Tag Archives: baking

Ginger Kisses

My little sister is a baker extrodinaire. Being both patient and a perfectionist means that she is able to create the most delicate treats. She has even nominated herself to make our wedding cake for us! We have just spent a perfect weekend together with her visiting me in Auckland before she takes off for […]

Lazing on a Sunday afternoon…

Even though I am not a sweet tooth, give me a hunk of blue cheese over chocolate any day, lazy days are always made better by coffee and cakes. So I was actually pleased when I woke up on Sunday morning to the sound of rain drumming on the roof. It made it perfectly excusable to […]

Buon Natale!

Food, family, sunshine, shopping, wine, more food, parties, friends, more wine, rain, and then some more food. Christmas. The day people stress about and love all at the same time. I think there is no better opportunity to get in the kitchen or sit at a table and enjoy the over indulgence that is the […]

I’m no good at maths, but I can still bake a cake.

Another week has gone by, and I find myself propped up in bed writing this after another glorious weekend. A Shutter Pirates exhibition, friends over for Saturday lunch, The Black Keys being totally amazing and blowing my mind, a beautiful engagement party, and dumplings and beers at Penny’s new Love Shack. Not a bad one at all. […]

Holidays and Home

Home in Wellington with one of the best cooks I know, my D ingredient is dates. These date scones are care of my mother and based on the Deluxe recipe, one of my favourite cafés in Wellington. Date Scones 4 cups of flour 4 tsp baking powder 1 can of sprite 300ml cream Zest of half an […]