|Chef Olivier Mahut from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris with Mystic Foodie Mantra team|
Baking is in the blood of French people. As is finesse. So much so that during the late 1700’s, riot used to break out if bread supplies ran short, or the quality was bad. French are renowned for their ‘artisan baking’. So when a masterchef, from the land of love and baking, comes to the town, the buzz and excitement among the food lovers and hospitality professionals is palpable. It was the reason we drove down 40 kms to see him baking live.
Chef Oliver Mahut, Master of Chef of Pastry, Confectionary, Chocolate and Ice cream was in town couple of weeks back for his live cooking show for the students of School of Hospitality, G. D. Goenka University, Gurgaon. He is currently the Chef Instructor – Pastry at the Le Cordon Bleu, Paris. We were invited to attend the show and interact with him. During the session, he demonstrated Tarte Aux Fruits (Fruit Tart) and Mini Choux ET Éclairs (Choux Pastry). The interactive session was livened up with his vibrant and exuberant style.