Acceptance

September 28th, 2015 | Posted by greg in Charity | Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (0 Comments)

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

Extraordinary brewing stories

July 3rd, 2015 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (4 Comments)

Ever since I came across Young Master Ales, I kind of knew there was more lingering in the air than just wild yeast… Tucked in a quiet corner of Mongkok, The Ale Project otherwise known as TAP is a small, very friendly beer place managed by James. Visiting Young Master Ales Brewery in Ap Lei … Read more

The Harbourfront Feast

April 24th, 2015 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

May 2, 2015 will witness a rare occurrence in Hong Kong. Rare because you get to be fed by 13 talented chefs from 13 different kitchens in one go!  All the chefs met over few days to taste each other’s dishes and to make sure we were all not serving the same thing as well as discussing portion … Read more

forest heartbeat

September 24th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Recipes | Travel - (3 Comments)

The massive forest I love to wander in back home is host to a lot of pine trees, and scattered among them are the very special Silver Pine, or at least that’s how we call them back home. They have such an heavenly fresh pine tree smell (I wonder why!) that it’s very easy to … 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 Taste of the Seven

March 12th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (0 Comments)

In support to Feeding Hong Kong and The School of Rugby, together with Peggy and Anthony, I will have the pleasure to prepare the dessert at A Taste of the Sevens on the 28th of March, right next to the Hong Kong Stadium on the first day of the spectacular and upcoming 2014 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens! … Read more

The Icons 2014

November 22nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Books | Charity - (7 Comments)

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

Bread Elements First Baking Class!

October 1st, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (11 Comments)

Winning the last Eat Your Words event by teaming up with talented Ale Wilkinson in support of FoodLink and boasting an auction price of a baking class for 10 people at Bread Elements was the easy part… Indeed, making it happen in a 6 month young bakery, in full development wasn’t the easiest part at … 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 SPACE – That was the name of the place were The Green Queen Market took place last Saturday and space was pretty much were we ended from 11am to 4pm – in absolute space let me tell you! We should have lasted until 6pm, but we were sold out by 4pm. I am saying … Read more

EAT YOUR WORDS!

June 28th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (2 Comments)

When Jason called me a few months ago to ask me if I was in for a charity event to support Food Link, I had very little idea of what the concept would be, but my answer was yes. And guess what! It turned out to be a phenomenal event held at The Salted Pig… … Read more

ESF Master Chef Grand Final

June 20th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Nearly 400 students coming from different schools within the ESF network joined the Master Chef competition!  And only 8 made it to the final where my old colleagues, friends and myself were invited to be judges. It’s with with Vincent and Herve from Four Seasons and Jeremy from Mirror that we had the difficult task … Read more

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