Sunday Bake – Blueberry Muffins

Yesterday I went to the French markets in Parnell, Auckland – La Cigale. I love strolling around this market and tasting different foods, and chatting to the growers. You can do your weekly vegetable shopping, have a tasty brunch or just a great coffee! Continue reading Sunday Bake – Blueberry Muffins

Banana Yoghurt Cake – a family favourite!

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!

Chutney Anyone? So Easy & So Delish!

We took a short road trip to the Hobsonville Point Farmers Market a few months ago after hearing about it from friends. So worth the drive – great selection of organically grown fruit & veg, lovely home made cheeses, relishes and breads.  You can try all the products before you buy…and trust me, you will definitely find something yummy to buy! One of the ‘must have’ purchases was a jar of Eggplant Kasundi. Now I don’t know about  you but I have never really done much with eggplants. I have looked at them in the supermarket & often thought they seem over priced, and then that has put … Continue reading Chutney Anyone? So Easy & So Delish!