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The Kiwi Cook is changing its name to The Skillful Cook. Stay tuned for updates!
Take a peek at any Kiwi dinner table on Christmas Day and you’ll almost always find that iconic, and most Kiwi of desserts – Pavlova. ... Read more
Wow, there’s a reason these Little Mocha Custards are served in small cups – it’s not for the faint hearted! This combination of strong coffee, chocolate and ... Read more
Time to celebrate a wee milestone (insert crowd cheering). This is my 300th recipe posted on this blog!! Yep, that’s 300 cakes, cookies, desserts, meals ... Read more
My love of all things Italian continues with this Semifreddo recipe, combining the best qualities of ice-cream and gelato. Though Semifreddo can be made in ... Read more
I can’t lie. The idea of ‘healthy’ chocolate has always pretty much left me cold. That is until now. When it came time to sample this ... Read more
You gotta love technology! Up until this last weekend, I’ve made do with a hand beater during the three years I’ve been writing this blog. ... Read more
The July Daring Bakers’ Challenge was brought to us by Manal from Manal’s Bites. She introduced us to an authentic Palestinian dish from Jaffa that is ... Read more
I was looking for something light and healthy for lunch today and came across a torn-out page from an Australian magazine in one of my ... Read more
If you are a serious chocoholic, read on! Yes, this Spiced Hot Chocolate with Rum is a drink for hard core chocolate lovers! You have ... Read more
I thought I was being very un-chic all these years when I made Broccoli Soup with just broccoli and water. Turns out, I’m very much ... Read more
The July Daring Cooks’ Challenge took us to Korea, where Renata of Testado, Provado & Aprovado taught us to make bibimbap. This colorful rice dish can be ... Read more
When my aunt and uncle from up north suddenly arrived on the doorstep, I had just enough time to whip up a batch of friands ... Read more