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, 30th November 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Crazy, busy week, I felt like I barely had enough time to breathe! But, I didn’t want to let a week go by without posting, especially since we’re heading into the holiday season. Everyone is so busy at this time

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A close up photo looking down on Mini Apple Tarte Tatins.
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Posted on Friday, 23rd November 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I hope all of our American friends enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration. Christmas is on the way and I’ve been busy thinking of dessert ideas for the holidays. Liana is kicking off the season getting together with a few friends

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A photo of Chocolate-Gingerbead Cake topped with Mascarpone Frosting displayed on a white cake stand with Gingerbread Cupcakes displayed in front.
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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, 9th November 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

We celebrated Liana’s (my daughter) 21st birthday this week and I wanted to prepare an extra special birthday cake. Liana’s usual request is my typical Red Velvet Layer Cake. Typical wasn’t working for me this time especially for this momentous

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A photo taken looking down on Red Velvet Cheesecake displayed on green cake plate decorated with Vanilla Bean Swiss Meringue Buttercream rosettes.
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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, 19th October 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Chocolate and pumpkin? Who would’ve thought it could taste so good? Definitely not me. I have to admit I’m not a huge pumpkin dessert lover (in fact, I don’t like pumpkin desserts) but this Chocolate Pumpkin Cake changed my mind.

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A close up photo of a Chocolate Cake with Pumpkin decorated with orange-tinted Vanilla Bean-Swiss Meringue Buttercream displayed on a white cake stand.
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