Posted on Friday, 3rd August 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I have a craving for something it seems to be the only thing I can think about. And this week all I could think about was blueberries and pastry. Instead of whipping up my usual fruit tart with crema pasticcera

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Blueberry Tart with crispy sweet pastry, layer of lemon curd and mascarpone cream.
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Posted on Friday, 27th July 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

My publicist reached out to me a few weeks ago with a request, “Would you like to donate a signed copy of your book to a fundraiser, Cookies for Cody?” Without hesitation, my reply was “Of course I would!” Cody’s

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A picture of Cody in his hospital bed.
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Posted on Saturday, 21st July 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love the combination of dark chocolate and raspberries but when I want an extra special chocolate cake I bring out the cherries. Cherries marry well with a lot of flavours, almonds, coffee, orange, vanilla, white chocolate but they pair

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A photo of Chocolate Cake frosted with Chocolate Ganache and decorated with Glazed Cherries with a slice removed and displayed on a pale green frosted glass cake stand.
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Posted on Wednesday, 11th July 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

A couple of weeks ago one of my regular visitors, Ela, reached out with a special request, “Can you feature a copycat recipe for The Cheesecake Factory Fresh Banana Cream Cheesecake?” Ela couldn’t have reached out at a better time

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A close up, cropped photo of Banana Cream Cheesecake with layer of Bavarian Cream and decorated with Whipped Cream on a white cake stand with a black background.
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Posted on Friday, 6th July 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

About a month ago I spotted a bag of Australian Style Gourmet Black Liquorice at my local market. I’m a huge fan of black liquorice and of course I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try a gourmet variety. Well, it

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A photo of two Licorice Crème Brûlée desserts in small black iron pots with lids placed in a row on a black, rectangular slate tile.
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Posted on Friday, 22nd June 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Only one word needed to describe this Mississippi Mud Pie – heaven! Best chocolate recipe – ever. The ultimate chocolate pie. Layers of chocolate goodness, ooey gooey flourless chocolate cake, rich chocolate pudding nestled in a chocolate cookie crust topped with pillowy

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A close up photo taken of a Mississippi Mud Cake aka Muddy Mississippi Cake.
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Posted on Friday, 15th June 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Apricots are so much better cooked than raw and roasting them in a poaching liquid of sweet white wine and vanilla intensifies the sweetness and flavour. Apricots with vanilla can only be described as a match made in heaven. It’s

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A close up photo of an Italian Pastry, Apricot Tart with Crema Diplomatica.
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Posted on Friday, 8th June 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

As promised, I’m finally sharing my recipe for Mango Cheesecake plated with Mascarpone Cream and fresh Fruit Salad. My memory is like a sieve these days. Liana’s social calendar seems to have taken off and she’s been requesting all kinds

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A photo of a slice of Mango Cheesecake plated on a black slate tile with Mascarpone Cream and Fruit salad.
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