Inside the Banh mi

November 21st, 2014 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (7 Comments)

Another great trip to Ho Chi Minh City had me finally taking a much closer look at the infamous Bánh mì, the quintessential Vietnamese sandwich born from the French colonial occupation. A simple preparation in which all sorts of meat, pate, melted “butter”, spring onion and other vegetables are stuffed in a thin-crusted pillow-like baguette. … Read more

Helping October

October 27th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (0 Comments)

No matter how and what we do, as long as we do it with our heart, every little helps.  During October, you might have noticed a little pink ribbon on the front page of this blog, a simple way for me to help raising awareness for breast cancer. The world seems to be in so … Read more


After posting that photo of braided bread on Instagram, shot for Eat&Travel magazine video, Michael, culinary genius behind Concept Creations group of restaurants, notably from their newest venture, Souvla restaurant, sent me a message to discuss about a special bread… having seen a lot of breads around the world, I wasn’t expecting much… very little I knew … Read more

The Harvest Feast 2014

April 10th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (1 Comments)

Seeing an hail storm falling on Hong Kong, destroying windows and flooding multiple parts of the city is incredibly rare and VERY worrisome when you are just a few days away from the Harvest Feast 2014… It poured all week long, yet, on that Saturday April 5th, the sun gave us one of his most … Read more

A Taste of the Seven

March 12th, 2014 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (0 Comments)

In support to Feeding Hong Kong and The School of Rugby, together with Peggy and Anthony, I will have the pleasure to prepare the dessert at A Taste of the Sevens on the 28th of March, right next to the Hong Kong Stadium on the first day of the spectacular and upcoming 2014 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens! … Read more


As Foodie Guide called it, it’s “A Cookbook with Heart”  At the end of last year, the cookbook was published under the initiative of Feeding Hong Kong charity. Chefs from Hong Kong, including myself, all coming from different horizon are sharing their recipes in the book. The recipes are nutritious and delicious while keeping the … Read more


The team at Zen Organic Farm must be doing something right as I keep being amazed at every visit. I can’t put myself together to organize birthday gathering for our son in some function rooms with a sad clown, a jumping castle, balloons and the odd HAPPY BIRTHDAY sign on the wall (in case people … Read more


For the past several years, I had a blast pretending to be a fortune teller for the Food and Beverage industry, predicting pseudo trends and dreaming of what would be our industry a year later. It was never meant to be taken to the first degree nor I intended it to be; it was just … Read more


HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Foodie Magazine has it spot on with their first edition of 2014! No detox, no diet, no low-carb, it’s full on indulgence with no less than 6 awesome recipes I am sharing!  Among other recipes, my signature candied ginger pan d’oro stuffed with vanilla cream, black truffle croissant and shaved parmesan, porcini … Read more

All hail the Quince!

December 19th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Hong Kong is an amazing place for chefs.  We can get virtually anything we want from the fresh produce markets around the world at almost any time of the year.  Yet, it appears like 90% of the imported fresh produce is dictated by our suppliers.  Convenience? Lack of creativity? Laziness from either party? Or simply … Read more


A great article on Hong Kong Chef’s reflecting on the us of local organic products on Cathay Pacific Discovery Magazine! Below are some photos of the day we’ve spent at the farm; more photos on the article that you can find on CX Magazine website or inside all Cathay Pacific flights in December!

Layers of Thanksgiving Love

November 28th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Recipes - (4 Comments)

Pumpkin pie: A concept unknown to my palate until I first moved to the United States of America to work back in 1998, in Colorado Springs. (yes!) And not far behind the unknown pie, there was Thanksgiving, of which I had never heard of. To put things into context, yes, I was literally coming down … Read more

The different fat side of life

October 27th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (6 Comments)

A few weeks back, I was invited by friends to an evening where the idea was sharing delicious food and great wine. For sure, I wasn’t let down by the wine. As I arrived I discovered several great bottles of wine that I was eager to try, one after the other. Then, next to the … Read more

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