As with everything I undertake, I want to give it my own touch, make it different, infuse it with what I have learnt and seen in my life and world.
After six months of preparation for La Magie, we reached a conclusion that was somewhat different from the original idea. However, the very first idea, the one to spread love to everyone, still remains. It is ingrained in the name, La Magie, our philosophy has always been to share love and magic, and for all those in close proximity have the opportunity to be a part of this.
Macau Design Centre was the venue for the party of two great artists Xiang Jing and Qu Guangci, couple behind X+Q, to celebrate their new corner shop in My Good Goods Creative Store on the 22nd of May. I was excited to be asked to provide the canapés at the event and curious as to […]
I learned piano as a child. About 6 or 7 years ago I decided to try playing the guitar. When I was small I started off with pastry after that I went into cooking and cuisine. The period in between, from pastry to cooking, coincided with my shift from piano to guitar, and I think […]
Maquette is celebrating two years of bringing the best of Europe to Macau and will be collaborating with experts to bring you a series of workshops this summer focusing on the art of living to enchant our senses. French fitness expert Ludy Pottier leads a workshop to help you find your balance and excel in […]
Maquette is celebrating two years of bringing the best of Europe to Macau and will be collaborating with experts to bring you a series of workshops this summer focusing on the art of living to enchant our senses.
When I lived in Italy I followed local traditions and would have a few shots of espresso everyday. The flavour of that coffee was very different to anything I had tasted anywhere else. When I returned to Macau I missed my daily espressos and set off in search for beans to get that Italian style […]
Oulala Floral Masterpiece Exhibition opening night at the Macau Design Centre in late April was the stuff (weird!) dreams are made of. When Oulala was planning their 5th anniversary celebration founder Carole Delavelle got in touch with me to come up with a canapé menu for the event. We spent a lot of time thinking […]
I spent a few years teaching people how to cook, I enjoy teaching people, it makes me a better chef. When I prepare to give a class I push myself to really know the meaning behind what I teach, I study a lot, and I read a lot of books. When you need to explain […]
I grew up watching a Japanese cartoon (伙頭智多星) about cooking and still do today. It was on TV every Sunday morning at 10am, so I always made sure to wake up early to watch. It’s about a talented 10-year-old boy taking over his father’s business in a restaurant. The show is all about his process […]
During the final examinations in Italy all the students were given a different topic, picked out of a lucky draw, for me it happened to be bacalhau, salty codfish with red bell pepper flan called “Sformato di peperoni con baccalà mantecato” As bacalhau is something different from Macau, I wanted to add my own touch, […]