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

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

It all started with Sonia, as she was yet again, on her way to visit us here in Hong Kong… Sonia is addicted to Nutella, which I can totally relate to as I am in love with the delicious chocolate spread myself, but lately, I have been questioning if Nutella the best we can do … Read more

Deliciousness packed in our new LSA Noriko bowls!   If you ever thought eating granola was only for health-minded people, you might want to reconsider your position with that granola, made for gourmet! It might be the pinch of sea salt or the maple syrup that makes you addicted to that particular granola.  You might … Read more

Oh la la! Gateau au chocolat!

January 8th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Recipes - (10 Comments)

When it comes to food I would choose authenticity over complexity any day. If there is only one chocolate gateau you will do this year, then you’ve got to try that recipe. Served just warm with vanilla ice cream and honeycomb caramel crumbs: ecstatic!   Ingredients 125 gm Roasted almond powder (…or hazelnuts, walnuts…) 280 … Read more

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

Leela’s Cream Cheese at shesimmers.com

December 3rd, 2010 | Posted by greg in Books | Recipes - (7 Comments)

It is truly a great reward to receive positive feedback and comments on any of my cookbooks… But more than words, Leela from the well-regarded blog shesimmers.com has taken it to the next level in actually putting the cream cheese recipe from “Got Cheese?” to the test! Her blog post features great photos and directions … 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

Another strong memories I have to share with you is a very rare sight. The “birth” of a new vine plant. Our family owns a vineyard for more than 60 years (yes, that’s a lot of wine to drink! :) ) and we’re cultivating and vinifying two major kinds of grapes which are growing particularly … Read more

A little taste from home

May 1st, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (1 Comments)

Vacation at home, in Switzerland, are always about family, friends and food. And unless you’re really sick, there is no way to escape any of my family’s delicious cooking – the problem? Weight. You just keep on gaining weight!! :) Of course, I was also very happy to join the efforts and for example, I … Read more

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