Cookies, Egg Free

Fig, Hazelnut + Orange Cookies

Hello my lovelies! Before we start say after me: Dorie Greenspan is a goddess. One of the OG baking queens her recipes always turn out. This recipe is based on one of hers. I have made the original recipe a bunch of times and gobbled down the results with a stupid grin. This is a minor deviation. Hazelnuts instead of…

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Cakes, Loaves

Carrot + Maple Loaf Cake

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 don’t belong in cake’ folk. More cake for me. This is an easy loaf that comes together in no time…

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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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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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Cakes, Quick Breads

Pumpkin, Honey + Cinnamon Bread

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I am a huge fan of the foundation recipe. I totally get that it may seem like false economy for someone who needs people to come back to me for all the recipes. But it’s useful…

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Cookies

Butter Pretzel Cookies

Prep Time : 30+ Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : A bit fiddly Hello my lovelies! Christmas is over but that doesn’t mean cookies have to be. I’ve been loving my new book The Nordic Baking Book. It was a Christmas present to myself and it is a fabulous collection…

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Sourdough

Sundried Tomato, Cheddar + Chilli Sourdough

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 18 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! Sometimes you just need a salty satisfying snack. And if we’re trying to be good for at least a little while then we probably don’t want to reach for the chips. So let’s make a gloriously…

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Sourdough, Yeast Breads

Sourdough Salted Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 18 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! I get asked quite regularly in bread class if it’s possible to make the sweet enriched dough (that we make into doughnuts) with sourdough. I keep saying yes but it needs a bit of experimenting so…

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