Lewis Road Creamery and Whittaker’s Chocolate Milk

  PHOTO (this is where a photo of Lewis Road Creamery (and Whittaker’s) Fresh Chocolate Milk would be – but there is one small glitch – I can’t find any!)   Where is the stuff? There is nothing like short supply to create a frenzy of interest. While short supply helps to create a frenzy, […]

Warming Winter Breakfast

  As it is almost officially the middle of winter, Mum and I had a sneaky dash of warming brandy in our Sunday morning breakfast coffee. This was Mum’s idea entirely, and a very good one too, as was adding a bit more than a splash of cream to our coffee. The coffee we used was roasted […]

Whittakers and Griffins Cookie Bear Hundreds and Thousands Chocolate Block

    Whittakers is a well respected New Zealand chocolate company. Griffins produce the iconic and well-recognised Cookie Bear hundreds and thousands biscuits, which are vanilla biscuits covered in pink icing with multi-coloured hundreds and thousands sprinkles on top. These two companies have joined forces to bring us a chocolate block based on the hundreds […]

Raspberry Meringues

  Raspberry Meringues (with Fresh As Freeze-Dried Raspberry Powder)     Raspberry Meringues with whipped cream filling: these taste raspberry-licious!   Raspberries and cream: such a great taste combination and a classic flavour.   When thinking of meringues, the usual image is of white, crispy, puffed shells. I have never been overly fond of meringues […]

Raspberry Smoothie (incorporating ‘Fresh As’ Freeze-Dried Raspberry Powder)

    Mum and I love going shopping at Vetro, a specialty food store. Last time we were there I happened across a range of freeze-dried fruits and fruit powders made by New Zealand company, Fresh As. The freeze-dried products are available in a variety of flavours and all looked very tempting so it took […]