Apple Crumble – deconstructed just for fun


  When I cooked with Josh Emmett on MasterchefNZ at Kauri Cliffs I helped him with a crumble element of his dessert.  It gave me the idea to try to cook elements separately and I spent a lot of time experimenting in the Masterchef mansion kitchen.  I also fell in love with David Chang’s books … Continue reading Apple Crumble – deconstructed just for fun

Feijoa Loaf: with banana and syrup, perfect for tea time


Feijoa loaf and mascarpone

I love this feijoa loaf. I adore feijoas in general. It’s unusual because I am an Aussie. But from the moment I arrived in New Zealand, I fell in love with the feijoa. I love to eat the flesh directly from the skin. I use a teaspoon to pierce the ripe flesh and scoop it straight … Continue reading Feijoa Loaf: with banana and syrup, perfect for tea time