Posted on Saturday, 21st July 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love the combination of dark chocolate and raspberries but when I want an extra special chocolate cake I bring out the cherries. Cherries marry well with a lot of flavours, almonds, coffee, orange, vanilla, white chocolate but they pair

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A photo of Chocolate Cake frosted with Chocolate Ganache and decorated with Glazed Cherries with a slice removed and displayed on a pale green frosted glass cake stand.
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Posted on Wednesday, 11th July 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

A couple of weeks ago one of my regular visitors, Ela, reached out with a special request, “Can you feature a copycat recipe for The Cheesecake Factory Fresh Banana Cream Cheesecake?” Ela couldn’t have reached out at a better time

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A close up, cropped photo of Banana Cream Cheesecake with layer of Bavarian Cream and decorated with Whipped Cream on a white cake stand with a black background.
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Posted on Friday, 6th July 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

About a month ago I spotted a bag of Australian Style Gourmet Black Liquorice at my local market. I’m a huge fan of black liquorice and of course I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try a gourmet variety. Well, it

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A photo of two Licorice Crème Brûlée desserts in small black iron pots with lids placed in a row on a black, rectangular slate tile.
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Posted on Friday, 22nd June 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Only one word needed to describe this Mississippi Mud Pie – heaven! Best chocolate recipe – ever. The ultimate chocolate pie. Layers of chocolate goodness, ooey gooey flourless chocolate cake, rich chocolate pudding nestled in a chocolate cookie crust topped with pillowy

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A close up photo taken of a Mississippi Mud Cake aka Muddy Mississippi Cake.
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Posted on Friday, 8th June 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

As promised, I’m finally sharing my recipe for Mango Cheesecake plated with Mascarpone Cream and fresh Fruit Salad. My memory is like a sieve these days. Liana’s social calendar seems to have taken off and she’s been requesting all kinds

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A photo of a slice of Mango Cheesecake plated on a black slate tile with Mascarpone Cream and Fruit salad.
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Posted on Monday, 4th June 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been craving my favourite Italian pastries, Cannoli Siciliani, but I wanted to change it up a bit so I decided to take all the flavours and textures of these pastries and make the best summer treat, Italian Ice Cream – Cannoli

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A photo of three Chocolate Sablée-Gelato Ice Cream Sandwiches wrapped in a strip of parchment paper with red and white string displayed on a white rectangular-shaped dessert dish.
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Posted on Thursday, 31st May 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Crema di Latticello (Buttermilk Cream), quick and easy Italian dessert, is very similar to Panna Cotta but this eggless custard has whipped cream folded in making it extra creamy and light. Exactly what I’m looking for in a Spring or

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A photo of two Buttermilk Cream desserts in glasses with fresh mixed berries, pomegranate seeds and a sprig of mint.
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Posted on Friday, 25th May 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

My daughter, Liana, asked if I could prepare a Chocolate Chip Cheesecake for a get together she was attending this week. The request came after what was to have been a quick stop at Costco for a few things and

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A photo of A Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with a Whipped Cream Topping decorated with dark chocolate chips.
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