It is Christmas time already, I had so many things I was going to blog about and yet here we are, 9 days away from Christmas. Time seems to run away so fast, the older I get the faster is seems to go. Do you notice the same thing? So what have I been doing? well I have been doing a few videos on youtube, do you subscribe to me? Take a look and see what you think. HereRead more
Category Archives: Baking
Rocky Road Slice Rocky Road Slice. This recipe is from the Edmonds cookbook “Best of Baking”. It is a cookbook I wish I got a long time ago. It has so many recipes that I have not seen before. An example of some are lemon curd cake and yoghurt cake, chocolate cherry brandy cake, this would be a cake nice for Christmas, or rajahs Pizza, spiced pumpkin pie or festive chocolate cake. So many to try. In the descriptionRead more
This will be my last blog for a couple of months. We are taking some long overdue leave. Going to get lost somewhere between the east and west coast of Australia. It will be good that I am going to be away from my kitchen for awhile and for a good part of our break we will also be away from any shops. So the waistline will love me. I baked these biscuits with the intention of keeping some forRead more
“Gingernuts are so spicy” so we were told.
The man in the advert told us that. A very catchy little advert that was shown on New Zealand TV. Check it out here.
The recipe is adapted from the Edmonds Cookbook. It has been adapted for a thermal mixer. Instructions are for old fashion mixing and a thermal mixer.
Lolly Cake Rainbows and sparkles, a cake fit for any unicorn party. It is bright, fun and full of the promise of a festive time. A kiwi tradition. When I was growing up, my mother never made it. The only time that I ever had it was been when I went to birthday parties or functions and my eyes would pop at this amazing coloured cake. It always held a special wonder about it. It always seemed that everyone elseRead more