Banana Loaf

Sometimes our sweet tooth gets the better of us and we are just hanging out till dessert time to stuff our faces with cake. But now you don’t have to wait! One wise lady in my life (my flat mate Amy) once told me that because it’s called Banana ‘Loaf’ you could have it at…

Aloo Gobi (North Indian Spiced Potato with Cauliflower)

This is from the beautiful recipe book The Indian Cookery Course by Monisha Bharadwaj. My flat mate Suchita bought it back from Delhi on her travels back to her motherland. Having very limited cooking experience with Indian cuisine, Suchita gave me a few pointers along the way and shared with me her preferred methods over…

Too-easy Blueberry Muffins

Donna Hay – Fast, Fresh, Simple I have made this recipe four times now and I can tell you now I am only a repeat baker when the recipe a) tastes amazing b) its super easy to make, or c) it’s a personal challenge that I want to conquer and show whose boss. This recipe…

Fougasse with Black Olives

Today’s recipe is found in the MiNDFOOD August 2017 Issue. Disclaimer: I have never made bread in my life, but the point of my blog is to try taking some of the fear out of cooking, so let’s go for it!! As I type, my bread is currently in the proofing phase (at least I…

Coconut Rice Pudding

As you will all soon learn, Chelsea Winter is currently my favourite New Zealand chef. Her recipes are simple yet DELICIOUS. Here is my take on her Coconut Rice Pudding, from her book Homemade Happiness. Chelsea’s recipe takes a childhood classic and incorporates it with coconut cream and caramalised pineapple! I am fully on board…