Posted on Friday, 16th November 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Throughout the holiday season I always have a bowl of clementines on my kitchen island, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without them. And it’s also the only citrus fruit my children both enjoy, hallelujah! Having said this, I’ve never thought

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A photo of a basket of clementines used in Clementine Custard.
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Posted on Friday, 21st September 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Panna Cotta “cooked cream” is a delicate Italian dessert. The eggless custard is traditionally prepared with a combination of milk and cream, and sugar. It’s classically flavoured with vanilla bean and set with gelatine. The origin of the dessert is

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A photo of two Layered Panna Cotta Desserts with Fresh Berry Compote and Sliced Almonds.
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Posted on Friday, 3rd August 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I have a craving for something it seems to be the only thing I can think about. And this week all I could think about was blueberries and pastry. Instead of whipping up my usual fruit tart with crema pasticcera

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Blueberry Tart with crispy sweet pastry, layer of lemon curd and mascarpone cream.
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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, 15th June 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Apricots are so much better cooked than raw and roasting them in a poaching liquid of sweet white wine and vanilla intensifies the sweetness and flavour. Apricots with vanilla can only be described as a match made in heaven. It’s

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A close up photo of an Italian Pastry, Apricot Tart with Crema Diplomatica.
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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, 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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