DIY, Sourdough

Sprouting Grains

Prep Time : 5 mins | Cook Time : 0 mins | Total Time : 24-48 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! This isn’t quite a recipe but it’s an excellent DIY and it leads into a recipe later this week. It’s dead easy to do and adds a tonne of nutrition to your bread (or salads or risotto…

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Breakfast

Cinnamon + Chocolate Chip Spelt Pancakes

Prep Time : 5 mins | Cook Time : 2-3 mins | Total Time : 30 mins | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! With the weather getting colder we’ve been mixing some pancakes in with our Saturday morning toast rotation. I’ve been experimenting and I’ve finally nailed these 100% wholegrain spelt pancakes. They’re fluffy and perfect and they have so…

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Scones

Hot Cross Scones

Prep Time : 15 mins | Cook Time : 20 mins | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy | Makes : 8 snack size scones Hello my lovelies! Easter is nearly here and I know y’all are busy. If you have the time you really should make full hot cross buns but sometimes you just want a warm quick fix…

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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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