Posted on Friday, 7th June 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

With summer around the corner I thought I would share an Italian frozen dessert, semifreddo. My son, Matt loves lemon (eats them like oranges) and although he doesn’t generally appreciate lemon desserts I thought I might be able to tempt

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Photo of three Honey-Lemon Semifreddo desserts garnished with fresh blackberries and Limoncello bubble sugar displayed on white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 24th May 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Two things prompted me to make this classic Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, the sweet smell of pineapple every time I walked passed the kitchen island and believe it or not I’ve never enjoyed a slice before, the allure of sweet and

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A cropped and close up photo of Pineapple Upside-Down Cake displayed on white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 3rd May 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Chiacchiere, sweet pastry fried until crispy and dusted with confectioners’ sugar, is traditionally prepared for Italian Carnevale. These Venetian Fried Pastries or Italian fritters go by different names, Crostoli, Cenci, Bugie, Cioffe, Frappe, Fiochetti, Sfrappole, and Galani, depending on the region in which they are

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A photo of Chiacchiere on a white rectangle shaped serving dish.
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Posted on Saturday, 13th April 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Marshmallows, puffy, light and spongy, melt-in-the-mouth sweet treat gets a little more indulgent with the addition of rum, peach schnapps and strawberry purée. These pink pillows of goodness remind me of my favourite poolside cocktail, the strawberry daiquiri with a

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A close up photo of three Boozy Strawberry Marshmallows.
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Posted on Friday, 5th April 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

Growing up we always had boxes of Neapolitan ice cream in the freezer; it was my papa’s favourite. I’ve been missing him more than usual lately. He had a remarkable quiet strength and when he hugged me, the weight of

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A close up photo of a Neapolitan Mousse Cake garnished with Dark Chocolate Ganache and fresh strawberry.
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Posted on Friday, 15th March 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love the simplicity of this Baked Lemon Pudding. Having said this, please don’t let the simplicity fool you into thinking this is just a plain pudding. By infusing the zest into the cream it adds a completely different dynamic

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A photo taken looking down on Baked Lemon Custard in a white flan dish.
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Posted on Friday, 8th March 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

For the longest time the one item that was guaranteed to land in my grocery basket was bananas but for the last six months I can probably count on one hand how many times I’ve purchased them. They were back

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A close up photo of Chocolate Banana Bread with two cut slices exposing interior.
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Posted on Tuesday, 5th March 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I was out in the working world, it wasn’t unusual to receive a late afternoon call from my sister and she would ask, “Coffee Time?” My answer – an emphatic yes! We both stopped what we were doing, hopped

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A photo taken looking down on a Blueberry-Almond Streusel Coffee Cake with a few cut slices displayed on wire rack place on marble pastry board..
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