Anzac Day: The ultimate Anzac cookie ice-cream sandwich


I began mucking around today with ideas for Anzac Day baking. You shouldn’t steer to far from the delicious chewiness that is the traditional ANZAC cookie. I did however become inspired by the thought of an Anzac cookie ice-cream sandwich. This may have been due to the tub of Kapiti camomile and salted honey ice-cream … Continue reading Anzac Day: The ultimate Anzac cookie ice-cream sandwich

American Butter Cream Icing


American Butter Cream Icing is perfect for icing cupcakes. Get your proportions right and then enjoy mastering your piping. Print American Butter Icing An American Buttercream Icing for Cupcakes Course Dessert Cuisine American Keyword icing Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes Servings 20 cupcakes Author V B Ingredients 500 g icing sugar 150 … Continue reading American Butter Cream Icing

Anzac Day food: Feijoa Cheesecake with oaty base


This feijoa cheesecake is for the creative kitchen cook who enjoys experimenting with unique ideas.  The combination of apple and feijoa brings in a natural sweet hit. You can use the cheese mixture  as the topping or you can flip it over and have the fruit on top! Whichever way takes your fancy 🙂 The … Continue reading Anzac Day food: Feijoa Cheesecake with oaty base

sweet, crumbly, mince pies


I love mince pies. They totally reminded me of my Mum’s house at Christmas time. She wouldn’t dream of buying them and makes her own gorgeous crumbly short crust pastry. They may not look perfect, and I am glad about that – because they look homemade and sure taste better for it. What I hate … Continue reading sweet, crumbly, mince pies

Deconstructed Banoffi Pie


Print Deconstructed Banoffi Pie Hilariously this transpired by complete error and has been popular ever since. I have had people emailing me for the recipe – so here you are 🙂 There are SO many different versions of this classic British Pie, that was apparently first served in East Sussex in the early 1970s. This … Continue reading Deconstructed Banoffi Pie