Posted on Friday, 30th April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Pavlova, a slice of heaven on a plate!  One of my favourite shows, MasterChef Australia, kicked off their second season with Donna Hay as the guest judge.  The contestants had to create the Best Pavlova using Donna’s recipe. I’ve never

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A close up photo of a pavlova decorated with strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries.
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Posted on Thursday, 29th April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been testing Gourmet Cupcake Recipes for my niece’s bridal shower and I must say I think these Deep-Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes are going to be very hard to beat. This week has just flown by, the weather is finally starting

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A close up photo of 3 deep-chocolate brownie cupcakes decorated with purple fondant flowers and a purple ribbon.
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Posted on Tuesday, 27th April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

The Good – Classic Blackberry Financiers, The Bad – Orange Zeppole.  The Financiers have become a new family favourite.  It will make a great addition to our Italian Wedding Cookie Tray. It’s been quiet around the house the last two

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A close up photo of Zeppole inside a pink patterned paper fold.
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Posted on Friday, 23rd April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Just a quick update, we have launched our Image Gallery in the Photography page. Liana has been hard at work studying for final exams and she took a little breather today and added some of her food photos. We hope

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A close up photo of fresh strawberries.
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Posted on Friday, 23rd April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

No Bake Cheesecake is my signature dessert. It’s a quick and easy dessert, light and fluffy and everyone loves it. So what’s the problem?  Everyone loves it a little too much! I’ve been making this No Bake Cheesecake for over

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A close up photo of a no bake cherry cheesecake dessert.
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Posted on Wednesday, 21st April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Cicerchiata is one of my favourite Italian desserts, so light and fluffy.  It has many names, Struffoli, Pignolata and Chiacchiere just to name a few, depending on the region you hail from. My family is from Monteferrante, a small town

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A close up photo of a light blue bowl containing cicerchiata, small sweet pastry balls coated with chocolate honey.
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Posted on Monday, 19th April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

The Cupcake, you can dress it up and take it anywhere, especially these Orange Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Icing and Sugared Orange Peel.  The perfect gourmet cupcake that is sure to please! My niece, V, is getting married this summer

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A photo of 3 white cupcakes with white frosting decorated with sugared orange peel sitting on top of a white, long narrow plate that has 2 pieces of green ribbon with small yellow flowers crisscrossed on the plate.
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Posted on Friday, 16th April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

White Chocolate Pots de Crème with Blueberry Sauce and Hazelnut Florentines is the perfect dinner party dessert.  I love to entertain family and friends and I am always on the hunt for a dessert recipe that is not too difficult

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A photo of a white rectangular dish containing 2 white bowls of white chocolate pots de creme with blueberry sauce, along side a white, gold rimmed plate with 5 florentine cookies, along side a white linen napkin with a blue flower pattern with 2 silver spoons.
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