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Lescure Demonstration

In association with  Harvey & Brockless, and Ponthier Purees we are delighted to be hosting an evening of inspiring patisserie featuring products from Lescure.


Click on this link to book your ticket. Attendance is by ticket only. Ticket price is £5, refundable for members on attendance.




DOTY 2017!

How to apply…. coming very soon, the full update for APC Dessert Of The Year 2017.

Dessert of the year 2016

Won by Alexis Lee, of The Dorchester Hotel..

Dessert Name - Mango Lemon Thyme, Kaffir Lime & Dark Chocolate'


Mango lemon thyme bavarois, mille feuile of chocolate, flourless chocolate sponge, rice praline crunch with hint of fleur de sel and dark chocolate, kaffir lime ganache piped, diced mango, tempered chocolate, Raspberry sauce, Quenelle of banana, coconut and lime sorbet, sugar swirl decoration.


Photography by Martin Chiffers©

Dessert of the year 2016

Winner Alexis Lee


Photography by Martin Chiffers©

We were delighted to be invited to visit the de Buyer factory last year, to read a summary from our Chairman - Alan Whatley, click on this box to go straight to it.

de Buyer factory visit