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 Thursday, 17th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’m on the hunt for new and simple cookie recipes.  Why?  Well, it’s because it’s that time of year again.  Time for bridal showers!  My first sighting? These Spiced Honey Fingers.  I hoped they would be delicious enough to add to the

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A photo of Spiced Honey Fingers decorated with white and yellow Cookie Icing.p on a wire cooling rack.
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Posted on Tuesday, 25th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I know it’s still winter, but why not welcome spring a little early with Beehive Cupcakes.  These sun coloured Honey-Kissed Yellow Cupcakes with Meringue Icing scream spring. I picked up a copy of the Donna Hay Magazine the other day

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A photo of 2 Beehive Cupcakes (Yellow Cupcakes with Meringue Icing) sprinkled with yellow sanding sugar displayed on a mini cake stand.
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Posted on Saturday, 15th January 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Earlier this week I spotted a photo spread at the TasteSpotting blog featuring these scrumptious White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies and I was anxious to try the recipe.  I made a minor change to the recipe, adding hazelnuts and an increased

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A photo of a glass of Milk with White Chocolate, Cranberry and Hazelnut Cookies.
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Posted on Sunday, 5th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Maple Crème Brûlée Tart was the perfect dessert choice for a potluck my daughter, Liana, was attending.  As a rule, Liana doesn’t indulge in too many desserts, but she does have a huge weakness for Crème Brûlée.  Initially she requested Maple Crème

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A close up photo of a Maple Crème Brûlée Tart.
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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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Posted on Tuesday, 16th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I recently picked up the current issue of the Donna Hay Magazine (Issue 51) (my favourite food magazine) where Donna features maple syrup.  I had no idea there were so many different ways to feature this amber elixir!  She gave

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A photo of Maple Creme Brulee in white ovenproof dishes served with poached Forelle pears in its poaching liquid and served in glass ramekins.
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Posted on Friday, 5th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Baileys® Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Brownies takes two of my weaknesses, Chocolate Brownies and Cheesecake and rolls them into one amazing dessert and both are given a flavour boost with the addition of Baileys® Irish Cream. What should have been a

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A photo of 2 Baileys® Cheesecake Swirl Chocolate Brownie squares, stacked with pieces of parchment separating the squares.
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