Preserves

Tamarillo + Fig Chutney

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 90 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! Tamarillo chutney is perhaps the most kiwi chutney there is and it’s a favourite for a lot of people. It has such a distinct flavour and goes so well on everything from a burger to a…

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Cakes

Hummingbird Cake

Prep Time : 15 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of being a judge for a the Great UnionAID Bake Off. It was a fundraiser for union efforts in countries that really need support for…

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Preserves

Candied {YUZU} Peel

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 90 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : A bit fiddly Hello my lovelies! I have been experimenting with my yuzu stash. I ordered a few kilos from NZ Yuzu Co. They are delicious. Like a cross between lemons and limes and grapefruits. They don’t have a lot…

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Sourdough

30% Whole Wheat Sourdough

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 18 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! This recipe is kinda part two of the sourdough introduction. My basic everyday loaf. A jumping off point. A canvas. This is a simple overnight sourdough that is baked the following afternoon. It’s the right balance…

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Doughnuts

Oliebollen

Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Frying Hello my lovelies! I feel it is my spiritual calling to master all the fried doughs of the world. On the menu today are the delightfully festive fruit-filled Dutch oliebollen. They are traditionally made for New Year celebrations but…

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Cakes

Lemon + Thyme Polenta Cake

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! How about a bit of cake? A bit of cake that is pretending it’s spring. Bright lemon with a touch of aromatic thyme. I used to hate the texture of polenta in things. I just didn’t…

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Sourdough

Sourdough English Muffins

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes | Total Time : Overnight | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! Let’s start our sourdough journey with some breakfasty brunchy goodness. I love an english muffin. Mostly because I like toasted things with melty butter on them. Not a bad way to be. In addition to being delicious…

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Baking Advice, Sourdough, Yeast Breads

My Sourdough

Hello my lovelies! Not a recipe today. A foundation. For the longest time I didn’t feel qualified to write this for you. Because sourdough – for the obsessives – is a constant journey. You don’t just get it right and then declare that you are done. You tweak and tweak and tweak. And sometimes it’s slightly better and sometimes something…

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Snacks

Whole Wheat + Hazelnut Crispbread

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Sometimes you stumble on something that is just delicious and you have to share. That’s how these crackers came about. I know I’m obsessed with the cracker. Crunchy savoury snacks FTW. These are based on a…

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Life

One More Bite… The First WB Newsletter!

Hello my lovelies! As some of you already know the first edition of the Wellington Bakehouse newsletter winged it’s way into inboxes over the weekend! Because not all of you have signed up for email notifications and it’s been a wee while since I started talking about the newsletter I thought I’ better share it with you and if you…

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