Posted on Saturday, 29th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

You already know I’m a huge lover of Italian Pastries. What you may not know (because I’ve hardly talked about it) there’s another pastry in my life. It’s true.  I’ve been unfaithful to my beloved Italian pastries.  I’m also a

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A photo of a bowl of Pain Au Chocolat (Chocolate Croissants) made from homemade Pâte Croissant (Croissant Dough).
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Posted on Tuesday, 25th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I know it’s still winter, but why not welcome spring a little early with Beehive Cupcakes.  These sun coloured Honey-Kissed Yellow Cupcakes with Meringue Icing scream spring. I picked up a copy of the Donna Hay Magazine the other day

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A photo of 2 Beehive Cupcakes (Yellow Cupcakes with Meringue Icing) sprinkled with yellow sanding sugar displayed on a mini cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 21st January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

What is a Profiterole?  A Profiterole is a dessert dish consisting of Pâte à Choux Puffs (Choux Pastry Puffs) filled with Crème Chantilly (Sweetened Whipped Cream flavoured with Vanilla) or Crème Patissiere (pastry cream). The puffs can also be filled

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A photo of a Profiterole with Vanilla Crème Chantilly.
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Posted on Saturday, 15th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Earlier this week I spotted a photo spread at the TasteSpotting blog featuring these scrumptious White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies and I was anxious to try the recipe.  I made a minor change to the recipe, adding hazelnuts and an increased

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A photo of a glass of Milk with White Chocolate, Cranberry and Hazelnut Cookies.
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Posted on Friday, 14th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

My favourite Sweet Indulgence is Italian Pastries especially Cannoli and Cannoncini alla Crema Pasticcera.  If you’re not familiar with Italian Pastries, Cannoncini are Pastry Horns (also called Custard Horns or Cream Horns) filled with velvety Italian Pastry Cream. If you’ve

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A photo of 2 Cannoncini alla Crema Pasticcera, Italian Pastries.
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Posted on Friday, 7th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Chocolate Chantilly is a special Chocolate Mousse.  What makes it so special?  Read on… You may not know this but chocolate is like oil.  Have you ever heard the saying, “never mix oil and water”? Well, the same has been

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A photo of 2 Chocolate Chantilly desserts in glass cups.
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