I'm amazed at how many people have never heard of Louise Cake... if you have, you're clearly one of the lucky ones. Buttery moist cake like base (it's almost a pastry to be honest!), baked, then smothered in jam (traditionally raspberry), then topped with a coconut meringue, before being baked again. I recently purchased a […] Read More
Party & Festive
Recipes for parties and festivities, including birthdays, Christmas, Halloween, and Easter.
There's something insanely delicious about nostalgic foods like this. We would always have these at birthday parties growing up, except mum would make the honey version (she was a health nut), which although tasty, is mighty boring compared to these! I searched the internet high and low for a recipe for ones which were peanut […] Read More
Okay, so I didn't create this recipe. It's from the classic Edmonds Cookbook that you'll find in most NZ households. It is, however, one that I've been enjoying for as long as I can remember. I have the best memories of sitting on the kitchen bench at my Nana's house, helping to roll the dough […] Read More
Cheesecake, you either love it or you hate it and my house has always been divided. Well everybody loves it, and me, not so much... and seeing I am the one who tends to do most of the cooking, we don't often eat cheesecake. I'm not sure why I never liked it, maybe I just […] Read More
COOKIES! I am all about the cookies at the moment. Maybe it's part of being a new mum and the fact that I'm constantly hungry, or needing to snack on the go, either way, give, me, the, COOKIES. I have to admit however, this is the first batch of cookies that I have made myself […] Read More