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RETRO MOUSSE WITH THE MOST

I have to have a little chocolate every single day so consider myself and expert in this field. It’s my treat at the end of a hard day’s work. Because it was the weekend and we had our dear friends Lauren and Alex over…

August 20, 2020
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LEEK, RICOTTA & FENNEL TART

1 tbsp olive oil 2 leeks, chopped (white parts only) 1/2 tsp chilli flakes 1 1/2 tsp each fennel seeds 4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 cups mixed greens, roughly chopped (e.g. herbs, spinach) 1/2 cup ricotta Zest of a lemon 6 eggs, beaten 1/2…

May 23, 2020
Mains Recipes

PAPRIKA & PARMESAN MEATBALL BAKE W/ GREEK YOGHURT

We love meatballs in our house (Blair’s usually our resident meatball chef) and make them tender by soaking breadcrumbs in milk and finishing by baking them in the oven. Feel free to use any mince and leave out the paprika for fussy wee ones.…

May 19, 2020
Dessert Recipes

CHOCOLATE HUMMUS

Who wants a recipe for Chocolate Hummus? I first tried it at Trader Joes on one of Blair’s work trips to Seattle and since travel again is a loooong way off I thought I’d create my own delicious version. Gwynnie thinks it’s cookie dough…

April 20, 2020
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GARDEN GREEN, LEEK & RICOTTA TART W/ HAZELNUT CRUST

This would have to be one of my favourite recipes. I make for new baby gifts, new home gifts, picnics, make ahead meals – you name it. The pastry is rich and buttery so slightly difficult to work with but I have a way…

February 24, 2020
Baking Recipes

CRACK BROWNIE – (GF!)

Sickly treat alert! Chocolate and caramel lovers – this one is for you. And for those who care its gluten free. Cut it into small squares as this is rich and delicious. 120g dark chocolate 120g GF flour 50g cocoa 250g caster sugar 250g…

December 18, 2019
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FENNEL, CHILLI & LIME PULLED PORK TACOS

This delicious rotisserie pork roast recipe you’ll want to make again and again. I created them for Fisher & Paykel using the rotisserie function on their Freestanding Dual Fuel Cooker but feel free to slow roast at 170C for 5-6 hours or until deliciously…

November 11, 2019
Baking Dessert

WALNUT CRUST CHEESECAKE W/ LABNEH & MACERATED TAMARILLOS 

This light, honey sweetened cheesecake is made with strained yoghurt and a nutty walnut crust. Macerating is simply adding sugar or honey to your tamarillos – they’ll produce a dark red syrupy juice not only great with cheesecake but with cereal or even over…

September 15, 2019
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ROAST VEGE W/ SMOKED PAPRIKA CHICKPEAS & WHIPPED FETA

Eaten as the main event or as a side to a rotisserie meat these colourful sticky vege on creamy whipped feta and roast chickpeas which act like smoked croutons are the ultimate comfort food. Feel free to peel the carrots and beetroot first, but…

June 5, 2019
Mains

GREEN GODDESS PIZZA BIANCO

Pizza bianco means “white pizza”, which is a pizza with a ricotta base drizzled with olive oil and of course no tomato sauce. We’ve given it a whole wheat base and topped it with extra cheese and an abundance of green goodness. The pizza…

June 5, 2019