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As Foodie Guide called it, it’s “A Cookbook with Heart”  At the end of last year, the cookbook was published under the initiative of Feeding Hong Kong charity. Chefs from Hong Kong, including myself, all coming from different horizon are sharing their recipes in the book. The recipes are nutritious and delicious while keeping the … Read more

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For the past several years, I had a blast pretending to be a fortune teller for the Food and Beverage industry, predicting pseudo trends and dreaming of what would be our industry a year later. It was never meant to be taken to the first degree nor I intended it to be; it was just … Read more

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Foodie Magazine has it spot on with their first edition of 2014! No detox, no diet, no low-carb, it’s full on indulgence with no less than 6 awesome recipes I am sharing!  Among other recipes, my signature candied ginger pan d’oro stuffed with vanilla cream, black truffle croissant and shaved parmesan, porcini … Read more

All hail the Quince!

December 19th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Hong Kong is an amazing place for chefs.  We can get virtually anything we want from the fresh produce markets around the world at almost any time of the year.  Yet, it appears like 90% of the imported fresh produce is dictated by our suppliers.  Convenience? Lack of creativity? Laziness from either party? Or simply … Read more

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A great article on Hong Kong Chef’s reflecting on the us of local organic products on Cathay Pacific Discovery Magazine! Below are some photos of the day we’ve spent at the farm; more photos on the article that you can find on CX Magazine website or inside all Cathay Pacific flights in December!

Layers of Thanksgiving Love

November 28th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Recipes - (4 Comments)
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Pumpkin pie: A concept unknown to my palate until I first moved to the United States of America to work back in 1998, in Colorado Springs. (yes!) And not far behind the unknown pie, there was Thanksgiving, of which I had never heard of. To put things into context, yes, I was literally coming down … Read more

The Icons 2014

November 22nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Books | Charity - (7 Comments)
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The first question Jason Black, mastermind behind the calendar, asked me was “Do you want to be part of a calendar?” I laughed. And me being me thought about those calendars you receive at Christmas from every other companies with random photos of coconuts and tropical islands, and where having your computer desktop calendar synchronized … Read more

A lot more than just a slice!

September 25th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Staring at a beautiful bread loaf straight in the eye is of course very inspiring and it has certainly brought you from the simple breakfast toast or the tentatively French looking Jambon Beurre sandwich to the more complex garlic parsley butter croutons, delicious coconut milk French toast and, of course, to the highly secretive ritual … Read more

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Well, if it was so, I would love to have a taste of the rain it pours!  That oozing looking dessert is an absolute delight for the upcoming warm weather and it is healthy too! The Glycemic Index is kept as low as possible by using mango, passion fruit, egg white and fructose as main … Read more

Time for PASTRY REVOLUTION!

July 16th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Books | Daily life... - (8 Comments)
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That’s the name of the newly launched quality pastry magazine PASTRY REVOLUTION: made in Spain! Pastry Revolution: A massive 180 pages all about pastry – nothing short of a must-have for any patissier out there (especially if you want to learn Spanish!).  For their July/August issue, I have created two desserts, the first one is … Read more

Leave no bread behind.

June 15th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (4 Comments)
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Pretending I am going to teach anyone how to make the best French toast (or pain perdu) on Earth would be way beyond my confidence point as I think there are so many people making it very well out there… at most, I might be able to inspire a different take on the classic dish… … 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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Going to Vietnam, chasing the origin of chocolate, was all nice and beautiful, but then I had to find what to do with it! I received a kilo of single origin Vietnam chocolate, vintage 2010, with 72% cocoa content and after having tasted it, I found that the flavors were very gentle and subtle, yet … Read more

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