Jaffa Slice Means Christmas – Kiwi cooking

Jaffa Slice Means Christmas – Kiwi cooking

If you have any space on your no-doubt groaning tables, this has to be found a place. Being from the other side of the world, we love our Roasts at Christmas (in 30°C) but this is one thing (in addition to Christmas Pud, Brandy Cream and Mince Pies) that simply makes me think of Christmas. With the counterpoint of the Malt Biscuits, the Coconut and Chocolate Chips make a decadent mouthful, brought together by Condensed… View Post

Sweetcorn Fritter Recipe | Classic Kiwi Cooking

Sweetcorn Fritter Recipe | Classic Kiwi Cooking

In my search to better define kiwi cooking, I’ve found another dish that I adore but has sadly fallen out of my list since moving to the Northern hemisphere (bar when I find in in gem restaurants). This Sweetcorn Fritter recipe is the epitome of classic Kiwi cooking (though many civilisations have their own sweetcorn fritters.) Easy, fairly heathly, great to add in your own touches, sweetcorn fritters are a great easy brunch. I like to add grated Zucchini… View Post

Kiwi Cooking: Ginger Slice Recipe

Kiwi Cooking: Ginger Slice Recipe

At the moment I’m having a love affair with Ginger, and making this Ginger Slice recipe is my absolute favourite way to eat it. It’s not particularly healthy, but it’s scrumptious and really easy to make. On reflection, I think I know why I have been into Ginger – it’s so autumnal: soft, spicy, dancing on the palate. Combine this with a biscuit base, golden syrup and icing sugar. Warms the cockles of your heart.… View Post

Bacon & Egg Pie

Bacon & Egg Pie

Look no further for an ultimate Kiwi comfort food.  Whenever I get chatting with people about New Zealand, they always ask what kind of food we eat. I always feel like I am letting them down when I say “Oh, you know, normal stuff: 3 meat and vege, roasts, pasta…” It’s not really like we have national dish, except maybe roast lamb, the disputed pavlova or hangi, but hangi is really more for special occasions. One of… View Post