Posted on Friday, 26th April 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

What is a French Macaron? Traditional macarons are meringue-based French pastries with almonds about three to five cm in diameter. The cookie or shell element of the pastry is smooth on the surface with ruffled edges. The ruffled edge is

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A photo of a stack of French Macarons filled with Raspberry Ganache displayed on a white dessert dish with French Macaron Cookie Pop leaning up against the stack.
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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 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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Posted on Monday, 25th February 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

My husband and I couldn’t be more different, city girl meets small town boy. When we decided to have our home custom built there wasn’t much we agreed upon but there was one thing neither of us could be without,

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A photo taken close up of the interior of a Smores Pie.
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Posted on Friday, 1st February 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

I haven’t made cupcakes in a while and I’ve been craving the taste of sweet, juicy strawberries unfortunately the strawberries at my local market aren’t as sweet and juicy this time of year. Thankfully I tucked a few flats away

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Close up photo of a Strawberry Cupcake with Pink Strawberry Frosting decorated with white sugar pearls in red dotted pink cupcake cup.
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Posted on Wednesday, 30th January 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

If you were to ask me the question, “What’s your favourite thing to bake?” I would answer emphatically, “Cake!” My answer would come as a surprise to those that know me best. Why you ask? Cake decorating – it’s not

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A photo of Pink Ombre Cake decorated with Pink Gum Paste Heart on white cake stand with antique cake server.
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Posted on Friday, 18th January 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

During the holidays I was in charge of preparing the desserts and when my niece, Natalie, requested Lemon Meringue Tart I couldn’t disappoint. Plus whenever I get the chance to prepare a citrus dessert I’m right on it because both

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A photo of Lemon Meringue Tart in a white ceramic tart dish displayed on a white cake stand with a black background.
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Posted on Friday, 11th January 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

After my unexpected and long absence I wanted to come back with an irresistible sweet treat and I thought this Caramel, Peanut Butter Mousse and Chocolate Tart would be the perfect recipe to share. It’s ooey, gooey, sweet, salty and

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A photo taken looking down on a mini Caramel, Peanut Butter Mousse and Chocolate Tart that 's been cut with the slice set off slightly to the right displayed on baking paper with dessert spoon.
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