Bread Elements First Baking Class!

October 1st, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)
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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

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A few month ago, a bunch of talented chefs came together to cook a dinner for more than 300 people to raise funds for the Room-to-Read charity. The event ended in an unprecedented success and I was really proud to be part of it. One of the auction price to raise funds was a pastry … Read more

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Nearly six months after the filming, the show finally aired over the week-end! If you missed it, check it out here and if you want to jump right into the lemon tart part, click on the minute 32 from the timeline. For those who missed the story, that dessert was made of 100% local and … Read more

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Nearly 4 months ago, Selena, from the now famed l’Atelier du Gout, asked me to hold yet another class and I’ve got really excited with all the things I wanted to share… I couldn’t just come up with a cake making class where I would demonstrate how to whip up a mousse, set it in … Read more

Unless you’re preparing a classic rum-raisin ice cream or an apple strudel, you will seldom find raisins in modern dessert menu. Raisins have become more of a nutritional snack rather than a gastronomical experience like it was once. Gourmet chefs rather try to get creative by using specialty raisins such as muscadet raisins or other … Read more

L’Atelier du Gout photos!

August 22nd, 2010 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo - (0 Comments)

Selena is the engine of  l’Atelier du Gout. She prepared everything and more for the class we held last Saturday. And yesterday I’ve got a suprise on my desk from Selena, a CD full of great shots from the class. Here are a few handpicked ones that I really like! Thank you Selena! :)

On my way to l’Atelier du Gout this morning, I would have never guessed the quality of fruits I was about to find there. Beautiful ripe apricots, raspberries, but real raspberries like there is in my Mom’s garden, so fragile that the slightest touch will damage them. (not like some Dri…. brand I will not … Read more

For 2 half days, we had the luck to host yet another great baking class at the fine l’Atelier Du Gout facilities. With the help of Selena, Johnny and all the team – Mark and myself really had fun doing the class. We baked four kind of breads from scratch, including 2 sourdough breads. We … Read more

“Atelier Du gout” Baking Demo

November 25th, 2009 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo - (15 Comments)

The baking demo at the excellent L’atelier du Gout, was a great success and I can understand the so many questions from the passionate bakers attending the class. One of the question was about the stone to be used in a home oven. Using a stone in home baking makes a big difference to your … Read more

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