We all need Young Masters

June 3rd, 2014 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)
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In a not so far past, beer was called “liquid bread”, the reason being that beer was a simple fermented cereal beverage, and it was never filtered, thus there was solid residue of the cereal left in the liquid, where the name liquid bread. And when I visited Young Masters Ales, a new start-up where Rohit and Ulrich … Read more

To WOM it may concern: It was Stollen!

December 20th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)
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Like with most things in life, there are moments where you feel the passion within and the genuine interest in matters. At times, when writers come to visit us to learn about a certain topic, I feel like it almost turns to boredom for them, no matter how exciting we try to make it, maybe … 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

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Every artisan has its element to work. Writers have paper and pen, musicians have instruments, sculptors have noble wood or stone… and we, bakers have flour – a noble element that requires the same amount of artistry as a sculptor or a painter. For us, quality flours created by the passionate millers are our playground, … Read more

TREND: Is Italian the new French?

April 20th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (10 Comments)
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They are popping up like mushroom after the rain: Italian restaurants are definitely gaining ground with the latest addition of Mario Batali’s Lupa to the already very good Italian scene of Hong Kong… You name it, from the 3-Michelin starred Otto-e-mezzo by Umberto Bombana to the more casual and nonetheless excellent Linguini Fini who made … Read more

In the Pastry Kitchen with Vicki!

February 9th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (5 Comments)

What a day spent together with Vicki from WOM guide in our humble pastry kitchen! For her very original and great column In the Kitchen for WOM guide, Vicki, joined us for the making of a chocolate and yuzu cake anyone could replicate at home. More than the review and secret tips revealed, Vicki posted … Read more

To be or not to be organic?

August 17th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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My new article on WOM guide is live. This time, I thought interesting to address the meaning of organic in today’s commercial world. Too often taken as an easy selling point, the mark of trust that is the organic label if often misused and the end-consumer (us) can’t do anything about it. Read the full … Read more

The future of Macaron

July 14th, 2010 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (1 Comments)
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The latest article I wrote for the WOM guide column “What’s for dessert?” is about our beloved macaron. I am sharing my opinion on the popular sweet and expressing my concerns on the industrial road macarons are following, getting distributed by McDonald France or Starbucks in the US. I just wish macarons could remain what … Read more

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Check out http://www.womguide.com/meet-the-contributors/whats-for-dessert Join me and read my regular column about the pastry world!! Thank you and enjoy! 

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