Cookies

Plum + Almond Thumbprints

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s start the week with some cookies. Grown up versions of a jammy childhood classic. Nutty crunchy almonds and a dollop of plum jam. All the good stuff. Perfect with cups of tea. Everything is really.…

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Cookies

Rye + Vanilla Butter Cookies

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies. Another bust week ahead. Time racing by on this and that. Let’s take a breather and make some cookies. Some simple unassuming cookies that bring a moment of quiet pleasure all week long. These gloriously buttery…

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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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Christmas, Cookies

Glazed Lebkuchen Buttons

 Prep Time : 15 + 75 Minutes | Cook Time : 12 Minutes | Total Time : 2 Days | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! More traditional Christmas goodies with a twist. These mini gingerbread cookies couldn’t be easier to make. You just need to give yourself time to let the dough rest. At least 24 hours. Preferably 48.…

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Cookies

Boo My Valentine

 Prep Time : 10 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 12 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly Hello my lovelies! Halloween is just around the corner. It’s not as big a deal here in NZ. But it’s still fun to get in on the action. Especially if there are puns involved. This year we…

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Cookies

Rugelach Two Ways

 Prep Time : 10 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Not Bad Hello my lovelies! I was gifted a copy of Sweet by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh over the weekend. So naturally I had to bake something straight away. I started simple-ish with the rugelach. I’ve been…

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Life

Life: Tea + Tulips

Hello my lovelies! I hope you’re all taking the changing seasons in your stride. We go onto daylight savings time this coming Sunday. It always catches me out. This week I enjoyed a walk among the tulips. I made cookie dough that I can’t bake up for eight days. I ordered some new glasses . And I’m heading out to…

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Cakes, Cupcakes

Buckwheat + Honey Madeleines

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 6 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! I love to experiment with different flours. One of my all-time favourite books is Alice Medrich’s Flavour Flours. I made the buckwheat genoise sponge from that book and it was utterly delicious. It set my little…

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Life

Life: Bread + Honey

Hello my lovelies! I sat in on a bread class that I will be helping to teach. I’m thinking about balance. I have started working on Christmas recipes. And I found an amazing honey bargain. And the sun is trying to come out today! Go sun go! This cold snap has stalled all the seeds I planted thinking spring was…

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Cookies

Toasted Coconut + Raspberry Linzer Cookies

 Prep Time : 15 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : A bit fiddly Hello my lovelies! As promised. More coconut. There are two kinds of people in NZ. People who like Krispies. And people who are lame. Krispies are coconut flavoured plain cookies that have been around forever.…

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