Posted on Friday, 11th May 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been waiting far too long to share this Salted Caramel Semifreddo recipe with you. Combining Italian parfait with Triple-Chocolate Fudge Brownies and Hot Chocolate Sauce? – Happiness meet gluttony! The marriage of sweet and salty doesn’t get any better

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A close up photo of Salted Caramel Semifreddo on a Triple Chocolate Fudge Brownie topped with Hot Chocolate Sauce and a sprinkling of Hazelnut Praline.
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Posted on Friday, 27th January 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

As promised, crispy Italian cookies - Hazelnut Cookies with Chocolate Chunks, the perfect accompaniment to the chocolate dessert (Chocolate Hazelnut Pots de Crème) I shared last week. When I was growing up there were two things my mother could always be certain of.  One,

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A cropped photo of Italian Cookies, hazelnut and chocolate chunk cookies, cooling on a black wire rack.
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Posted on Friday, 8th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I finally decided on Lemon Meringue Tarts for the holiday weekend I knew I would have to offer another choice because not everyone in my family is a fan of citrus desserts.  It didn’t take me too long to

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A photo of Italian Desserts, Tartellette al Cioccolato e Caramello (Chocolate-Caramel Tarts) presented on white doilies.
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Posted on Friday, 3rd June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

My daughter, Liana, has been all over me in the last couple of weeks about all the little containers of leftover melted chocolate and toasted nuts I have in the fridge.  That’s what I get for asking her to clean

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A photo of Salame al Cioccolato (Chocolate Salami) hanging and decorated to resemble Savoury Salami.
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Posted on Wednesday, 25th May 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

It’s amazing how things happen in life.  And it’s even more amazing when something comes to you and you didn’t know you really wanted it until it arrives.  And it’s arrived – thank you Ulysses Press for this incredible opportunity!

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A cropped photo of an Italian Torta Caprese dusted with cocoa and displayed on a white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 8th April 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Do you ever wonder what the word “Soufflé” means?  The literal definition is, “To blow up”.  Hmm, that sounds like an accurate description of some of my cooking projects.  James Beard said, “The only thing that will make a soufflé fall

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A photo of a Nutella Soufflé dessert, served in a brown ramekin and placed on a white napkin with a dessert spoon.
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Posted on Friday, 11th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I really enjoyed making these Hazelnut, Raspberry Jam and White Chocolate Ganache Tarts. I couldn’t help but think of the arrival of spring, summer, warm weather, and visiting the local fruit farms. During the berry growing seasons I pick baskets

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A photo of six Hazelnut, Raspberry Jam and White Chocolate Ganache Tarts on a dark wooden board.
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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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