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Thinking about the next dessert you are going to prepare to impress the neighbors? Here is a little hint that is actually going to be a fairly big for the 2012 food trends. Something that is locally grown, fresh, healthy and innovative in desserts. Fresh herb infused oil. I know. You just wanted to click … Read more

Great team work can move mountains!

Got Cheese? and La Boulangerie!  A few weeks ago, I was thrilled and very humbled to have received awards for both books. The awards were respectively best cheese book and best bread book in Hong Kong. That said, I am taking this very lightly as I am not sure there was anyone else publishing a … Read more

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Happy Chinese New Year of the Dragon!  Whishing you and your family all the best for the year of the Dragon!

No pain, no grain.

January 19th, 2012 | Posted by Gregoire Michaud in Daily life... - (2 Comments)
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The New Year barely started and we see dozens of magazines and websites proclaiming to hold the key to what food trends will be for the 12 months to come. And whilst the word organic is slowly fading away with the too many over-worked marketing scams and other scandals around the world, we see the … Read more

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What a great day it has been! From the planning, receiving the goods, preparing each step carefully to finally do the filming of the upcoming gourmet show for Hong Kong’s main TV channel TVB Jade’s was just positively intense! I mean wow! How more lucky can I be! I had to make a dessert of … Read more

Sweet potato puree and deep fried taro + caviar = super good!!

Last night, I had the luck to be invited for dinner at the very creative Bo Innovation restaurant, holder of two Michelin Stars, headed by “Demon” Chef Alvin Leung. And even more lucky me, I was seating at a table together with Chef Jordi Puigvert, owner of Sweet’n’Go, teacher, Sosa demo chef and much more, … Read more

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Reading about the virtues of ingredients often keeps me in absolute awe when finding out what Mother Nature has created for us, and yet, most of the time we barely know about it. Ginger is the cure of many illness, yet, it is prominent in arthritis treatment and most of all motion sickness and nausea. … Read more

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Egyptians probably never imagined what they discovered when they started using the ancestor of baking soda to clean their floor! Baking Soda Sodium bicarbonate is indeed widely used in today’s baking, be it in quick breads, cookies, muffins, cakes or confectioneries. Unlike other leavening methods such as the biological natural yeast or by the physical … Read more

Our Lounge restaurant tonight looks awesome!

Happy New Year everyone!  By the way, it seems that everyone is being fairly lazy for the last post of the year putting up the “best of 2011” on their blog. So I thought why not… but instead of doing a boring top 10 of deja-vu‘s, I thought I would rather feature the single most … Read more

Crystal Kwok - Image courtesy of RTHK Radio 3

Friday 30th of December, just after the news at one, I’ll have the honor to be the guest of star host Crystal Kwok for her live show “Kwok Talk” on RTHK3 – and let me tell you, I’d better be ready to talk! Whilst a more visual broadcast (hint hint) is on its way, I … Read more

10 kg Panettone to celebrate Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! For Christmas, we’ve hosted a massive charity event in our ballroom and it feels really good to work for a good cause, even if you’re away from your family. This year, we did setup a Panettone table where we carved out giants weighing 10 kilos each! Absolutely superb quality, served with sabayon … Read more

White chocolate tarragon

So Good Magazine is a bi-annual publication aimed for anyone who wants to be in the know of what is happening in the professional pastry craft around the world. I was very humbled to be featured in the #7 issue alongside a bunch of fantastic pastry chefs. Honestly, I was so excited to be featured … Read more

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Seldom were the days where Arlette and I couldn’t meet… She has been part of my sweet life for as long as I can remember and for that matter an important part that is. I spent countless hours with Arlette, late into the cold winter nights of the Swiss Alps; she was always there to … Read more

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