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

Several month ago, I embarked myself together with other chefs as a “Chef in the Community” for the Feeding Hong Kong initiative. There was a few things that were asked from the participating chefs, notably sharing a few recipes that could be interesting in terms of taste and possible to realize with limited ingredients and … 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

Well, if it was so, I would love to have a taste of the rain it pours!  That oozing looking dessert is an absolute delight for the upcoming warm weather and it is healthy too! The Glycemic Index is kept as low as possible by using mango, passion fruit, egg white and fructose as main … Read more

Time for PASTRY REVOLUTION!

July 16th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Books | Daily life... - (8 Comments)

That’s the name of the newly launched quality pastry magazine PASTRY REVOLUTION: made in Spain! Pastry Revolution: A massive 180 pages all about pastry – nothing short of a must-have for any patissier out there (especially if you want to learn Spanish!).  For their July/August issue, I have created two desserts, the first one is … 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

I have been thinking for a while on how to start this post. It’s always the same with intense moments… so I guess the best way is to say it simply: Yesterday was officially my last working day at the Four Seasons Hotel! Yes, I am embarking in a new fantastic adventure, chasing my lifelong … 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!

Easter Cupcakes on TVB!

March 22nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (6 Comments)

A week ago, it was my son Clement who was on TVB, eating cupcakes glutinously. On Saturday night, 23rd of March, it’s my turn, but nothing for me to indulge with as I was busy making Easter cupcakes on the show! The tricky part wasn’t really to make the cupcake, but to come up with … Read more

Amazing Wood Fire Baking

February 11th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (4 Comments)

This is easily one of the best baking day I’ve had in a very long time… Several months ago, my friend Ping from Zen Organic Farm showed me plans to build a brand new brick oven, I thought I was dreaming… Have a look here to see the photos of the building process. We are … Read more

If you look at it from a different angle, happiness doesn’t require any material things… or maybe, it does… if you call chocolate cream material, then yes… a substantial material with an ephemeral life, like butterflies – no, no relation here, except that both are beautiful! :) A week ago, I was asked to post … Read more

2012 International Chef’s Day

October 28th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (2 Comments)

October 23, a public holiday in Hong Kong where most people gather with family and friends for a day filled with happiness! Reality has it different for the residents of Fu Hong Society and Hong Chi Association whom both take great care of people and especially children with mental and physical disabilities. They don’t necessarily have a … 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

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