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The pastry master

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7 October 2016

Episode 260

30 minutes


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We meet world-famous pastry chef Dominique Ansel, who shot to international fame with the invention of the cronut, and hear how his playful ideas have helped his business expand from New York to Tokyo – and now London. Meanwhile, we talk to Giuseppe Lavazza about the new phase of his coffee empire and discover Donna Hay’s favourite recipe. Plus: the week’s US industry news from our friends at Food Republic.

7 October 2016

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Dominique Ansel

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Possibly the world’s best-known pastry chef shares the lessons he learned over the course of his career and what it took to bring his business to London.

8 minutes

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Chapter 2

6 minutes

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Chapter 2

New phase for Lavazza

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Giuseppe Lavazza describes the new opportunities that the 120-year-old coffee business is now seeing.

6 minutes

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Recipe of the week

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Donna Hay reveals her favourite recipe.

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Chapter 4

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The Menu news

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The week’s top headlines from our friends at Food Republic.

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