Posted on Friday, 5th August 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Bomboloni, fluffy pillows of rich and tender fried pastry dough rolled in sugar and filled with velvety Crema Pasticcera {Italian Pastry Cream}, fresh and warm out of the oven.  Have I enticed you to indulge?  One thing’s for certain –

Continue Reading…

A photo of Bomboloni alla Crema, Italian Cream-Filled Donuts.
Posted by Grace Massa Langlois with 96 comments

Posted on Wednesday, 22nd June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I threw my apron in the air and did a little victory dance after I pulled out my first tray of Amaretti. Finally, after all the failed attempts (too embarrassed to reveal how many), I was successful!  Sweet, soft and

Continue Reading…

A photo of Italian Amaretti Cookies displayed on a white rectangular dish.
Posted by Grace Massa Langlois with 97 comments

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

Continue Reading…

A close up photo of Malasadas, a Portuguese-styled raised doughnut.
Posted by Grace Massa Langlois with 29 comments

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

Continue Reading…

A photo of a Butterscotch Pots de Crème with Hazelnut Praline dessert.
Posted by Grace Massa Langlois with 22 comments