Best moments of 2012

December 31st, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)
Happy people! :-)

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY!!! 2012 has been the year of all superlatives. It seems the stars had their eyes on me at all time… I even won a prize at a Christmas lucky draw! Can you imagine? This never happened to me, ever… To wrap up the year, here is a little recap of what … Read more

To WOM it may concern: It was Stollen!

December 20th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)
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Like with most things in life, there are moments where you feel the passion within and the genuine interest in matters. At times, when writers come to visit us to learn about a certain topic, I feel like it almost turns to boredom for them, no matter how exciting we try to make it, maybe … Read more

Gold & White Christmas Media Party 2012

December 12th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Christmas is the time where we also thank our friends from the media world for their support all year long. Similarly to last year, we held our party by the pool where we served miniature main courses, canapes and a foie gras station pairing with a tasting of our Sauternes. From the sweet side, this … Read more

Stranded in New York with Sandy

November 2nd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (6 Comments)
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The Big Apple never fails to impress! I am posting this from New York City where I am stranded…. One of the most exciting event in my career was set to take place in New York on October 30th where I was invited to cook some desserts for a very special event. It was planned … Read more

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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

Summer afternoon tea launched

July 3rd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (16 Comments)
Sour Cherry Kiss: Sable base, sour cherry semi-pris and sour cherry fluff covered in thin dark chocolate.

Not that you need any excuses to hide away from the crazy outdoor heat these days, but our new afternoon tea will surely help you to cool down! ;-) On the left hand-side, the sour cherry kiss is a delectable fluffy sour cherry foam piped on a shortbread and filled with a sour cherry semi-pris, … Read more

Great croissants recipes!

The past few months have been insanely busy with TV shows (…and hang on for more!), articles, new menus, but most of all, for my upcoming new book! I have received hundreds of messages (I swear!) about what book I should write from people around the world (the beauty of internet I say!); it went … Read more

Easter 2012 Chocolate Creations

March 30th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (11 Comments)
Blooming Egg

After the Twitter Chicks posted a few weeks ago, here is a glimpse of our other Easter creations…

Does Easter bunny lay eggs?

March 16th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (11 Comments)
Blueberry and vanilla egg

This year’s Easter sweets are going to be fruity and flowery! For our traditional Easter sweet table, presented during afternoon tea, we have created loads of sweets around the theme of flower and fruit. Some pastries are made with actual flower such as the orange blossom cake, and others are just designed around the flower … Read more

The first pieces made of full chocolate!

Watching the occasional (good) movie at home and munching out of a rough paper bag on hand rolled truffles, freshly made with the best chocolate is definitely quality time that I enjoy very much! When I started baking 20 years ago, I remember folding the butter gently in the almost cooled ganache, to later roll … Read more

Our Lounge restaurant tonight looks awesome!

Happy New Year everyone! ┬áBy 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

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