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Life is sweet at this new Stourbridge patisserie

By Dayna Farrington | Stourbridge | Dining out | Published:

You can treat yourselves to something sweet after a new patisserie opened in Stourbridge town centre.

Surantha Rupasingha with one of his award winning pieces made from Saltdough

Surantha Patisserie opened its doors to customers on Monday in High Street, in a unit previously occupied by takeaway outlet Taste.

Friends Catherine Growcott, from Hagley, and award-winning Surantha Rupasingha, from Stourbridge, are behind the new venture – which hosted its official opening on Wednesday attended by the Deputy Mayor of Dudley.

The opening of a new patisserie on the High Street in Stourbridge by award winning chef Surantha Rupasingha. one of his award winning pieces made from sugar.

Catherine said: "Surantha and I have worked together previously and we just decided to take the leap to open our own patisserie.

"We are really excited about it and everything is made on site apart from our gelato ice creams. It is is very much French Italian and we have a window where visitors can see the chef doing the artistic designs on the cakes and pastries.

"We have cakes, crepes, waffles, coffee, milkshakes, as well as artistic breads and croissants.

"It has been really exciting so far. There's been a lot of people coming in saying they can't believe something like this has opened in Stourbridge."

Artistic pastry chef Surantha recently won gold medals at the Culinary World Cup for his pieces sugar salt and salt dough.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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