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From fine savoury canapés and rainbow coloured French Macaroons to convenient semi prepared Bread and Pastries, we have a reputation for excellence. Using age old artisanal methods, combined with the latest innovative ideas and exclusively developed by chefs, we strive to deliver the finest in flavour, variety and authenticity.

 

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Product of the Month

Pretzel Burger Bun
Our NEW Pretzel Burger Bun strikes GOLD! at the Casual Dining Show 2015
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Awards and Events

Pretzel Burger Bun
Aryzta Food Solutions Brand - Coup de Pates takes GOLD at this years Casual Dining Innovation Challenge awards!
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News Update...

Caffe Fratelli

“Coup de Pates is our preferred supplier for Frozen Bakery, Pastry and Cakes.”

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Our NEW Pretzel Burger Bun strikes GOLD! at the Casual Dining Show 2015

Aryzta Food Solutions Brand - Coup de Pates takes GOLD at this years Innovation Challenge awards!

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Interview exclusive with the British Baker: Coup de pates launches rebrand

Coup de pates has officially launched its rebrand of Delice de France, making its first appearance...

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Most Popular Purchases

A moist gluten free carrot cake filled and finished using cream cheese icing and sprinkled with chopped walnuts.

A soft pretzel ‘lye’ roll with surface cuts. Perfect for gourmet burgers.

Mini Plain Scones

Did You Know?

Story of the popular Tarte Tatin

The typical French tarte Tatin is a wonderful combination of flaky pastry - generally homemade for more authenticity - and smooth, caramelised apples. This traditional upside-down apple tart from the Centre region of France actually results from the "Soeurs Tatin" or "Demoiselles Tatin"'s imagination.

Indeed, running a charming hotel in the Loire Valley region, Stéphanie and Caroline Tatin had to prepare some delightful dishes for their guests.

The tradition relates that one day, around 1898, Stéphanie - who would take care of the cooking and especially of her traditional apple pie, was so overwhelmed that she left the fruits in the pan, simmering for too long. Blended with sugar and butter, the apples formed a sweet, caramelised mixture that the young cook finally poured in a pastry pan, covered with her delicate flaky pastry and over baked. 

Once out of the oven, the upside-down tart was turned out on an elegant tray, resulting - to the Tatin sisters' great surprise - in a really appetizing dessert. The apple pie was then delivered to the guests, who finally highly appreciated it: the classic tarte Tatin was born!

Tip of the Month...

Millefeuille

Making the perfect Millefeuille can be a challenge and difficult to cut through. After all your hard work, the last thing you want is crooked edges to your fine patisserie! 

Why not try freezing it for about an hour, then dividing it with a very sharp knife. Alternatively, you can cut the puff pastry into individual portions beforehand and then assemble it. 

Live From British Baker

Stop the Week: online - We look at where Mary Berry is scoring outside her day job and how cake can found relationships in our tongue-in-cheek Stop the Week.  Read More...
1st May 2015

Election: bakers put Conservatives in first place - With six days to go until the election a British Baker poll has placed the Conservatives out in front, commanding 48% of the vote.  Read More...
1st May 2015

Dublin opens ‘smart’ bakery - The world’s first ‘smart’ bakery has opened in Dublin, equipped with its own phone app, Bitcoin payment methods and Segway-style boards for the bakers to travel on. Read More...
1st May 2015

Subway asks customers to ‘Stay Picky’ - Subway has launched a new brand campaign with the tagline ‘Stay Picky’. Read More...
1st May 2015

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