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8:14 pm - 03/14/2012

Japan wins World Baking Cup


A team of patissiers from Japan has won this year’s World Baking Cup, also known as “The Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie.”

The international event is held every three years. This year, it was held in France on March 8, drawing many participants from all over the world, including Japan, the United States, Taiwan and South Korea.

The Japanese team consisted of Takuya Sasaki, 41, Yasuo Hatanaka, 42, and Yuki Osada, 32, all from Kanazawa. Their winning entry was a pastry based on the image of a crane flapping its wings. The theme was a “bonds.”

Hatanaka commented, “I heard that cranes are birds that have close bonds. We wanted to reflect the strong bonds of our team and also to show that Japan was bonding together after last year’s disaster.”

source, Pictures of the pastries

I'm so hungry now...
oic_ok 15th-Mar-2012 12:39 am (UTC)
Saw the pictures. Works of art. Beautiful.
asweetsymphony 15th-Mar-2012 12:51 am (UTC)
Cool! Congrats. I love pastries.
rim1789 15th-Mar-2012 12:57 am (UTC)
Hungry too...I want a pain au chocolat DX
rainawallis 15th-Mar-2012 01:18 am (UTC)
There's a J-Drama waiting to be written in this.... >_>
rainbow_yarn 15th-Mar-2012 08:32 am (UTC)
See: Zettai Kareshi
Hungry!

I'm sure there must be others already
smokin_drummer 15th-Mar-2012 02:16 am (UTC)
Why do I want to yell "Yakitate!" after reading this?

Yakitate is the name of an anime about a young boy's quest to make bread. It's hilarious but it does educate you about different breads as well various competitions.

The pastries are beautiful. Congratulations to the Japanese team.
tenshimitsuki 15th-Mar-2012 05:10 am (UTC)
LOL My exact reaction when I read the title of this
kachuusha 15th-Mar-2012 02:23 am (UTC)
o good god. i rly wish i went to culinary school instead now.
liime_arix 15th-Mar-2012 03:03 am (UTC)
A boy in my class is thinking about dropping his business subjects and going into a culinary school.
kachuusha 15th-Mar-2012 03:06 am (UTC)
i keep thinking about it but i'm already in my second year, i'll just stick with english.
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familytables 15th-Mar-2012 05:03 am (UTC)
yuki_yang 15th-Mar-2012 04:23 am (UTC)
rando but the guy in the middle is CUTTEE
831panda831 15th-Mar-2012 05:23 am (UTC)
omg i thought the same lmao
newsvsyamapi 16th-Mar-2012 02:51 am (UTC)
His name is Sasaki Takuya ;)

http://www.coupelouislesaffre.com/?id=200
whited_79 15th-Mar-2012 04:26 am (UTC)
now I wanna eat cakes!
rainbow_yarn 15th-Mar-2012 08:34 am (UTC)
Congrats to team Japan! Those pastries are BEAUTIFUL.
eskarina77 15th-Mar-2012 02:19 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
I wish I could have gone and seen it ^^
the_free_cat 15th-Mar-2012 08:10 pm (UTC)
Fyi, these are not pastries.
And that is also why it is the "Coupe du monde de la boulangerie" and not "patisserie". ^^
ueda_fangirl 15th-Mar-2012 08:19 pm (UTC)
i want to see the pictures of their pastry =3
newsvsyamapi 15th-Mar-2012 10:42 pm (UTC)
WOW! congratulations!!!!!!!!!
fallblau_129 16th-Mar-2012 12:23 pm (UTC)
congrats to them!
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