The team at Zen Organic Farm must be doing something right as I keep being amazed at every visit. I can’t put myself together to organize birthday gathering for our son in some function rooms with a sad clown, a jumping castle, balloons and the odd HAPPY BIRTHDAY sign on the wall (in case people … Read more

For the past several years, I had a blast pretending to be a fortune teller for the Food and Beverage industry, predicting pseudo trends and dreaming of what would be our industry a year later. It was never meant to be taken to the first degree nor I intended it to be; it was just … Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Foodie Magazine has it spot on with their first edition of 2014! No detox, no diet, no low-carb, it’s full on indulgence with no less than 6 awesome recipes I am sharing!  Among other recipes, my signature candied ginger pan d’oro stuffed with vanilla cream, black truffle croissant and shaved parmesan, porcini … Read more

All hail the Quince!

December 19th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Hong Kong is an amazing place for chefs.  We can get virtually anything we want from the fresh produce markets around the world at almost any time of the year.  Yet, it appears like 90% of the imported fresh produce is dictated by our suppliers.  Convenience? Lack of creativity? Laziness from either party? Or simply … Read more

A great article on Hong Kong Chef’s reflecting on the us of local organic products on Cathay Pacific Discovery Magazine! Below are some photos of the day we’ve spent at the farm; more photos on the article that you can find on CX Magazine website or inside all Cathay Pacific flights in December!

Layers of Thanksgiving Love

November 28th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Recipes - (4 Comments)

Pumpkin pie: A concept unknown to my palate until I first moved to the United States of America to work back in 1998, in Colorado Springs. (yes!) And not far behind the unknown pie, there was Thanksgiving, of which I had never heard of. To put things into context, yes, I was literally coming down … Read more

“I’m FINinshed with fins”, the campaign launched by National Geographic and other WWF organism rides the wave right on its edge. Gordon Ramsay, followed by Joel Robuchon are them “finished with goose liver”,riding another wave of massively media exposed animal welfare, but what about other animals? Vegetables? Flour? Making delicious mille-feuille and eclairs brought me to … Read more

The different fat side of life

October 27th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (6 Comments)

A few weeks back, I was invited by friends to an evening where the idea was sharing delicious food and great wine. For sure, I wasn’t let down by the wine. As I arrived I discovered several great bottles of wine that I was eager to try, one after the other. Then, next to the … Read more

Bread Elements First Baking Class!

October 1st, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (11 Comments)

Winning the last Eat Your Words event by teaming up with talented Ale Wilkinson in support of FoodLink and boasting an auction price of a baking class for 10 people at Bread Elements was the easy part… Indeed, making it happen in a 6 month young bakery, in full development wasn’t the easiest part at … Read more

A lot more than just a slice!

September 25th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Staring at a beautiful bread loaf straight in the eye is of course very inspiring and it has certainly brought you from the simple breakfast toast or the tentatively French looking Jambon Beurre sandwich to the more complex garlic parsley butter croutons, delicious coconut milk French toast and, of course, to the highly secretive ritual … Read more

The fabulous destiny of red currant

September 5th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (4 Comments)

We should all keep a Polaroid photo of the first time we tasted fresh red currant! Yes, everything that is growing as a shinny attractive candy-red grape, isn’t as sweet as what it looks like… Yet, the flavor of groseille with its powerful tart acidity can be one of the most delicate addition to your … Read more

THE SPACE – That was the name of the place were The Green Queen Market took place last Saturday and space was pretty much were we ended from 11am to 4pm – in absolute space let me tell you! We should have lasted until 6pm, but we were sold out by 4pm. I am saying … Read more

8 years in 6 minutes

August 10th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (5 Comments)

While browsing through my movies, I’ve found one that I hadn’t shared yet… It was a small introduction movie I filmed and produced for a meeting that never happened and thus, left aside in the bottom of one of my computer folder… I watched it and it turned out to be more than just an … Read more

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