Posted on Friday, 15th February 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

The elementary school I attended as a little girl is located directly across the street from my childhood home. I shared with you yesterday that everyone in the neighbourhood knew when my mother was making bread because the aroma escaped

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A close up photo of Brioche à Tête au Chocolat on a round wooden cutting board with one roll cut in half showing the chocolate interior.
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Posted on Thursday, 14th February 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

For a long time I prepared yeasted dough using the stand mixer but lately I prefer to prepare it using the traditional method, by hand. There’s something about the process of kneading dough that I find so comforting and relaxing.

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A close up photo of the interior of Brioche Cinnamon Bread.
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Posted on Friday, 7th December 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Have you ever indulged in the thick creaminess of Italian Hot Chocolate? With this cold weather I thought I would share one of the most enticing hot beverages enjoyed in bars across Italy. Bar, hot chocolate? May seem like an

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A picture of Potato Zeppole rolled in cinnamon sugar displayed on a white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 16th November 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Throughout the holiday season I always have a bowl of clementines on my kitchen island, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without them. And it’s also the only citrus fruit my children both enjoy, hallelujah! Having said this, I’ve never thought

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A photo of a basket of clementines used in Clementine Custard.
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Posted on Friday, 31st August 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’m hosting a ladies night soon and I’ve been testing recipes. I’m hoping to have a trio of mini desserts for the ladies to enjoy. And I also want to prepare a couple of different cocktails. White chocolate and raspberries

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A photo of a White Chocolate Raspberry Cupcake frosted with Swiss Meringue Buttercream and decorated with chocolate curls and gold dust.
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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 Thursday, 12th April 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

For me, choosing a favourite among classic desserts like Crème Caramel is nearly impossible. Sort of like swimming upstream…in Jell-O! However, this Crème Caramel is definitely in my “extra special” category because I added mascarpone cheese in the flan giving it a silky

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A photo of a French Dessert, Crème Caramel on a white dessert dish.
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Posted on Friday, 29th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

What do you make for dessert when your air conditioner is on the fritz in the middle of a heat wave? – A simple Italian dessert, Budino alla Vaniglia dressed up with a layer of Gelatina di Mirtilli (Blueberry Jelly)

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A photo of an Italian Dessert, Budino alla Vaniglia layered with Gelatina di Mirtilli (Blueberry Jelly) and topped with Salsa di Mirtilli (Blueberry Sauce) served on small white dessert dishes.
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