Feijoa, Apple and Almond Crumble

    Just thinking about this recipe makes my mouth water. The sugar and butter melding together in the oven, produces lovely gooey caramel edges around the dish. Mum and I looked at several MasterChef recipes for crumbles but came up with our own version and we will certainly be making this many times during […]

Blueberry Honey Mille-Feuille

  Looks great, tastes even better, and these are my own home-grown blueberries.   This recipe can be prepared ahead of time; the custard and whipped cream filling can be blended a day ahead, and the cooked filo sheets keep in an airtight container for about 3 days. Assemble the mille-feuille just before serving so […]

“Not Butter Chicken” – Vegetarian Butter Chicken

  This recipe is (adapted) from Jeremy Dixon’s first Revive Café Cookbook, and this dish is served at his Revive Café in Auckland. I have changed the quantities because his recipe made a whopping amount. Plus he roasted his carrots for 20 minutes, whereas I diced them and added them into the pot after the […]

Pear and Orange Breakfast

    This recipe is healthy and delicious. I really like the coconut and orange flavours together, and the orange zest, juice, and pulp provides an intense, bright citrusy zing to start the day. The flavour combination in every mouthful is different, adding a nice bit of interest to each spoonful. Mum found the original […]