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CHOC OATY COCONUT COOKIES (GF)

Another day another cookie – I had hoped to photograph and stack of these chocolate beauties but there was only one left by the time I got there. Here’s my big girl cupping the last one which I swiftly ate. I can’t claim this recipe, it’s a…

September 11, 2021
Mains

SMOKY CHOWDER W/ BROWN BUTTER, BLUE COD, PAUA & SAGE

Here’s a really special dish perfect for Father’s Day. It’s chowder but not like you’ve ever tasted. Smoked paprika and sweet kumara pair perfectly with buttery blue cod and salty paua in this delicious interpretation of a classic Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time:…

September 11, 2021
Mains

ROAST KUMARA, COCONUT & LIME LAKSA W/ CRISPY CHILLI CHICKPEAS

Serves: 4 This is laksa but not as you know it! Loaded with sticky kumara, crunchy chickpeas and dollaps of silky coconut yoghurt, it goes perfectly with Zeffer 0% Crisp Apple Cider. We’ve made this medium in heat but feel free to adjust the…

September 11, 2021
Baking Breakfast

ORANGE & VANILLA BUCKWHEAT WAFFLES

We’re a wee bit late to the waffle party in our house. Until 2 months ago I’d never even made them. It’s been a bit of a revelation and we’ve been making all sorts over the last few weeks. I make a big batch…

September 11, 2021
Dessert

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
Mains

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
Mains

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