The persimmon secret

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

forest heartbeat

September 24th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Recipes | Travel - (3 Comments)
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The massive forest I love to wander in back home is host to a lot of pine trees, and scattered among them are the very special Silver Pine, or at least that’s how we call them back home. They have such an heavenly fresh pine tree smell (I wonder why!) that it’s very easy to … Read more

OSAKA!

May 16th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (1 Comments)
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Between May 21st and May 25th the season will be just right to whip up an array of cakes, pastries, cookies and other desserts at the Ritz Carlton Osaka, in Japan. Seasonal ingredients include cherries, strawberries and the amazing Miyasaki Mango! For your eyes only, here is a little glance of what we’re going to put … Read more

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After posting that photo of braided bread on Instagram, shot for Eat&Travel magazine video, Michael, culinary genius behind Concept Creations group of restaurants, notably from their newest venture, Souvla restaurant, sent me a message to discuss about a special bread… having seen a lot of breads around the world, I wasn’t expecting much… very little I knew … Read more

Stranded in New York with Sandy

November 2nd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (6 Comments)
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The Big Apple never fails to impress! I am posting this from New York City where I am stranded…. One of the most exciting event in my career was set to take place in New York on October 30th where I was invited to cook some desserts for a very special event. It was planned … Read more

Orchard's fruits, balsamic cider dressing, sorrel oil, malt crumble, cider ice cream, lemon zest

With Autumn pouring its orchard fruits on us, inspiration is knocking on the door every day! Joshua and Caleb from Twins Kitchen visited us for an informal chat and a little work around rye sourdough and the above dessert. I loved the way the Twins approached the filming and the way we chatted along the … Read more

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Hang on! The future chefs of Hong Kong are on their way!  Together with star chefs such as Ricky Cheung (張錦祥), Tony Cheng (鄭相賢) from the newly opened Le Salon and Michelin starred The Drawing Room, or Martin Yan’s very own protege Christian Yang (楊尚友) the man behind BangBangPanPan, we are definitely on a serious … Read more

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Away from our usual high-end cocktails, edgy desserts or decadent fashion shows, we had a great fun event, which was really entertaining and good to see for us, as chefs. TLC (Travel and Living Channel – from Discovery Channel) had their Hong Kong relaunch party, so we had the chance to meet and welcome Bob … Read more

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