• Mains

    REUBEN BURGERS WITH GRUYERE & PICKLES

    Here’s one for ANZAC Day – my take on this classic New York deli sandwich which is traditionally made by stuffing toasted rye bread with corned beef, sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese, and Russian dressing.…

    April 24, 2017
  • Baking

    CHEWY LIME & WHITE CHOC COOKIES (GF)

    Thank goodness limes have come down in price! We’ve planted a tree but I think we’ll need to wait another season for fruit (annoyingly) I adore limes for their sharp flavour and versitility for…

    April 4, 2017
  • Mains

    BLACKENED HAPUKA BURGERS WITH SMOKED PAPRIKA MAYO

    It’s amazing how some simple spices, a skillet, and fresh meaty fish can produce such flavour. These blackened Hapuka burgers with smoked paprika mayo are a great Friday night treat and best of all they’re super…

    March 19, 2017
  • Baking

    HONEY, SEED & CACAO LUNCHBOX BARS

    Many hands make light work! Here’s a recipe for some lovely energy-packed lunchbox bars my daughter Gwynnie and I made for our dear friend Pippi who started school a couple of weeks back. We’ve used seeds…

    March 12, 2017
  • Baking Dessert

    LIME, BLACK SESAME & BLUEBERRY LOAF CAKE

    Here’s a delicious twist on the classic lemon and poppy seed loaf, this lime, black sesame and blueberry loaf is incredibly moist with crunchy sesame seeds, topped with an easy blueberry drizzle inspired by the…

    March 1, 2017
  • 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