Posted on Friday, 17th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I am a huge fan of easy to make desserts especially desserts that are as flavourful and decadent as this Butterscotch Pots de Crème with Hazelnut Praline. Plus I have ulterior motives for making this Pots de Crème; the recipe requires

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A photo of a Butterscotch Pots de Crème with Hazelnut Praline dessert.
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Posted on Thursday, 16th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I finally started my Christmas Cookie baking with the ever so popular Spritz Cookie.  But I didn’t want to just share with you any Spritz Cookie; these are Chocolate-Hazelnut Spritz Cookies. One of the biggest dilemmas I face around the

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A phone of Chocolate-Hazelnut Spritz Cookies dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with pistachio crumb on a cooling rack lined with non-stick baking paper.
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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, 7th September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Where did the summer go?!  I can’t believe my son, Matt, is back to classes already.  I wanted to finish off the summer holidays with a delicious dessert and I knew Nigella’s easy chocolate cheesecake would be the perfect treat.

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A close up photo of a chocolate cheesecake with chocolate sauce, butter caramel sauce and toasted hazelnuts.
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Posted on Friday, 20th August 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I purchased a new cookbook, David Lebovitz’s Ready for Dessert, a few weeks ago. Whenever I purchase a new cookbook I quickly flip through all the pages and look at all the beautiful food photography.  The photos generally dictate which

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A photo of 3 small skillet sized brownies lined with parchment.
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Posted on Friday, 4th June 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Last fall, Liana and I attended Jamie Oliver’s talk  in Toronto, on the Food Revolution.  Jamie also engaged in a question and answer period after his talk.  He had us laughing one minute and then in the next minute he

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A photo of 3 chocolate hazelnut tarts decorated with blackberries on a white dish on a wooden placemat.
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Posted on Friday, 28th May 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I always know when summer has arrived, the pool parties begin, sleep-overs, the doorbell rings non-stop, late nights by the fire pit and lots and lots of Cupcakes.  Weekends are always busy, the grill is going non-stop and the house

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A close up photo of 3 candied-hazelnut cupcakes on a white dish.
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Posted on Tuesday, 27th April 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

The Good – Classic Blackberry Financiers, The Bad – Orange Zeppole.  The Financiers have become a new family favourite.  It will make a great addition to our Italian Wedding Cookie Tray. It’s been quiet around the house the last two

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A close up photo of Zeppole inside a pink patterned paper fold.
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