Posted on Friday, 18th January 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

During the holidays I was in charge of preparing the desserts and when my niece, Natalie, requested Lemon Meringue Tart I couldn’t disappoint. Plus whenever I get the chance to prepare a citrus dessert I’m right on it because both

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A photo of Lemon Meringue Tart in a white ceramic tart dish displayed on a white cake stand with a black background.
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Posted on Friday, 2nd November 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I know I know Halloween has come and gone but I woke up Halloween morning to a picture accompanied with a note taped to the coffee pot, “please make these!” I couldn’t deny my daughter, Liana, these easy Halloween treats especially

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A photo of three Ghost Tarts on rectangular-shaped slate board.
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Posted on Friday, 26th October 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Viennoiserie is the term given to yeasted dough sweetened with sugar and enriched with butter and eggs. The two main classifications of Viennoiserie are laminated and non-laminated dough. Danish Pastries and Croissants fall in the laminated category whereas Brioche, Pan

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A photo of Cherry Danishes drizzled with icing cooling on a wire rack.
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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, 17th June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve made this Crostata di Fragole con Crema Pasticcera e Chantilly, Strawberry Tart, with Pastry Cream lightened with freshly Whipped Cream} twice in the last two days.  It’s quite unfortunate that I’ve not been able to enjoy a slice of the

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A photo of an Italian Dessert, Crostata di Fragole con Crema Pasticcera e Chantilly {Strawberry Tart} displayed on a white cake stand.
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Posted on Wednesday, 29th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

My sister, Connie stopped by the other day with a platter of Malasadas. Malasadas are Portuguese-styled raised doughnuts.  The Malasada doesn’t look like a typical doughnut because unlike typical doughnuts, Malasadas don’t have holes in the middle.  Connie made the

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A close up photo of Malasadas, a Portuguese-styled raised doughnut.
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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

What a week, I am so happy it’s coming to an end. I’ve had a difficult week, I needed something to get my mind off the elephant in the room, I decided to get myself back in the kitchen doing

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A close up photo of 3 lemon tassies on a mini yellow cake stand.
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