Anzac caramel slice


What comes to mind when you think of Anzac Day? Chances are Anzac biscuits are one of the first things you think of, along with dawn services and remembrance. And there’s a good reason for that – those sweet, chewy, oaty biscuits are an absolute Anzac Day staple. While Anzac biscuits are beautiful as they…

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Zesty date squares


How long has it been since you sat down with a date square and a cup of tea? Chances are, it’s been awhile – they’ve dropped off the radar a little. Well, I’m here to get these delicious little squares back onto your baking list and give them another 30 seconds or so in the…

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Best summer desserts (without using the oven!)


Hasn’t this summer been the best? The long days, sunny weather and never-ending heat have certainly made this summer one to remember. The only trouble is it’s been way too hot to actually bake. As much as I’ve wanted something sweet in the house, the thought of turning on the oven has put me off…

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Lemon bundt cake

Sometimes you just need a cake in the house, right? That’s exactly how this cake came to be – the baby was sleeping and I just needed something tangy and sweet to go along with my cup of tea. First up: you’ll need a bundt pan. I only recently picked one up and while you can find all…

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Zesty lemon melting moments

It’s that time of year again – lemon season! The branches of our lemon tree are literally sagging under the weight of all the lemons, so it seemed like the perfect time to do a little lemony baking while the baby snoozed. These zesty lemon melting moments live up to their name: they’re zesty, tangy…

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Jelly Tip ice cream bowl

As much as I love making decadent treats, some of my favourite things to make are based around the desserts of Kiwi childhoods – jelly and ice cream. After all, the best desserts don’t need to be complicated – all you really need are good quality ingredients and great flavour combinations. Now you’ve all seen…

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This is Thea

While I’m sure you’ve already heard the news on Facebook and Instagram, it’s time to make it ‘blog official’ and introduce the newest member of our little family – the delightful Thea. The past couple of months have been an absolute blur of all kinds of weird, wonderful and (above all) memorable moments for our…

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Apple and berry crumble slice

Apple and berry is one of those combinations that are almost guaranteed to please pretty much everyone – particularly during these cooler winter months. There’s just something about it that makes you want to snuggle up on the couch, right? While apple and berry crumble is a ‘go-to’ for lots of people over winter, crumble…

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Black Forest Tim Tam parfaits

With the weather cooling down and a newborn on the horizon, I’m spending more time snuggling up at home than ever. And you know what? It’s actually pretty amazing. While not needing to set an alarm, having the option of wearing pyjamas all day and watching the rain rather than trekking through it are all…

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