Cakes, Loaves

Carrot + Maple Loaf Cake

Prep Time : 15 mins | Cook Time : 40 mins | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Thanks for being patient while I sort through things. It’s a grey and blustery autumn week here in Wellington. The perfect time to bake something comforting. I love carrot cake. I have no truck with these ‘vegetables…

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Life

LIFE: Course Correction

Hello my lovelies! I know there’s been a bit of radio silence around here lately. I’ve been busy doing a lot of thinking and talking to my loved ones and making some decisions.

Sourdough

Barley + Sunflower Sourdough

Hello my lovelies! Must be time for some sourdough. Natch. I love barley and sunflower together. A slightly sweet and nutty combination. It’s a combo I use a lot when I’m making crackers too. Soft bread with crunchy seeds sprinkled through. Lovely as buttery toast with warming soup.

Pies & Tarts

Nectarine + Passionfruit Turnovers

Prep Time: 15 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 30 Minutes | Total Time: 2 hours | Difficulty: Easy Hello my lovelies! It’s all pies all the time this week. The cooler weather always turns my mind to pie. Admittedly it’s not very difficult to get me thinking about pie. We are celebrating the end of summer with a flaky,…

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Pies & Tarts, Snacks

Potato, Herb + Parmesan Galette

Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook Time: 30 Minutes | Total Time: 2 hours | Difficulty: Easy Hello my lovelies! Salty delicious things coming at ya. I have pie on the brain so there is more pie coming later this week. Today a savoury satisfying galette. Perfect for lunch split between two or three with a side of salad. Or…

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Life

LIFE: The Way Forward

Hello my lovelies! It’s been a while since we chatted. 2019 has kicked off with a hiss and a roar. I have a lot of new projects I want to work on. And I’ve been making some changes in my life for the better. There’s a lot going on and I’m still finding my feet with creativity this year. To…

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Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Sweets

Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Prep Time: 40 Minutes | Chill Time: 3 Hours | Total Time: 4 hours | Difficulty: A bit fiddly Hello my lovelies! What better way to Valentine (that’s a verb now) than with an indulgent treat that everyone can enjoy? Beautifully smooth rich chocolate truffles with no gluten, dairy or eggs. They come together with ease and disappear just as…

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Yeast Breads

Fairy Bread Babka

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! I have birthdays on my mind. February and March are full of birthdays for me and it has had me thinking about all the stuff we all had at our birthdays as kids. Fairy bread is…

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Cakes

Zucchini + Cinnamon Crumble Cake

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! What a week. Running around like a headless chicken. Must be time for some cake! I haven’t dipped a toe into this sweet zucchini baking business before. It always comes at a time when I’m busy…

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Sourdough

Poppy + Sesame Sourdough

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 18 hours | Difficulty : Sourdough Hello my lovelies! All sourdough all the time here. Made three different doughs last week. This one. Some playing around with barley. And sourdough flatbreads for a dinner with friends on the weekend. This one is a whiter base…

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