The persimmon secret

December 14th, 2015 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Recipes - (0 Comments)

Without a doubt, I have always misunderstood persimmon. It probably comes from my stay in some nice hotel in South East Asia where unripe persimmon were placed in my room as an amenity many years ago. Not knowing what these were and dressed with the same immaculate color as the well known orange, I sliced … Read more

Cucurbita Moschata you said?!

November 13th, 2015 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Surely, there is something better that can be done with pumpkin other than a hideous “venti skinny pumpkin spice soy milk latte” ? ;) I am a fan of butternut squash since forever; that soup, with grilled scallops in beurre noisette and garlic-parsely toasted bread my mother made is just anchored deep inside. Call me an old … Read more

Not only famous in Hong Kong for being amongst the finest burgers in town, but soon to open abroad too, it’s at the Butcher’s Club that I will present and cook my take on burger and since I come from the pastry world, I also created a rather stunning bacon profiterole to fit the ambiance!  … 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

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!

Along came Sangrita Verde

July 26th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

I was yet again sneaking out of my pastry, lurking over the shoulders of our Mexican guest chefs and bar tender, in quest of that little je ne sais quoi that would inspire me to create… The power of ideas is often underestimated. Ideas are the birth place of innovation and this is what define … Read more

Summer afternoon tea launched

July 3rd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (18 Comments)

Not that you need any excuses to hide away from the crazy outdoor heat these days, but our new afternoon tea will surely help you to cool down! ;-) On the left hand-side, the sour cherry kiss is a delectable fluffy sour cherry foam piped on a shortbread and filled with a sour cherry semi-pris, … Read more

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