Scones

Hot Cross Scones

Hello my lovelies! Easter is nearly here and I know y’all are busy. If you have the time you really should make full hot cross buns but sometimes you just want a warm quick fix of delicious spice and fruit! These scones fall firmly into the seasonal tradition of putting spice and fruit into almost anything and calling it “hot…

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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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Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Sweets

Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Prep Time: 40 Minutes | Chill Time: 3 Hours | Total Time: 4 hours | Difficulty: A bit fiddly Hello my lovelies! What better way to Valentine (that’s a verb now) than with an indulgent treat that everyone can enjoy? Beautifully smooth rich chocolate truffles with no gluten, dairy or eggs. They come together with ease and disappear just as…

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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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Sourdough

Poppy + Sesame Sourdough

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 18 hours | Difficulty : Sourdough Hello my lovelies! All sourdough all the time here. Made three different doughs last week. This one. Some playing around with barley. And sourdough flatbreads for a dinner with friends on the weekend. This one is a whiter base…

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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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Preserves

Beetroot + Orange Relish

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 45 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : A bit messy Hello my lovelies! You’d be unsurprised to know that I have had up to six kinds of jam in my fridge at any one time. I’m a fan. I’m also a fan of savoury condiments. Right now…

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