Feijoa Almond Tart

Ingredients: Sweet Paste: 125g plain flour 25g icing sugar pinch salt 75g cold butter 1 yolk 8ml cold water Vanilla Almond Cream: 125g...

Soft Set Quince Jelly

Quince are a strange and wonderful fruit. I thought too much about what I was going to do with them but then I realised I should just...

Vanilla Poached Pears

Round two of the Autumn Collection - poached pears. It's lovely to have these with ice cream, custard or put into an almond tart or...

Marmalade from the Autumn Goods

After receiving a heap of citrus from a friend, I put myself straight to work making marmalade. The first round of 'Marm' I'm making is...

Vanilla Baked Cheesecake. My favourite!

I am going to get straight into it here. I do not care much for eating cake. I love making cake and giving it to my friends and family. I...

Plum Custard Danish

I love laminated dough. I love making it, I love the way it looks when its raw with the layers of butter striped through the dough. When...

Plum Jam and Custard for Danishes

These are my two flavours of choice for the danishes. The plum jam isn't a true jam, I wanted to keep the sugar content down so as to...

Hot Cross Buns - Slow Bake

Slow bake means to make sure you give yourself time. Specifically the proving. There are 3 proves in this recipe and being a dough with...

When You Can't Decide, Do Both!

Ginger Crunch vs Caramel Slice. Which to make? I have all the ingredients to make either. And I can see myself, my friends and my family...

Homegrown Salsa

The tomato plants we have in the garden are abundant with fruits! All through the summer we have been making relish, soups and pasta...

Summer Diary - 10/01/2020

BLISTERED CORN AND PICKLED CARROT 1 ear of corn 1 carrot 100 ml white wine vinegar 1 ½ tbsp South Karori honey 50 ml water 1 tsp finely...

Lemon Curd and Sour Meringue

Lemons are in abundance at the moment and I felt the urge to use the bounty from the tree. Lemon curd is great because it keeps in the...

Financiers You Say...

Financiers are described in Larousse Gastronomique as "a cake made from a sponge mixture made with ground almonds and whisked egg whites....

Fresh Bread Is My Jam

How can something that it made from 3 ingredients so diverse and comforting. I could waffle on and on about the joys of bread. And maybe...

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