Chocolate Croissants – Pain au chocolat

Bonjour! A few weeks ago now, I had a fun-filled week of making chocolate croissants. Two batches of dough, three rounds of baking and techniques. Finally, I am satisfied with the outcome, to much relief, I’m sure, of my partner. I was on a mission to figure out how to make the best chocolate croissant …


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Cinnamon Rolls

Nothing beats the sweet and warm scent of cinnamon rolls baking in the oven! This is now one of the new favorite sweets in our household! For a few years I have wanted to try my hand at making them from scratch and this year I figured Easter was the perfect reason. And since then, … Continue reading Cinnamon Rolls


If you are looking for a light and airy dessert that does not make you feel guilty for indulging, then meringue is the dessert for you! What I am going to share with you is a basic vanilla meringue, this can serve as a jumping off point to add your own flavors, colors and goodies. … Continue reading Meringues!

Chocolate Cake

Recently I had the opportunity to make a birthday cake for my friend’s daughter’s 3rd birthday. Actually, this is the second time I have baked for this little girl’s birthday. For her 1st birthday, I made Elmo cupcakes. This time it was a princess cake! The top layer of cakes were funfetti. The bottom layer … Continue reading Chocolate Cake

Mango Curd

Hopefully everyone has been enjoying their summer during our new normal. And more importantly, I hope everyone has been staying safe and healthy! One of my best friends asked me to make a cake for his fiancee’s birthday. Of course, I said yes! They were truly made for each other and I am so happy … Continue reading Mango Curd


Since we’ve been on lock-down, during the Safer at Home order, I have been gathering ideas of what to try my hand at baking. This morning I finally decided to make some bagels and to try three different flavors: Rosemary Sea Salt Garlic Parmesan Cinnamon Sugar I went back and forth on whether to make … Continue reading Bagels