Lemon Verbena Syrup Cake

When skies are grey and you need some cheer – make cake. This tangy sweet delicious number will warm the cockles of your heart. This recipe is from The Cooks Herb Garden by Mary Browne, Helen Leach and Nancy Titchbourne. Three New Zealand sisters who put together useful, gorgeous books. See also The Cooks Salad […]

Bron’s Seedy Oat Bread

Bron, from Ruth’s Microgreens, is the clever clogs behind this delicious bread. Move over the one pot bake – this easy recipe gets mixed in the loaf tin you bake it in. We be lovin’ it! Thanks Bron. 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup chickpea flour 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup […]

Kumara and Ginger Loaf

June is the perfect month for this kind of baking. Dense, moist and gingery – its just the thing to make a grey day bright. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Steam or roast 2 large kumara (a great use for leftover roasties), and puree. 11/2cups of kumara puree 75g melted butter or coconut oil […]

Rosewater Almond Cake

Bring your rose petals to the table with this beautiful cake. Perfectly timed for the many celebrations that take place at this time of year – it looks gorgeous, but is super simple to make. This cake comes to us from Eleanor Ozich’s book “My Petite Kitchen Cookbook”. Tasty, simple wholefood – I highly recommend […]