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

With Autumn pouring its orchard fruits on us, inspiration is knocking on the door every day! Joshua and Caleb from Twins Kitchen visited us for an informal chat and a little work around rye sourdough and the above dessert. I loved the way the Twins approached the filming and the way we chatted along the … Read more

The spiciness and sour cherry-like flavor of the Ghana 68% chocolate Nyangbo blends beautifully with our new malted caramel ice cream… With these mellow flavors, I thought Meyer Lemon would be a pretty nice fit – as a curd and freshly grated! And because I can ( LOL ) I dropped a nice spoon of … Read more

Are you chestnut?

October 27th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (12 Comments)

Every year back home, autumn is synonymous of Brisolée. Brisolée is a traditional country side meal in the Valais region of Switzerland. We have it during autumn to celebrate a few seasonal delicacies of our region. The main actor of that meal is fire roasted chestnut and it is accompanied by moût de raisin (the … Read more

William Pear & Thyme

September 18th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (1 Comments)

Going along with the season, we’ve received awesome William pears from the French orchards of the Loire valley. Underneath their fragile skin hides a smooth and juicy flesh delivering that typical William pear fragrance. Yet, when tasting these fruits, remember to do it at room temperature. Cold fruits never render their true features since coldness … Read more

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