Bars and Slices

Coconut Macaroon Slice

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I’m feeling coconut today. I walked past someone wearing coconut body lotion yesterday and I have been craving it ever since. In NZ we have a thing called Louise Cake. It’s shortcake topped with jam and…

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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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Preserves

Classic Raspberry Jam

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! I spent a lot of time thinking about a clever twist on raspberry jam for you. But then I realised that it’s such a staple in so many recipes that the best thing would be to…

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Preserves

Feijoa + Lime Jam

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! It’s been a while since we had some jam around here. Hopeless. This one is mostly for the kiwis. Since the rest of the world is generally perplexed about what a feijoa is. If you can…

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Preserves

Blackberry + Brandy Jam

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jammin’ Hello my lovelies! It’s about time we circled back to jam. We’re pulling together a recipe to make any time of year really. Let’s face it. In NZ even at the height of their seasons our fresh berries are…

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Preserves

Plum, Hibiscus + Rose Jam

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jammin’ Hello my lovelies! Can’t stay away from jam for long. Especially now I have my new copper jam pan. It is so beautiful. I made it a special spot on display in the kitchen. Sigh. It makes fabulous jam…

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Bars and Slices

Apricot Crumble Bars

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Now that you have a haul of gorgeous sunny jam or if you just love apricot things lets get down to business. These bars have lots of my favourite things. Apricots. Jam. Oats. Sesame. They also…

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Preserves

Apricot Twist Jam

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jam Hello my lovelies! It’s jam season. I won’t shut up about it. Sorry not sorry. Apricot is my all time favourite jam. Today we are putting a zesty citrus twist on it. Sunshine in a jar. Apricots can be…

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Life

LIFE: Heat + Sweet

Hello my lovelies! It is still hot. Too hot for cool weather creatures like me. I’ve been busy making preserves which is probably not helping the heat. I’ve been going mad with caramels. And I caught up with some friends I don’t get to see very often. Sugar featured strongly this week.

Pies & Tarts

Jam Tartlets {For Mum}

 Prep Time : 10 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! We are a bit back to front this week. Baking first and preserving second. Sometimes that’s how things work out. This recipe is simple but comes out cute and special. Perfect to make with…

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