Posted on Friday, 24th June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love my Italian Pastries and I love Gourmet Cupcakes (who doesn’t?)!  I decided to take the flavours and textures that I love from two of my favourite desserts, Cannoli Siciliani and Cupcakes and roll them into one amazing gourmet Cannoli Cupcake.  I filled moist Vanilla

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A photo of 3 Cannoli Cupcakes placed in a row, one behind the other, decorated with tiny cannoli.
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Posted on Wednesday, 22nd June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I threw my apron in the air and did a little victory dance after I pulled out my first tray of Amaretti. Finally, after all the failed attempts (too embarrassed to reveal how many), I was successful!  Sweet, soft and

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A photo of Italian Amaretti Cookies displayed on a white rectangular dish.
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Posted on Friday, 17th June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve made this Crostata di Fragole con Crema Pasticcera e Chantilly, Strawberry Tart, with Pastry Cream lightened with freshly Whipped Cream} twice in the last two days.  It’s quite unfortunate that I’ve not been able to enjoy a slice of the

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A photo of an Italian Dessert, Crostata di Fragole con Crema Pasticcera e Chantilly {Strawberry Tart} displayed on a white cake stand.
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Time just flew by this week; I can’t believe it’s the weekend already.  I’ve been busy baking all week.  I had a little mishap in the kitchen on Monday; I burned my hand terribly when I was deep frying Cannoli

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A photo of three Italian Cakes, Charlotte con Mousse di Cioccolato Bianco e Lamponi on a white dish, displayed in a row one behind the other.
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Posted on Friday, 3rd June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

My daughter, Liana, has been all over me in the last couple of weeks about all the little containers of leftover melted chocolate and toasted nuts I have in the fridge.  That’s what I get for asking her to clean

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A photo of Salame al Cioccolato (Chocolate Salami) hanging and decorated to resemble Savoury Salami.
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Posted on Thursday, 2nd June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

With the warm weather finally here all I can think about is summer entertaining and this simple Italian Dessert, Torta di Fragole e Crema Soffice di Yogurt is the perfect ending to a summer barbecue. Not only is it light

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A photo of Torta di Fragole e Crema Soffice di Yogurt (Yogurt Mousse Cakes with Strawberries) dessert garnished with a swirl of Sweetened Whipped Cream, fresh strawberries and a chocolate heart.
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