The fabulous destiny of red currant

September 5th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (4 Comments)
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We should all keep a Polaroid photo of the first time we tasted fresh red currant! Yes, everything that is growing as a shinny attractive candy-red grape, isn’t as sweet as what it looks like… Yet, the flavor of groseille with its powerful tart acidity can be one of the most delicate addition to your … Read more

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Every artisan has its element to work. Writers have paper and pen, musicians have instruments, sculptors have noble wood or stone… and we, bakers have flour – a noble element that requires the same amount of artistry as a sculptor or a painter. For us, quality flours created by the passionate millers are our playground, … Read more

Jammin’ with the Roses!

July 9th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Recipes - (11 Comments)
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The following post has been published in 2010, when we had the visit of Chef Helal in our kitchens. After the hacking of my blog, all the photos from this post were lost along with many others… I re-did the jam today because I think it’s really worth sharing such an interesting recipe. Also, I … Read more

Autumn / winter afternoon tea

November 12th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (16 Comments)
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We’ve just been through another intensely sweet brainstorming session to create our autumn/winter afternoon tea. I never thought of putting words on the creative process as it usually starts with a draft on paper, and as it should be, is happening in the pastry kitchen. So we generally don’t extend ourselves academically on our creative … Read more

Day light afternoon tea photos

July 25th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (13 Comments)
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It’s always good to keep record of what we did in the past. It’s even better when the photos are great, and there is nothing like day light to add life into your food! Our current afternoon tea silver stand won’t disagree…   Good afternoon! :)

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