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Pavlova

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!!…..

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Feijoa Crumble – 2017 style

Late in 2016 I said I would be updating some of the 1970/1980s recipes to met our changed tastes.  As we move into another feijoa season, here’s my more modern take on Feijoa Crumble. The crumble is chunkier and this recipe uses much less sugar.

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Chocolate Sauce Pudding 2016 style

This easy pudding has long been a family favourite.  Everyone loves the rich sauce that forms under the sponge during cooking. It is a great comfort food and I made it when a friend came for dinner after she was freaked out by recent earthquakes in New Zealand.  As I made it I reduced the…..

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Feijoa Crumble

Feijoas – those green fruit that fall to the ground in May in New Zealand when they are ripe. At this time of the year people either have more feijoas than they know what to do with or don’t have access to them at all.  And people either love them or hate them.  There seems to be…..

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