Acceptance

September 28th, 2015 | Posted by greg in Charity | Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Great food takes time – even food for thought for that matter! This has never been so true as with the recently published “A Platter of Love” book in which I had the honor to participate with seven other talented chefs. Under the initiative of Angliss, we held photo sessions and classes 4 years ago when I … Read more

La Dolce Vita on TVB

March 20th, 2015 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (5 Comments)

Baking sourdough bread kneaded by hand is physical and rare. So rare that even TV is coming to witness this!  We had yet another chance to welcome the TVB crew at Bread Elements where star hosts Sarah Song and Sheldon Lo had a go at kneading, shaping and baking our signature sourdough baguettes. We had … Read more

Exceptional wood fire baking

November 18th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (1 Comments)

Twenty four degrees Celsius, sixty percent relative humidity, and just a few clouds shading the grounds of Zen Organic Farm for our baking day. Nope, I haven’t gone on a new path of interest to become meteorologist, but I had to emphasize on how much of a great day it was. Of course, it wasn’t … Read more

Not only famous in Hong Kong for being amongst the finest burgers in town, but soon to open abroad too, it’s at the Butcher’s Club that I will present and cook my take on burger and since I come from the pastry world, I also created a rather stunning bacon profiterole to fit the ambiance!  … Read more

forest heartbeat

September 24th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Recipes | Travel - (3 Comments)

The massive forest I love to wander in back home is host to a lot of pine trees, and scattered among them are the very special Silver Pine, or at least that’s how we call them back home. They have such an heavenly fresh pine tree smell (I wonder why!) that it’s very easy to … Read more

Superfood and raw!

August 27th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... | Recipes - (0 Comments)

At the occasion of the Natural & Organic Products Asia event held at the Hong Kong Convention Center, where I happened to be a member of the Advisory Committee, I was asked to do a demonstration for a raw superfood dessert. Yes, me too when I read that, I was like, wow…. raw? superfood? You mean … Read more

OSAKA!

May 16th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (1 Comments)

Between May 21st and May 25th the season will be just right to whip up an array of cakes, pastries, cookies and other desserts at the Ritz Carlton Osaka, in Japan. Seasonal ingredients include cherries, strawberries and the amazing Miyasaki Mango! For your eyes only, here is a little glance of what we’re going to put … Read more

A few month ago, a bunch of talented chefs came together to cook a dinner for more than 300 people to raise funds for the Room-to-Read charity. The event ended in an unprecedented success and I was really proud to be part of it. One of the auction price to raise funds was a pastry … Read more

Easter Cupcakes on TVB!

March 22nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (6 Comments)

A week ago, it was my son Clement who was on TVB, eating cupcakes glutinously. On Saturday night, 23rd of March, it’s my turn, but nothing for me to indulge with as I was busy making Easter cupcakes on the show! The tricky part wasn’t really to make the cupcake, but to come up with … Read more

Amazing Wood Fire Baking

February 11th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (4 Comments)

This is easily one of the best baking day I’ve had in a very long time… Several months ago, my friend Ping from Zen Organic Farm showed me plans to build a brand new brick oven, I thought I was dreaming… Have a look here to see the photos of the building process. We are … Read more

LAYERS launch at Towngas!

January 14th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Books | Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (0 Comments)

On January 27th, we will be launching my latest book LAYERS at Towngas Cooking Center! During the 1.5 hours demonstration organized by my publisher Wan Li Book, I will show and explain 2 recipes from the book; the mango pecan mille-feuille and Vianna’s Egg Benedict! There is space for 70 people (they can accommodate so … Read more

Show me your RACLETTE!

October 14th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... | Travel - (3 Comments)

There are days where you wake up and things go way beyond anything you’ve ever expected. It’s 6am in the Swiss Alps and as the sun barely touches the 4000 meters summit across the valley and we find ourselves well on our way to the Alpage du Tronc. An alpage is a high altitude mountain cow … Read more

Could this become a tradition? Could this become a festival where local food would be praised? I can picture the Hong Kong Harvest Festival happening every year during the fall! Nothing less than ALL the chefs from our kitchens walked the stunning gardens of Zen Organic Farm a few weeks ago. Our mission? To harvest … Read more

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