Bars and Slices

Coconut Macaroon Slice

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I’m feeling coconut today. I walked past someone wearing coconut body lotion yesterday and I have been craving it ever since. In NZ we have a thing called Louise Cake. It’s shortcake topped with jam and…

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Cookies, Dairy Free

Pistachio Barouj

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Long time no bake. You’ll be pleased to know that my jaw no longer aches, my stitches are out and I am only nursing a scrape on my hand and that was inflicted by carelessness. There’s…

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Life

LIFE: Back on Deck

Hello my lovelies! Recipes will be back from next week. I’ve got a collection of awesome stuff up my sleeves to share with you all. It was a good break. I have recovered from my strained jaw. I spent some time at my parents’ making bread and generally lying around. The sun has come out and my plants are getting…

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Life

LIFE: Spring Break

Hello my lovelies! I mentioned in my last few posts that I’ve been a bit worn out and that I’ve had a few bits of medical stuff going on. I’ve been in the wars. I have been having a lot of trouble with my teeth and jaw. I have a small operation on my mouth coming up soon. And my…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Raspberry + Elderflower Cakes

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s celebrate spring with something small and sweet. Full of bright spring flavour. These cakes are a simple, classic, buttery joy. Drizzled with aromatic glaze. It’s good to feel like a queen from time to time. I…

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Sweets

Real Fruit Marshmallows

Prep Time : 30 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Organised Hello my lovelies! Y’all know I’m obsessed with marshmallows. They’re pretty close to magic really. Pillowy goodness whipped out of a few ingredients. These striking and delicious mallows have no artificial colours or flavours and that’s pretty…

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Sourdough

Fig + Cacao Sourdough

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 18 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! I know I’ve been AWOL the last week or so. I’ve had some medical things going on and needed some down time. Back with you now. We’re expanding our sourdough repertoire. Adding another product of fermentation…

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Cakes

Spicy Honey Gingerbread

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 60 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I’ve made this loaf a lot in the last few weeks. Tweaking it until it’s perfect. It’s only right to share it. I love a loaf. It feels less cheaty than a cake. They tend to…

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Scones

THE Cheese Scone

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! While you know I love a savoury scone and I’ve posted a few of those I’ve never stumped up with my classic cheese scone. The perfect cheese scone is a matter of much debate. Pilgrimages are…

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Cookies

Plum + Almond Thumbprints

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s start the week with some cookies. Grown up versions of a jammy childhood classic. Nutty crunchy almonds and a dollop of plum jam. All the good stuff. Perfect with cups of tea. Everything is really.…

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