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recipe, sweet

Raspberry Trifle with Lemoncello Custard

Β These past two weeks I was in France. Yes, I was in the land of painfully affordable wine (something decent can cost as little as 4 euros) and daily cheese courses. A land where history oozes through the cracks of its stone-walled buildings and cobbled streets, and each meal receives the attention and enjoyment it deserves (something I often  ...

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recipe, snack, sponsored, sweet

Reese’s and Cream Crepe Cake

What was your favourite candy when you were a kid? Mine was Reese’s peanut butter cups- and I was so calculated about enjoying them that I would count how many I had collected on Hallowe’en and carefully dole them out to myself over a couple weeks. In fact, even today when I purchase a bar, I carefully eat each little cup one by  ...

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recipe, snack, sweet

Almost-Raw Chocolate Torte

I hope you are having a lovely long weekend! I’ve skipped out of town to visit family and have a bit of down time. It’s a much needed bit away from the city. As I write this, the baby birds coo from the nearby apple trees and the smell of lilacs fills the air. I’m quietly drinking a rhubarb fizz and it’s so refreshing.  ...

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recipe, sweet

Cappuccino Layer Cake

Rich chocolatey ganache with a hint of espresso pours over a sweet and buttery almond icing. All of it surrounds a moist and just-dense-enough coffee layer cake. This cappuccino cake will have your friends and family, even the little ones, clamouring for another piece! I made this cake once for my sister’s birthday. It was so delicious,  ...

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recipe, snack, sweet

Classic French Madeleines

Fresh, warm little madeleines are such a special treat, and they’re particularly wonderful because there is nothing quite like them. They are both delicate in texture and robust in density, and the buttery scent balances out the subtle lemon zest flavour. The classic scallop-shaped madeleine mould makes them so attractive, I truly  ...

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breakfast, recipe, snack, sweet

Chocolate Cranberry Cornmeal Cake

Β Is it bad I’m already dreaming of summer? I mean, it’s not even February yet. And yet I catch myself re-imagining the feeling of warm sun on my face, the silky feeling of a warm breeze on my arms, and the incessant sound of birds. I actually miss the seagulls! When I started dreaming of seagulls, I knew I had to find a remedy- and  ...

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