Bars and Slices

Rhubarb + Strawberry Shortcake

Prep Time : 10+15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30+30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I thought I better make you a rhubarb treat before I eat all the rhubarb. Sorry Halloween. Priorities. Rhubarb is the best. And it’s great friends with strawberries. And custard. So lets pile them all in…

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Life

Life: Spring has Sprung

Hello my lovelies! The weather has taken a turn for the warmer. My second go at getting new sage and oregano sprouted has been a success. I have a pile of rhubarb to devour. I’ve been roaming round ancient Egypt. And it’s Halloween tomorrow.

Yeast Breads

Pan de Muerto

 Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 35 Minutes | Total Time : 5 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! I love Dia de Los Muertos. I find the aesthetic of it beautiful and interesting. The meaning of it is sweet and joyous. And I love the flavours of all things Mexican. So it was odd…

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Boo My Valentine

Prep Time : 10 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 12 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly Hello my lovelies! Halloween is just around the corner. It’s not as big a deal here in NZ. But it’s still fun to get in on the action. Especially if there are puns involved. This year we…

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Life

Life: Noodling Around

Hello my lovelies! This week I discovered a new podcast. About bread. I finally found my favourite instant ramen. I chose my Christmas theme. And I battled polenta chips.

Yeast Breads

Yoghurt + Olive Oil Flatbreads

Prep Time : 15 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 8 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! This recipe is one of those gems that comes about by accident. I had a friend coming for dinner and needed a flatbread. So I winged it. And it was awesome. An aligning of…

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Rugelach Two Ways

 Prep Time : 10 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Not Bad Hello my lovelies! I was gifted a copy of Sweet by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh over the weekend. So naturally I had to bake something straight away. I started simple-ish with the rugelach. I’ve been…

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Life

Life: Just Plain Mental

Hello my lovelies! This week just gone was Mental Health Awareness Week here in NZ. I had a little wobble and am proud of my response. I watched some horrors on Friday the 13th. I experimented making beeswax food wraps. And I got a surprise gift.

Yeast Breads

Beer + Cheese Pull-apart Loaf

 Prep Time : 20 + 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! As promised my bread-fatigue doesn’t last long. Today we’re making a delicious savoury snacking bread. Perfect for sunny afternoons on the deck. Or cool evenings tucked up inside. Crack one of your favourite beers…

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Cakes

Apple + Raspberry Loaf Cake

Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 70 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! This cake is for crossing seasons. Right now we are in the little lull before spring and summer fruits really kick off. There is still some citrus. But the apples are not at their best. So…

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