Last weekend I met my girlfriend at La Cigale Market in Parnell – she lives out South and I live on the North Shore, so nearly a half-way point, and a great place for a nice weekend brunch, and a … Continue reading Lemon Croissant Pudding for two – Decadent Indulgence!
I spotted a couple of banana’s in the fruit bowl that needed some magic to bring them back to life – closer inspection told me that there was nothing left for these brown-skinned beauties but to sacrifice themselves for a tasty cake! One of my favourite recipes for a banana cake uses yoghurt instead of milk, and although the recipe says unsweetened yoghurt I use whatever I have in the refrigerator (including fruit varieties). This is a very easy recipe to put together and that also makes it a favourite of mine – when you are busy with a family and a job outside of the … Continue reading Banana Yoghurt Cake – a family favourite!
One of our favourite salad combinations is Pear and Blue Cheese – sometimes I roast walnuts and add these delicious nuts for some crunch. That works well on a cold salad; this salad is warm however so no nuts required! Continue reading Warm Roasted Pear, Fennel & Blue Cheese Salad
We have been blessed with another long weekend in New Zealand – Waitangi Day falling on Monday creating this welcome three day break from work 🙂 Now for those of you reading from outside of New Zealand, Waitangi Day is … Continue reading Weekend Brunch for Two – Spanish Eggs!
A quick and easy recipe for white chocolate and cranberry cookies – we love the chewiness of the cranberries with the crunch of the cookie! Continue reading White Chocolate & Cranberry Cookies