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Things we love: Inspirational Blogs featuring food, fashion and unique goodies

Le Dolci is all about creativity, inspiration and all things cool! Every once in a while we love to surf the blog-o-sphere for some artistic inspiration! Whether it’s pictures of designer swag or creative shots of fashion forward items we love to take a peek at whats new on the web! Some of our favourite inspirational Blogs include http://www.pretaportea.com and cupcakesandcashmere.com.

Pretaportea.com offers a mixture of inspirational photographs highlighting designer goods, the latest in fashion and a variety of unique items and Emily Schuman’s blog cupcakesandcashmere.com is a personal blog documenting Emily’s fashion, interior decorating and baking skills.

Both blogs are full of inspiration and offer baking ideas, recipes, and D.I.Y posts daily! Check them out whenever you are feeling low on ideas!

Happy Baking from Le Dolci!

Emily, “cupcakesandcashmere.com”

 
“www.pretaportea.com”
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K Club – Cooking Club…Pasta!

Le Dolci had the pleasure of teaching two fine men the art of making fresh homemade pasta in the studio this past November. It might be safe to say that most of us who want to learn the art of pasta making, think it may be too hard! In truth, pasta making is actually one of the least complicated food items you could make; unlike baking which requires an almost scientific approach to the recipe at hand.

The cooking club was broken down into a two hour session and our amateur pasta makers were given instructions on how to create stuffed ravioli with spinach and ricotta cheese as well as classic linguine. Using our simple recipe, they were taught how to properly create the perfect pasta dough then use a pasta machine to pull out the stringy linguine and fill and form delicate ravioli pillows.

After a fun class full of laughs, we sat down to sample the pasta creations – it turns out our two chefs in training are actually pretty good pasta makers! The chefs in training left with some pasta making tips and a package of fresh hand-made pasta to bring home to the family. Don’s wife even commented, ‘Well this isn’t that bad!’ Result!

Check out all the pasta making fun on our facebook page and join us on our next pasta making class at the end of February; it’s the perfect way to spend an afternoon with friends, family or even that special date.