All Recipes

Welcome to our ultimate recipe hub, a culinary playground filled with an enticing variety of dishes for every occasion! We’ve poured our hearts into curating a comprehensive collection of recipes that cater to every taste, skill level, and dietary need. From delectable appetizers to mouthwatering main courses, and from refreshing salads to indulgent desserts, our extensive library covers all the bases to help you create scrumptious, satisfying meals for any event.

Our passionate team of food enthusiasts is dedicated to bringing you the very best in home cooking. We’ve carefully crafted each recipe to ensure that your time spent in the kitchen is both enjoyable and rewarding. With step-by-step instructions, expert tips, and vivid photos, we aim to make your culinary journey a delightful experience full of creativity and inspiration.

Explore the diverse flavors of our collection, featuring dishes inspired by global cuisines and local favorites. Whether you’re a seasoned home cook looking for fresh ideas or a busy parent in search of quick and easy meals, we’ve got you covered. Our recipe hub is constantly updated with new and exciting dishes, so you’ll never run out of ideas to make mealtime a joyous, flavorful affair.

So go ahead, roll up your sleeves, and dive into our treasure trove of recipes. With our guidance and your passion for cooking, every meal you create will be a testament to the love and care you put into the food you share with your family and friends. Embark on a culinary adventure with us and let the magic of home-cooked meals bring joy, warmth, and unforgettable memories to your table.

Pineapple christmas cake

Pineapple Christmas Cake

This Pineapple Christmas cake recipe is well known to New Zealanders, and has been ever since our pre-eminent chef Alison Holst first made it on ... Read more
Louise cage recipe

Louise Cake Slice

Louise Cake, with its shortcake crust slathered with raspberry jam and crowned with a delicately crisp coconut meringue, has been part of the New Zealand landscape ... Read more
Baumkuchen tree cake

Baumkuchen (Tree Cake)

The January 2014 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Francijn of “Koken in de Brouwerij”. She challenged us all to bake layered cakes in the ... Read more

Festive Pavlova Wreath

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
Upside Down Peach & Passionfruit Cake

Upside Down Peach & Passionfruit Cake

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
Peanut Butter Semifreddo with Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Peanut Butter Semifreddo with Chocolate Fudge Sauce

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

Healthy Nut Butter Chocolate

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

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Cream & Caramel Sauce

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
Yafawi sfeeha with sweet walnut filling

Yafawi Sfeeha (with sweet walnut filling)

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
Asian Fish & Rice Patties

Asian Fish & Rice Patties

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

Spiced Hot Chocolate with Rum

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

Broccoli Soup

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