The different fat side of life

October 27th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (6 Comments)

A few weeks back, I was invited by friends to an evening where the idea was sharing delicious food and great wine. For sure, I wasn’t let down by the wine. As I arrived I discovered several great bottles of wine that I was eager to try, one after the other. Then, next to the … Read more

A tart fit for a King!

January 13th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (4 Comments)

Or a Queen if you’d ask me! I know King’s day has passed, but I wasn’t actually doing King’s tart a few days ago, I was experimenting with puff pastry and butter. To me, this is like when you love playing guitar, for example, not following the notes, just jamming and just for the sake … Read more

Twisted butter

May 3rd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)

Butter as you know it just took another twist you didn’t really expect. In normal preparation, butter is the ingredient that makes baked goods taste better, and yes: it’s better with butter. Yet, thanks to ancestral artisan skills and superbly hand crafted butter from the like of Jean-Yves Bordier, butter is now back to where … Read more

The secret of our viennoiserie: Just add enough love and butter and you’ve got it!   Images worth thousand words, aren’t they?

Breakfast with Pear Financier Brioche

December 20th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (6 Comments)

When I was doing my apprenticeship, this brioche tart was one of the best selling item in the shop. Of course, being the youngest in the team brought me the honor of peeling hundreds of fresh pears! :) But also, I had the chance to eat as many as I wanted. I love them! We … Read more

Croissant Premiere!

September 11th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (3 Comments)

Our croissants have been acclaimed more than once. Credit has to be given to the flour, the butter and the sourdough (yes… sourdough! :) ) but more importantly to our team of bakers producing them day after day with the same consistency and love. Here is a one minute movie I shot with my Nikon … Read more

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