before my working day has even begun I get to have a sneak peak at the pastries of the Advanced French(…)

French Pastry Pop-up – Feb. 13

French Pastry Pop-up – Feb. 13

This is my review of the items purchased at the Advanced French Patisserie popup on Thursday, Feb. 13. I have to say that most of the items at this pop-up looked fantastic! There was a lovely variety of colours, textures and flavours. Definitely a great spread. Curry coconut shrimp pithivier: This item looked impressive, was(…)

French Pastry Pop-up – Feb. 6

French Pastry Pop-up – Feb. 6

This week’s pop-up was led by a student whose Middle Eastern background is reflected in certain ingredients and flavour profiles (quince, figs, pistachios, cardamom, cumin and eggplant). These pop-up shops are such a great way of showcasing the skill and quality of the post-graduate Advanced French patisserie students. I always buy more than I intend(…)