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, 2nd November 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I know I know Halloween has come and gone but I woke up Halloween morning to a picture accompanied with a note taped to the coffee pot, “please make these!” I couldn’t deny my daughter, Liana, these easy Halloween treats¬†especially

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A photo of three Ghost Tarts on rectangular-shaped slate board.
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Posted on Friday, 26th October 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Viennoiserie is the term given to yeasted dough sweetened with sugar and enriched with butter and eggs. The two main classifications of Viennoiserie are laminated and non-laminated dough. Danish Pastries and Croissants fall in the laminated category whereas Brioche, Pan

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A photo of Cherry Danishes drizzled with icing cooling on a wire rack.
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Posted on Friday, 28th September 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

For all you die hard Chocolate Lovers these Espresso Truffle Brownies were prepared with you in mind. Definitely not for the faint of heart! Seriously, these are the real deal – ooey, gooey, fudgy chocolate goodness. The espresso enhances the

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A photo of a slab of Espresso Chocolate Brownies with one removed, decorated with whipped cream and a chocolate covered espresso bean, and placed in front.
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Posted on Friday, 14th September 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Do you ever have one of those days when you’re feeling blue for no reason (Chocolate Cream Tartlets to the rescue)? I’ve been having one of those weeks. I think I’m experiencing the “end-of-summer” blues. And whenever I’m feeling a

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A photo of various Chocolate Tartlets on a rectangular-shaped white textured dish.
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Posted on Friday, 7th September 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I was up bright and early this morning making dark chocolate cake donuts. My son, Matt, started the new school year yesterday. He decided in the spring that he wanted to enrol in business school. Unfortunately that means delaying University a

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A photo of Dark Chocolate Cake Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze cooling on a wire rack.
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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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