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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Dairy Free, Egg Free, Snacks

Rye, Sesame + Honey Crispbread

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Snacking is an essential part of life. So why shouldn’t we snack a bit fancily now and then? These crackers are packed with different grains. They pack a health punch as well as a flavour one.…

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Preserves

Blackberry + Brandy Jam

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jammin’ Hello my lovelies! It’s about time we circled back to jam. We’re pulling together a recipe to make any time of year really. Let’s face it. In NZ even at the height of their seasons our fresh berries are…

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Easter, Yeast Breads

Rye + Ginger Hot Cross Buns

Prep Time : 30 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! Easter is just around the corner. Tis the season for two of my favourite things. The extremely kiwi marshmallow easter egg – seriously they don’t even have them in Australia. And hot cross buns.…

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Bars and Slices

Chocolate Caramel Slice

Prep Time : 10 + 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Layers Hello my lovelies! One of the most important things I learned from the Facebook giveaway I ran is that there is mad love for caramel slice out there! I wouldn’t be a very responsible blog-citizen if I…

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Life

LIFE: Good Luck Works

Hello my lovelies! I know you haven’t been getting many recipes lately with all the changes and me rushing around working on other things so I thought you’d like to see a bit of what I’ve been doing. My dear friend Lauren has put on a beautiful art exhibition called Good Luck Works. It’s an exploration of the interplay between…

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