Cookies

Vanilla Cornflake Cookies

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Not all recipes need to be flashy and complicated. This is the perfect example of a simple treat that is easy to throw together and really hits the spot. And NO CHILLING so they’re ready in a flash! These crisp…

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Cupcakes

Grapefruit + Coconut Teacakes

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy These wonderful tender cakes are made from the first NZ grapefruit I could find. Luckily in NZ the different varieties of citrus overlap throughout the year so there is always something delicious to bake with. My parents are visiting…

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Snacks

Super Simple Savoury Cheese Bites

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello lovelies! I missed you all last week, the cold-and-flu gods have not been kind to me and my voice is still not back to normal yet! This week we have a super simple recipe for all those people…

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Bars and Slices

Sweet + Salty Peanut Squares

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 25 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy I found these amazing squares in my great grandmother’s hand written cook-book (same place as these cookies) and meant to make them for the head of tasting as a treat when he came home from a work trip to…

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Muffins

Roasted Feijoa, Lime + Coconut Muffins

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Feijoas are such a Kiwi thing. As far as I know they don’t have a popularity anywhere else that rivals their cult status in NZ. They are a love it or hate it kind of food and I absolutely…

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Cookies

Cinnamon, Pink Pepper + White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy So how about some cookies? Some soft chewy cookies? Alright then. I wasn’t happy with these cookies at first – the flavour was a little flat, but after some experimenting I hit on a great idea to spice them…

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Cakes, Loaves

Chocolate + Earl Grey Loaf Cake

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 1 Hour | Total Time : 2 Hours | Difficulty : Easy So it’s been a while since we made something chocolate right? Thought I’d better put that right. What better way than with a super simple loaf cake that packs a heavy chocolate punch? No fancy ingredients, no tricky method,…

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Snacks

Cinnamon + Chili Popcorn

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 5 Minutes | Total Time : 15 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy After last week’s tart I thought it was a good idea to dial it back a bit and throw together something simple and relaxing. It just so happened that a couple of friends were coming over to watch a…

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Pies & Tarts

Quince + Vanilla Bean Frangipane Tart

 Prep Time : 1 hour | Cook Time : 45 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly This tart was made possible by my amazing dad. My parents grow quinces in the Waikato region and the other week I said “send me some”. Well. Quinces don’t travel well unless…. you send them in a hand-made wooden…

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