Posted on Friday, 21st September 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Panna Cotta “cooked cream” is a delicate Italian dessert. The eggless custard is traditionally prepared with a combination of milk and cream, and sugar. It’s classically flavoured with vanilla bean and set with gelatine. The origin of the dessert is

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A photo of two Layered Panna Cotta Desserts with Fresh Berry Compote and Sliced Almonds.
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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, 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 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 Thursday, 31st May 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Crema di Latticello (Buttermilk Cream), quick and easy Italian dessert, is very similar to Panna Cotta but this eggless custard has whipped cream folded in making it extra creamy and light. Exactly what I’m looking for in a Spring or

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A photo of two Buttermilk Cream desserts in glasses with fresh mixed berries, pomegranate seeds and a sprig of mint.
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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 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, 24th February 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love to entertain and these mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cakes are the types of desserts I like to prepare for a cocktail party or a barbecue. I usually make a trio of mini desserts, including a cake option

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Photo of a Reese's Peanut Butter Cake on a cake stand.
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