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Auckland Writers Festival: Stephanie Alexander and the Everyday Delight of Food

Stephanie Alexander is desperate for our children to fall madly, deeply, truly in love—with food. And with over ten per cent of Australian primary schools participating in the… 361 more words


Rose Cupcakes for Mother's Day

You might think, ‘Bloody hell, these look complicated!’
The truth is, I have NEVER iced cupcakes with buttercream before. This is my very first attempt! I have iced heaps of cupcakes with fondant and heaps with chocolate ganache, but never buttercream. 928 more words

Alison Rodericks

Plenty of pumpkin

A local farmer has been selling pumpkins from the back of his ute.  The pumpkins are at a bargain price and even though there are only two of us at home I decided to buy a full pumpkin and see what I could use it for. 207 more words



I’ve always been a fan of anzac cookies because they’re just so darn yummy. I often do a double batch of this recipe and then freeze half of it – that’s how far the anzac cookie obsession goes. 184 more words

Zakiya Taylor

Introducing TDPC - Sandra

Sharing good food, fine wine and stimulating conversation at the dinner table is my favourite pastime, so planning, cooking and posting for a virtual dinner party hosted by “The Dinner Party Collective” is for me an exciting new project. 306 more words


The perils of pavlova

There are many rules in cooking and I’m sure I break most of them. But I ignored one the other night and it caught me out. 918 more words


Loss, love, and a whole lotta Helen

I’m looking forward to heading up to Auckland next month for Auckland Writers Festival. This’ll be my third time heading up to Auckland for the writers festival (I wrote about the 2014 festival… 762 more words