Geothermal Rye Bread

November 1st, 2015 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (0 Comments)
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Here is one solid question for you: How was the scenery like the last time you’ve crossed a 5000 year old lava stone field? I don’t know about you, but I never thought it would look as good as Hveragerði, a small village 45 minutes’ drive from Reykjavik, south of Iceland, and yes, I (and … Read more

On the cocoa trail in Vietnam

March 8th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (11 Comments)
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On the 19:05 flight to Ho Chi Min City, also known as Saigon, I had very little idea of what I would discover. It was my first visit of Vietnam and my first encounter with the roots of chocolate: Cocoa trees. Visiting the cocoa tree plantation demystified my vision of chocolate, yet, there was still … Read more

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Elisa, the mastermind behind the feel-good effect at Arwana Estate says it herself: “When you step into your villa, you feel like home!” And that’s really and understatement to the point where when you come back from busy Seminyak, you feel like you are in an oasis of calm and luxury. Water is omnipresent, from … Read more

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While sorting the thousands of photos I had from the summer vacation, I found a few on a visit we did in the salt mine of Bex. Knowing the importance of salt in food and particularly baking, I thought nice to share the experience… The little train brought us at 450 meters below Earth’s surface. … Read more

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Walking down the food market of Martigny, in the heart of the Swiss Alps, (also on Twitter!), the town I spent most of my youth at and where I did my bakery apprenticeship was truly remarkable. While living there, you bath in all these delicacies and don’t really bother. All the food is taken for … Read more

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

Only in Taiwan!

August 28th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (0 Comments)

This was my first time in Taiwan. And it was a great trip! Of course, as we mainly stayed in the city, we had to do the “been there, done that” of Taipei. But I’ll skip the tourist part and come straight to food matter, apart from the rental bicycle and a few other matters.  … Read more

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