You’ve NEVER seen wafers before this!

September 17th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (8 Comments)

At first, I was like you. I freaked out seeing the massive cast iron tool thinking how painful and gruesome it would have been to be punished with it… That was until my brother Sebastien opened wide the gigantic press to reveal a beautiful and very impressive iron carving dating no younger than 1759. Wow! … Read more

On the long flight back to Hong Kong from my native Valais, my son Clement watched countless movies and cartoon on his screen. As I was seating next to him, I couldn’t help to notice that friendly big orange furry peanut on his screen… he was watching Dr. Seuss’s Lorax. In itself, it was 86 … Read more

Typically, you walk in your favorite superstore, choose, pay and go home with food. Every other step I took in the wilderness surrounding my home town of Verbier brought me flashback of absolute perfection in terms of taste. No, the food wasn’t a secret recipe that my Grand-Ma whispered to my Mom (although there are … Read more

Movie: Wood fire baking in Verbier

September 2nd, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (8 Comments)

Decades ago, in my hometown of Verbier, wood fire oven baked sourdough bread was reigning king. Back then, the main activity in our village was farming, not only to make a living but more simply to live. There was one communal oven, called Four Banal in French, and each family had its turn to bake. … Read more

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