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Pastries Like a Pro pastry/baking blog pastry baking  food photoI hope you will join me as I launch my newest blog,  This blog is completely devoted to pastries and baking both sweet and savory. It’s he culmination of 23 years of owning my bakery and my experience as the pastry chef at Tony’s, St. Louis’ most acclaimed restaurant.

In addition to recipes, I will be sharing my pastry and baking how to’s, tips as well as information on generally running the bakery.  All of the recipes  I use here  from the bakery have been reduced from multiples to single desserts and tested to make sure they come out as they should.

There are also new desserts and savory items that I have developed along the way.  My latest kick is tortes, thin layers of cake and fillings that are small in stature but bursting with flavor.  Follow along as we make a Lamington Torte based on one of Australia’s best know desserts.  The L’Opera Torte is a larger version of one of the best petit fours I have every eaten.

Pastries Like a Pro went live today with a showy Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Torte. I am not only proud, I am very excited.  I look forward to seeing you at pastry/baking blog pastry baking  food photo pastry/baking blog pastry baking  food photo

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