Cookies

Barley + Milk Chocolate Cookies

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Rounding out the week of interesting grains with my new favourite flour. Barley. Soft and sweet. Milky almost. A perfect addition to shortbread. We are using milk chocolate for these cookies so it balances but doesn’t…

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Bars and Slices, Gluten Free

Buckwheat + Lemon Blondies

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! This week is brought to you by interesting flours. While I have nothing against gluten (obvs.) there are so many delicious options out there that should make it onto your menu because they offer so much…

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Desserts

Pear + Pistachio Sponge Pudding

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Sometimes you just need something warm and sweet that transports you to childhood. Especially with all the greyness outside. Every kiwi kid probably remembers having the fruit sponge from the Edmonds book. Probably on top of…

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Cakes

Banana Cake + Sesame Caramel Buttercream

Prep Time : 15 + 25 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! We need some cake to cheer us up in this grey weather. Banana cake is a family favourite. It’s the all time favourite cake of a few of my nearest and dearest. The cake…

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Cookies, Kiwi Classic

Ginger + Sesame Anzacs

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! As y’all know I’m a big fan of oats in everything. So naturally I’m a big fan of the Anzac biscuit. I favour the thin chewy style. The way my mum makes them. Hi mum. If…

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Yeast Breads

Apricot + Orange Blossom Pinwheels

Prep Time : 20 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! Ever since I made Pan de Muerto last year I’ve been thinking about ways to add orange blossom to things. For the longest time I couldn’t get past the fact that the scent reminded…

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Preserves

Quince + Bay Leaf Fruit Cheese

Prep Time : 15 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 45 + 60 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Patience is a Virtue Hello my lovelies! Quinces are very special to me. My parents grow them at my childhood home. And they send me a care package of several kilos every year. I mostly just…

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Desserts, Sauces

Liquid Gold

Prep Time : 5 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes | Total Time : 15 Mins | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! I’ve had this passionfruit caramel in my back pocket for a while. I made this sauce to pour over a coconut bundt cake that I took to a gathering of friends a few months ago. I’ve…

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