Trisha’s Lemon Madeira Cake

We all know someone with a lemon tree (if we’re not lucky to have one ourselves), and with lemons growing in abundance, why not get baking and try this gorgeous lemon Madeira cake recipe that Trisha adapted from one of Nigella’s. Make several and pop them in the freezer for when unexpected guests arrive, they’ll improve over time. “I’m a …

 

 

Homemade Pancake Mix

Who doesn’t love pancakes for brunch on Saturday morning? Or how about for dinner Sunday night? Growing up, we would have pancakes for dinner once a month. It was quite an occasion with Dad putting on his dress suit and bow tie and acting the goat if we had friends over – such great memories – pancakes will always have a …

 

 

Easy Grapefruit And Lemon Marmalade

So many ripe lemons and grapefruit, BUT what to do with the excess? Try making this very easy marmalade. No peeling required – just chop and go! I like to substitute some of the sugar with Earthbound Raw Manuka Honey which gives a lovely flavour and produces a thick gooey marmalade. The secret to making great jam is to get …

 

 

Hemp Update

On 12 November 2017 the sale of hemp seed foods for human consumption was passed by the New Zealand Food Standards Code, however, we are still waiting for domestic laws to change which is very, very slow going. Apparently we are still about a month away from the sign off which hasn’t stopped inventive chefs around the country coming up …