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rachael dyer (movita beaucoup)
Works at movita beaucoup
Attended NSCC
Lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Melt In Your Mouth Shortbreads - four ingredients and a lot of beating!
. . . Dear Christmas, I'm getting excited to see you again. What's it been? A year? I thought I saw you in the grocery store around Halloween, but then I thought, "no way. Christmas wouldn't show u...
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Ballet Crafts: Bunhead Bobby Pins! 
Bunheads for bunheads! Dancers have long embellished bobby pins with tiny flowers, beads and rhinestones to dress up their buns. But I'm going to suggest we take things to the next level. Let's sho...
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DIY Ballet Sewing Kit: for the dancer in your life! 
Are you a ballet dancer? Do you have a ballet student in your life? Are you looking for a little gift for a dancer that is cheap AND will impress? Maybe you should make a handy sewing kit! Sewing k...
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Classic Pizza Dough - soft, tasty and easy to make! 
Have you tried making Finnish Pulla yet? Are you still petrified of yeast? Well, let's take a step back in bread baking. Let's make some classic pizza dough. This recipe is adapted only slightly fr...
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Faux Meringues: unlike most meringue recipes, this little ditty uses only one egg white! Quick and easy to make.

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Freezing cakes on the blog today. Saves time and stress on decorating day, and seals in the freshness!
When I'm making a cake for someone, I always bake the cake a day or two ahead of time and freeze it. ALWAYS. It's a great way to be more efficient on decorating day, and I find a little freezer tim...
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Six-Inch Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting - quick, moist and delicious. A hat-tip to old school baking with simple ingredients and methods!
When I crave cake, it is the chocolate variety that I want. Tender, sweet, and old-school. (Like 2.0.) Something that can be made with ingredients I already have in the house. Don't tell me I need ...
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Boterkoek: Dutch Butter Cake - an almond flavoured snack cake that takes only minutes to pull together. 
Dear Thijs, Welcome to the world! This means nothing coming from a complete stranger, of course, but your mother is one of my dearest friends. I wouldn't be the person I am today without her friend...
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Lobster Pasta Salad - light, fresh and not overly dressed. A great make-ahead option!
Guys! I'm guest posting for my pal, Kim, over at Cravings of a Lunatic today! I bet when Kim read my post she was thinkin': this scampi happening. But that's what happens when you hand control of y...
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Easy Chocolate Cupcakes, Simple Chocolate Frosting and a fondant heart tutorial on the blog! These are my go-to, never fail chocolate cupcakes.
These are my go-to chocolate cupcakes. Rich, tender and chocolatey. A classic cupcake that never lets me down. And though I should probably keep 'em top secret, I'm not going to. Because I want you...
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Buttercream Ruffle Rose Tutorial: with YouTube video! This easy piping technique will help you create stunning cakes. 
Ask and ye shall receive. More cake tutorials! And because some of you have lamented that you are challenged in this area, I'm hoping this little ditty might be manageable. A ruffle rose will make ...
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Sneak peek: next week we'll be decorating cakes like pros! Buttercream Ruffle Roses! On the blog Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. 
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ballet teacher, baker, writer
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  • movita beaucoup
    head of everything, 2010 - present
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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pretty things for potty mouths
Introduction
Ballet teacher turned baker. I blog about the nerdy stuff I do. You should probably come hang out with me
Bragging rights
Graduated from baking school in June 2013.
Education
  • NSCC
    Boulanger & Baking Art, 2012 - 2013
  • Canada's National Ballet School
    Teacher Training, 1996 - 2000
  • Saint Mary's University
    Bachelor of Arts, 1990 - 1993
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