For a sweet treat with a twist, you can’t go past this simple recipe for chocolate bark. It is sure to wow, but is also incredibly easy to make – especially if you’re lucky enough to be using an induction cooktop, where the heat control is so precise so you can melt the chocolate directly [...]
If you’re a big zucchini fan like me, then you’ll have been enjoying the abundance of them around at the moment. I’ve been heading down to my local farmers market to pick up beautiful fresh ones of varying shapes, sizes and colour. Zucchinis are amazingly versatile and can be added to a wide ranges of meals [...]
It’s time to say a toast to the end of 2015 – and what better drink to do it with than a delicious and refreshing Violet Fizz cocktail! This cocktail has all the elements for the perfect summer drink – gin (obviously), mint and cucumber, and the beautifully delicate Crème de violette. Subtle and fragrant, [...]
Happy New Year everyone! After a holiday season filled with delicious food, some of you might not want to look at another slice of cake or bite of chocolate again for some time. I, however, have not been deterred and am feeling inspired by this beautifully rich dark chocolate torte.
It might officially be spring, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still a chill in the air down here in Dunedin. So enjoy the longer spring nights tucked up indoors with a glass of this hot spiced apple cider to warm you up from the inside out.
Roses are one of my absolute favourite things in the world. Inspired by a childhood spent playing outside in the garden, I am completely enamoured with the beautiful flowers and their sweet scent. Both of my Grandmothers have beautiful rose gardens, and I have spent many happy days with them over the years pottering around [...]
With the days getting shorter, the sun creeping lower in the sky, and the cold weather setting in, winter is well and truly on its way. To be honest, I don’t mind the cold so much – I love wrapping up warm and stepping outside on a bright and cold morning, able to see my breath [...]
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