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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I’ve been craving my favourite Italian pastries, Cannoli Siciliani, but I wanted to change it up a bit so I decided to take all the flavours and textures of these pastries and make the best summer treat, Italian Ice Cream - Cannoli

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A photo of three Chocolate Sablée-Gelato Ice Cream Sandwiches wrapped in a strip of parchment paper with red and white string displayed on a white rectangular-shaped dessert dish.
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Posted on Friday, 25th May 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

My daughter, Liana, asked if I could prepare a Chocolate Chip Cheesecake for a get together she was attending this week. The request came after what was to have been a quick stop at Costco for a few things and

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A photo of A Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with a Whipped Cream Topping decorated with dark chocolate chips.
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Posted on Friday, 11th May 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been waiting far too long to share this Salted Caramel Semifreddo recipe with you. Combining Italian parfait with Triple-Chocolate Fudge Brownies and Hot Chocolate Sauce? – Happiness meet gluttony! The marriage of sweet and salty doesn’t get any better

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A close up photo of Salted Caramel Semifreddo on a Triple Chocolate Fudge Brownie topped with Hot Chocolate Sauce and a sprinkling of Hazelnut Praline.
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Posted on Friday, 27th April 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

For me, the best part of baking is the magnificent and inviting aroma lingering throughout the house. And it’s not just the amazing aroma that escapes from the oven when baking a cake like this Polenta Cake but it’s also

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A photo of Polenta Cake decorated with whipped Mascarpone Cream and Balsamic and Brown Sugar Strawberries.
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Posted on Friday, 20th April 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve wanted to make a Coconut Cake for some time now but I didn’t want to make the typical white cake or yellow cake for that matter. And I didn’t want to simply layer and decorate with white frosting and shredded coconut.

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A photo of a Coconut Cake layered with Mango Curd and 7-Minute Frosting and decorated with fluffy White Frosting, finely grated white chocolate and mango hearts displayed on a tall, gold cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 9th March 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I was craving one of my favourite dessert combinations, Sweet and Salty and I remembered these, Chocolate-Caramel Cookie Bars my friend Debra (Smith Bites) made a little while back. When Debra posted about them I recall wanting to run into the

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A photo of Salt Caramel dessert, Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars displayed on a white dish.
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