Palate for pastry

Touted as the “most delectable competition in the world”, France’s Coupe du Monde de la Patesserie or the World Pastry Cup brings together premiere pastry chefs from 22 countries, presenting the most mouth watering pastries you can imagine! Here are a few pictures from the competition. Enjoy!

Chao Zhang, of China, prepares a dessert during the World Pastry Cup in Lyon, central France. Twenty two countries are participating in the contest, as part of the Sirha, the International Hotel Catering and Food trade Exhibition. AP/Laurent Cipriani

Xiao Jun Li of China sculpts ice during the final of the World pastry cup as part of the Sirha, the International Hotel Catering and Food trade Exhibition in the French central town of Chassieu, near Lyon. AFP/Jeff Pachoud

Jaycent Lau of Singapore competes during the final of the World pastry cup as part of the Sirha, the International Hotel Catering and Food trade Exhibition in the French central town of Chassieu, near Lyon. AFP/Jeff Pachoud

Xiao Jun Li of China sculpts ice during the final of the World pastry cup as part of the Sirha, the International Hotel Catering and Food trade Exhibition in the French central town of Chassieu, near Lyon. AFP/Jeff Pachoud

Takanobu Suzuki, of Belgium, prepares a dessert during the World Pastry Cup in Lyon, central France. Twenty two countries are participating in the contest, as part of the Sirha, the International Hotel Catering and Food trade Exhibition. AP/Laurent Cipriani

Chao Zhang, of China, prepares a dessert during the World Pastry Cup in Lyon, central France. Twenty two countries are participating in the contest, as part of Sirha, the International Hotel Catering and Food trade Exhibition. AP/Laurent Cipriani

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