Feuilletage, Frangipane and Kings

January 6th, 2015 | Posted by greg in Recipes - (6 Comments)

What started as a simple and rather dry bread covered in beans many centuries ago has evolved into a remarkable version of the King’s Tart, or how we call it in French, La Galette des Rois. The tradition back home is declined in two versions. The brioche type of bread in which is also hidden … Read more

Croissant a la Truffe!

July 3rd, 2014 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (6 Comments)

I am a Pastry Chef. I have made desserts with black truffle at several points of my career… The other day, Maria gave me (yes, you read right! “GAVE” Thank you Maria!!) one very handsome black truffle from Western Australia, and of course, like a dog seeing chocolate, my mind popped a loud “pasta for … Read more

After posting that photo of braided bread on Instagram, shot for Eat&Travel magazine video, Michael, culinary genius behind Concept Creations group of restaurants, notably from their newest venture, Souvla restaurant, sent me a message to discuss about a special bread… having seen a lot of breads around the world, I wasn’t expecting much… very little I knew … 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

Sweet baby shower

May 6th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Flowers blossoming and sweetness was all around at a super sweet baby shower – a few highlights to satisfy your eyes and make you hungry!

You’ve NEVER seen wafers before this!

September 17th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (8 Comments)

At first, I was like you. I freaked out seeing the massive cast iron tool thinking how painful and gruesome it would have been to be punished with it… That was until my brother Sebastien opened wide the gigantic press to reveal a beautiful and very impressive iron carving dating no younger than 1759. Wow! … Read more

Super Cake Series: Toy Story

May 30th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (4 Comments)

Images are worth a thousand words; and here is yet another spectacular modeling work, full of details, from our team around Toy Story for a little 2 years old girl!

Are you GIVING BREAD?

January 10th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (9 Comments)

With so much food flooding Hong Kong, being hungry should be impossible! Yet… the reality is different. Baking bread and giving it is a simple and basic act of kindness completely lacking in our society, let alone the ridiculous queues outside luxury fashion stores… There are several resolutions you might have taken for 2011. Like … Read more

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