Baking Dessert

    CARAMEL BUCKWHEAT CAKE WITH HONEY & CHERRIES (GF)

    February 19, 2017

    Caramel is one of my all time favourite flavours. While I’ve called this a caramel cake, it’s actually not in the true sense it’s just that the coconut sugar gives it an intense heavenly caramel flavour and dense texture. In the loosest sense it’s semi-healthy made with buckwheat and almond flour and for those who care it’s gluten free. Cherries are just about done and dusted for the season so feel free to swap out with thawed berries or poached…

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    Baking Dessert

    BLACK DORIS, ALMOND & ORANGE CAKE

    Long weekends call for cake in our household. I’ve whipped up this simple one with beautiful week-old plums from the Grey Lynn Farmers market. This light, fresh Plum & Almond Cake is ideal for a…

    February 5, 2017
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    Mains

    DOUBLE PEA, HERB & CHILLI FALAFEL

    Our meat-free January continues with these deliciously bright-green falafel; they’re jam-packed with veges using both fresh and dried peas. The dried peas work like a flour harnessing the all their herby goodness. Feel free to make slightly…

    January 23, 2017
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    TOMATO COCONUT PEARL BARLEY WITH HALLOUMI & AVOCADO

    After a month of eating rich, winter meat-heavy food, we’re feeling slightly (OK very!) weighed down and craving more veg based meals. Although our holiday was so special catching up with friends and family,…

    January 17, 2017
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    AGGE’S SWEDISH SALAD WITH SEEDED CRACKERS

    My dear friend Agge, among many other talents, makes the most scrumptious salads – usually out of simple pantry ingredients. I don’t know what her secret is but they always taste so damn good. I crave…

    January 10, 2017
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    Baking Dessert

    DARK CHOCOLATE, PECAN & CHERRY SLAB

    Happy New Year from chilly San Francisco. We’re lucky enough to be adventuring here again visiting family (while also longing for some Kiwi heat!). Here’s a delicious recipe for a simple, no-bake chocolate biscuit…

    January 1, 2017
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    FARRO RISOTTO WITH BASIL, BLUE CHEESE & SQUASH

    We’re in London for a chilly Christmas with my beloved sister Bec (super exciting!) so you’ll have to excuse the wintry fare over the next couple of weeks..I’ve given this earthy risotto a summer twist…

    December 21, 2016