Sweet baby shower

May 6th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Flowers blossoming and sweetness was all around at a super sweet baby shower – a few highlights to satisfy your eyes and make you hungry!

We’ve planted our Easter garden!

March 14th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)

A few weeks ago, we’ve planted a few seeds of a very special crop, a crop that makes people happy! If flowers could grow in deliciousness, this is what they would look like; we’ve grown carrot cake flowers! This Easter, we are taking a different look at the classic cupcakes. And different is the least … Read more

10 food trends to watch in 2013

January 5th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (11 Comments)

No one can predict the future, neither can I. But according to what I see happening in our kitchens and in other places in town, and after having read a few reports on food trends in other countries, I thought I’d give my 10 cents worth on what I think major food trends will be … Read more

Gold & White Christmas Media Party 2012

December 12th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Christmas is the time where we also thank our friends from the media world for their support all year long. Similarly to last year, we held our party by the pool where we served miniature main courses, canapes and a foie gras station pairing with a tasting of our Sauternes. From the sweet side, this … Read more

Sunday afternoon

December 9th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (11 Comments)

To some people, gloomy skies and lower temperature induces some sort of comfort food craving… If you are one of these people, then you may just want to try the new pastries we’ve created on our afternoon tea. For the chilly season, we’ve put together heartwarming flavors and textures in our creations. On the left … Read more

PINK DAY afternoon tea!

October 24th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (8 Comments)

On October 26, our traditional chocolate sour cherry kiss is turning pink to show our support for the breast cancer pink day!  And yes… turns out it really fits the breast cancer support! ;-) Every day should be a pink day!  

To celebrate this year’s commercial lovely tradition of Valentine’s Day, I thought we had  to give hearts a rest. Instead, I thought nice to give this year’s creation a bit of a floral touch based on the “deeply-in-love” red velvet cake! A long and very thin slice of red velvet cake, the classic type, laying … Read more

Happy Chinese New Year of the Dragon!  Whishing you and your family all the best for the year of the Dragon!

Every year, we review our offering of room amenities. There are some for for every occasion and every taste and here are the highlights of our newest selection. The important part of our amenities is to create something that makes sense to our guest. For example, we wouldn’t come up with a chocolate showpiece for … Read more

Holding a dessert class with the members of the Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service really was a bonding experience. I hope every participants left with a positive dessert experience (…and a few extra pounds!), but more than that, I hope I was able to inspire them to follow a path and reach a goal, no … Read more

Day light afternoon tea photos

July 25th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (13 Comments)

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! :)

Mumbai: Incredible Sweets!

June 26th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (4 Comments)

Fact: Working in pastry in a different country will bring you face-to-face with the local sweets – and I love it! After tasting different kebabs, breads and sauces I was full… but being in India for the first time, I thought there was no such thing as being full! So it was time to dig … Read more

A candied look on Chestnut

November 24th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (4 Comments)

A few weeks ago, Natalie (Hi Natalie :) ) left me a message on Facebook, asking me about marron glace… and a few days later, Moritz was asking me about quality candied lemon peel to make his favorite Lackerli cookies. Chestnuts weren’t a problem to find, but at this time of the year, thick skin … Read more

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