BOOKS: 2016 Edition is LIVE!

February 15th, 2016 | Posted by greg in Books | Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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I must confess, it took a while (read AGES!) to have 3 of my books finally republished, but it was finally done last month and they are now available to order in Hong Kong and all over the world! The most reliable and economical way to order the books is on this very blog, by … Read more

Acceptance

September 28th, 2015 | Posted by greg in Charity | Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Great food takes time – even food for thought for that matter! This has never been so true as with the recently published “A Platter of Love” book in which I had the honor to participate with seven other talented chefs. Under the initiative of Angliss, we held photo sessions and classes 4 years ago when I … Read more

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A very interesting fact here is that while drafting this column, the dictionary for spell check couldn’t find the word permaculture. Back home, my brother is converting his vineyard into a permaculture one, which takes years to accomplish in order to bring back the life to the soil beneath the plants, drenched by too many years … Read more

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As Foodie Guide called it, it’s “A Cookbook with Heart”  At the end of last year, the cookbook was published under the initiative of Feeding Hong Kong charity. Chefs from Hong Kong, including myself, all coming from different horizon are sharing their recipes in the book. The recipes are nutritious and delicious while keeping the … Read more

The Icons 2014

November 22nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Books | Charity - (7 Comments)
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The first question Jason Black, mastermind behind the calendar, asked me was “Do you want to be part of a calendar?” I laughed. And me being me thought about those calendars you receive at Christmas from every other companies with random photos of coconuts and tropical islands, and where having your computer desktop calendar synchronized … Read more

LAYERS launch at Towngas!

January 14th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Books | Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (0 Comments)
...and my take on savory classics like Egg Benedict!

On January 27th, we will be launching my latest book LAYERS at Towngas Cooking Center! During the 1.5 hours demonstration organized by my publisher Wan Li Book, I will show and explain 2 recipes from the book; the mango pecan mille-feuille and Vianna’s Egg Benedict! There is space for 70 people (they can accommodate so … Read more

LAYERS: My new book released today!

December 3rd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Books | Daily life... - (13 Comments)
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Bread brings together the four elements of nature… The Earth where our wheat grows and our salt nurtures, the Water who hydrates every dough and every plants; the Air where our natural yeast evolves, lifting our loaves; and the Fire from the sun who ripens our cultures and provides heat to our earth ovens. Baking … 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

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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

18+ only pastries!

September 11th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (12 Comments)
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Ahah! Naughty you! I bet you expected to see suggestive shapes of cakes and desserts! Maybe one day, but right now, sorry to disappoint you, the pastries are rated 18+ for a different reason… Those pastries are packed with either wine, spirits, eau-de-vie, you name it and if you try a few, you’ll realize why … Read more

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Welcome! …ok… it looks cool and everything, but it’s nothing like JK Rowling’s book launch, you know… But hey, you know what? I bet she didn’t have the kind of breads we had at the book launch. (although, in all good spirit, I don’t think she cares! lol ) For La Boulangerie press event, we … Read more

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Holding a dessert class with the members of the Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service really was a bonding experience. I hope every participants left with a positive dessert experience (…and a few extra pounds!), but more than that, I hope I was able to inspire them to follow a path and reach a goal, no … Read more

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At home, we have a few random plants of oats, wheat and rye growing around the house… it’s pretty, but more  than that, it reminds my family of the old days when they used to have entire fields of wheat and rye. Back then, it wasn’t made to be pretty but rather to make a … Read more

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