Movie: Wood fire baking in Verbier

September 2nd, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (8 Comments)

Decades ago, in my hometown of Verbier, wood fire oven baked sourdough bread was reigning king. Back then, the main activity in our village was farming, not only to make a living but more simply to live. There was one communal oven, called Four Banal in French, and each family had its turn to bake. … Read more

Mumbai: Incredible India!

June 25th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (0 Comments)

My to-do list of travel never started with India. …although Kerala beaches in the south or the snowy mountain of Kashmir always attracted me, in my mind it was more the like of Australia or Brazil…  The odds decided otherwise and I ended up being sent to Mumbai for 2 weeks of work. The nearest … Read more

On March 14th, 2010 – we gathered 25 passionate foodies ranging from professionals to amateurs. The result of the day was simply awesome. We had possibly some of the best chefs in their own field in Hong Kong to bake bread, pizzas, roasted meat and the great apple tart. The people participating at the outing … 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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