50 Gâteaux de Grands Pâtissiers Qu’il Faut Avoir Goûtés Une Fois Dans Sa Vie

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Hélène Luzin has compiled an unprecedented catalogue of cakes that are part of the gastronomic experience – from Cédric Grolet’s La Noisette 2.0 to Pierre Hermé’s Ispahan Infiniment Vanille, not forgetting Philippe Conticini’s Paris-Brest, Christophe Adam’s Éclair salted butter caramel, Julien Álvarez’s marble cake… A whole section of contemporary gastronomy is unveiled in this beautiful book!

Author: Hélène Luzin

Publishing House: La Martinière

Publication Date: April 2021

Description : 50 famous pastry chefs welcome Hélène Luzin in their laboratory to share their secrets of creation.

After the success of 50 dishes by great chefs that you must taste once in your life, Hélène Luzin went to the four corners of France to meet 50 pastry chefs. From these interviews, she drew intimate portraits of each of them, revealing their own personal experiences with an emblematic cake that has marked and redesigned the landscape of sweet gastronomy.

These exceptional artisans talk about their relationship with the heritage of French pastry, the encounters that enriched them, and their favorite products.

From Cédric Grolet’s Noisette to Pierre Hermé’s Ispahan, from Philippe Conticini’s Paris-Brest to the Baba of the Maison Stohrer, behind each cake is a fascinating portrait and a recipe to please yourself.

Hélène Luzin founded the agency “Marques et Chefs” in 2013. Passionate about the world of gastronomy since she was young, she went to meet all these exceptional pastry chefs in order to highlight the creations that made her feel great pastry emotions.