Learn how to cook a traditional Apple Crumble with spiced apples


Apple Crumble

How to cook a traditional apple crumble with perfect crunch, a jammy filling and warming tradition in one dish Calling all cooks: learn how to cook a traditional apple crumble for your next family gathering. You will sprinkle chunks of tart granny smith apples with sugar. Dust them with warm spices to evoke scents of … Continue reading Learn how to cook a traditional Apple Crumble with spiced apples

Traditional Bread and Butter Pudding |3 top tips for using butter at home


Bread and Butter Pudding in a white dish

Who has memories of a traditional bread and butter pudding. Maybe stodgy and heavy served with cream in the darkness of a Grandparent’s home mid-winter. That is my initial memory of a bread and butter pudding. Before it became trendy, something to cook with creativity and a reason to save up bread to build an … Continue reading Traditional Bread and Butter Pudding |3 top tips for using butter at home

Anzac Day: The ultimate Anzac cookie ice-cream sandwich


Icecream sandwich in Anzac biscuits and drizzled with honey for Anzac Day

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

Anzac Day food: Feijoa Cheesecake with oaty base


Pineapple Tart single piece with a fork

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