Feijoa Muffins

  This is a lovely recipe that I think tastes more like cake or shortcake than a regular muffin.   Feijoas are my favourite fruit and it is my firm belief that one can never have too many feijoa recipes…but you can have favourites, and this is one such indispensible recipe that Mum and I […]

Blackberry and Apple Coulis

    This coulis is made from the last pick of the autumn blackberries for this season and my Dad grew them. There was such a lot of fruit that Mum and I decided to make a coulis so we could store it in the pantry and savour that blackberry taste for months ahead. This […]

Hot Cross Buns (with fruit, and without fruit)

  This shows half of the hot cross buns with fruit and half without.   Hot cross buns at Easter are a must, and this is a lovely hot cross bun recipe. Mum has been using this recipe since the 1980s, when it appeared in an issue of New Zealand More magazine. Mum and I […]

Scrambled Eggs with Sweetcorn

  Sweetcorn is a great addition to scrambled eggs as it adds sweetness and texture and makes scrambled eggs a more substantial dish. In this recipe you can use cooked corn sliced off the cob, canned corn (whole kernels or cream-style corn), or frozen corn. Mum and I used frozen sweetcorn to add into the […]

Multi-Coloured Jelly Worms

  Jelly Worms escaping the dish…   Jelly worms sparkling in the sunshine…   These Jelly Worms are made from green (lime flavoured), yellow (tropical flavoured), and purple (blackberry flavoured) jellies.   Who says you shouldn’t play with your food. This is a bit of fun using coloured jellies and straws to make Jelly Worms […]