Posted on Friday, 4th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

My daughter, Liana, stocked our refrigerator with an assortment of berries this week.  My favourite way to eat strawberries is really quite simple; I add freshly whipped cream.  But these strawberries had a different destiny in store.  That’s because soon

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A photo of 3 Strawberry Shortcake Trifle desserts garnished with fresh strawberries.
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Posted on Friday, 25th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

The weekend is here and I thought I would make an extra special dessert, White Chocolate Mousse with Blueberry Compote Parfait, for the kids and their friends. Did you know the French word “parfait” means “perfect” in English?  I couldn’t describe

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A photo of White Chocolate Mousse
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Posted on Thursday, 24th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve always been sensitive to the cold (you’d think I’d be used to it by now considering I’ve lived in Canada most of my life) but the last few weeks I can’t get warm enough. Coincidentally neither could the kids.

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A photo taken three Raspberry and Blueberry, Pistachio-Almond Crumble desserts placed in a row, one dessert topped with Vanilla Ice Cream.
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Posted on Saturday, 12th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been drooling over Mowie’s Oreo® Key Lime Pie since he shared his recipe last fall. Unfortunately getting Key Limes in my area has proved to be quite difficult. Imagine my surprise when I finally spotted (or so I thought) a

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A close up photo of an Oreo® Key Lime Pie.
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Posted on Friday, 7th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Chocolate Chantilly is a special Chocolate Mousse.  What makes it so special?  Read on… You may not know this but chocolate is like oil.  Have you ever heard the saying, “never mix oil and water”? Well, the same has been

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A photo of 2 Chocolate Chantilly desserts in glass cups.
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Posted on Friday, 17th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I am a huge fan of easy to make desserts especially desserts that are as flavourful and decadent as this Butterscotch Pots de Crème with Hazelnut Praline. Plus I have ulterior motives for making this Pots de Crème; the recipe requires

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A photo of a Butterscotch Pots de Crème with Hazelnut Praline dessert.
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Posted on Wednesday, 8th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Vanilla-Coconut Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Jelly is the first dessert in a trio of Mini Desserts I plan on serving for my daughter, Liana’s New Year’s Eve party.  I intend to present this trifecta of desserts in a variety of

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A photo of 3 Vanilla-Coconut Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Jelly layered desserts garnished with pomegranate seeds and served in shot glasses.
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Posted on Tuesday, 23rd November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Autumn is a great time to make Chocolate-Hazelnut Self-Saucing Pudding. It’s the quintessential fall dessert; it’s warm, comforting, rich in chocolate and fitting for a cold, rainy day. It was miserable here yesterday, nippy and damp.  I caught a chill

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A photo of 3 Chocolate-Hazelnut Self-Saucing Pudding desserts served in white bowls.
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