Summer Sundae 2013 Preview

April 23rd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (3 Comments)
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We’re still baking rhubarb tarts and starting to tackle Gariguette strawberries, but it’s never too late to get ready with our Summer Sundae; a few photos to keep your taste buds chilled this summer! If you look at the back of the affogato you will spot a basket of vanilla chouquette, made with the best … Read more

Along came Sangrita Verde

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

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I am not sure if Earth started turning the other way around yesterday, but this is how it felt every time we dug another hole to plant dragon fruit trees. On that Saturday, which happened to be Tuen Ng festival otherwise known as dragon boat festival, we joined the efforts of Ping, Joey and their … Read more

Respect your roots – Eat Local!

July 21st, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)
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A while ago I had the chance to participate to the great WOM Guide Panel series as a member of the discussion panel. The topic was to debate whether Hong Kong was yet an international food destination in itself or not. My point of view was clear; Hong Kong needs to have more local specialties … Read more

Summer afternoon tea launched

July 3rd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (12 Comments)
Sour Cherry Kiss: Sable base, sour cherry semi-pris and sour cherry fluff covered in thin dark chocolate.

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

It’s Sundae! Let’s eat!!

June 22nd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (6 Comments)
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I will avoid the ” The summer is here and it’s hot” line and go straight to the point: It’s Sundae time! To keep your body and spirit cool this summer, we’ve created a series of Sundae with a little twist… If you ask me what’s the philosophy behind those Sundaes, it’s very simple: When … Read more

Sharing a platter of love

May 31st, 2011 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (4 Comments)

It’s all in the name… …the name “A platter of love” reflects perfectly what the day was all about… Before talking about the actual day, I’d like share my views on participating to charities. Every time, doing charity work brings me tremendous satisfaction. No matter how old I get, it teaches me to be humble, … Read more

Coconut Yogurt Bonbon

May 27th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Recipes - (4 Comments)
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In my younger days (wow… it makes me feel old!) I would have given anything to be able to grasp an ounce of candy, chocolate, chewing gum, just anything sweet… On coming Sunday, I will join a charity event where I will hold a pastry class for 15 students. These young people aged between 15 … Read more

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Summer is pointing its nose and with it, we’re all looking at spending countless hours by the pool, being lazy and taking all the time in the world to move a toe. Ok… maybe that’s just me… but anyway, if you happen to eat your nicely grilled lobster quesadillas by the pool, then there is … Read more

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