“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” Mae West (1893 – 1980), American actress, playwright.
ANZAC Day is over for another year but Anzac biscuits live on and can be made any time. There’s always been this wonderful story that ANZAC biscuits were sent and eaten by troops in Gallipoli. Not true according to the New Zealand Army Museum researchers though there is some evidence that biscuits made with…..
Pavlova is a very traditional New Zealand dessert. Some pavlovas rise beautifully and look great, others (like mine) tend to flop and need to be propped up with cream and decorations. They taste good regardless, though my son (aged about 8) once asked me why my pavlovas didn’t look as good as the bought ones!!…..
A few months ago my daughter Sandra asked me if I still had a gem iron – the really solid cast-iron one she remembered from her childhood. Currently at home with small children Sandra had decided she wanted to make ginger gems in a real gem iron, the one that you heat in the oven while you prepare the…..