Posted on Friday, 19th July 2013 by Grace Massa Langlois

I can’t believe we’re at the tail end of strawberry season already. I couldn’t find one Ontario strawberry anywhere the markets were sold out! If you’re anything like me you’ll be sad to see the last strawberries of the season.

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Close up photo of Strawberry Tart garnished with glazed fresh strawberries and red currants.
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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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Posted on Thursday, 7th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I can’t believe we’re already into July, summer seems to be moving along far too quickly. We enjoyed the Canada Day celebrations.  And on the 4th of July we also celebrated my son’s, Matthew, 18th birthday. For holiday weekends I

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A photo of Italian Pastries, Tartellette alla Crema di Limone e Meringa All'Italiana {Lemon Meringue Tarts}, one displayed on a mini, yellow cupcake stand atop a yellow napkin with a mini lemon meringue tart placed just in front on the yellow napkin.
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Posted on Friday, 18th June 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

My son, Matt, had the worst chocolate craving all week and I was hoping these Chocolate Custard Tartlettes would hit the spot. I admit a bit of skepticism when I initially spotted Bill Granger’s recipe for these tarts. The recipe

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A photo of chocolate custard tartlettes on a white cake stand with a blue ribbon.
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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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