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the restaurant

cooking is an endless quest for perfection
in the kitchen

Note #1 – On cooking and perfection

By On September 22, 2012

"Cooking is an endless quest for perfection; it is at the same time never reached and always there." — Julien Vaché

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basil pdf
la pâtisserie

She fell in love with… #5

By On August 19, 2012

Guys, it’s eight pm. And I’m sitting in my bed. Looking at the sun playing hide-and-seek through the City. Perhaps, I took a picture with my phone. And one with my minolta… Read More

blackberry tart
memories

Bonjour juillet

By On July 13, 2012

[Hello July] It’s raining. And somehow, we’re once again having winter in July. It seems to be a standard these days. And really, I could just write a letter to July. Not… Read More

rosehip rain
le marché

Eglantine

By On March 29, 2011

[Rosehip] No matter how hard I try, I can’t get over the fact it took me twenty-five years to realise that the églantine [rosehip] I use on a daily basis at the restaurant… Read More

pastry
memories

The end has no end

By On February 23, 2011

Last night, I said goodbye to a kitchen. As I was cleaning, I realised it would be the very last time. And I just couldn’t bring myself to live the space that… Read More

mise en place
memories

I love you like chocolate cake

By On January 19, 2011

I wake up to darkness, sleepy faces, and cold winds. I go home to darkness, empty streets, and many thoughts. In between, there is flour. And sugar. And butter. Lots of each.… Read More