Ponsonby Wanderings

Last night a friend, Alicia, who has just moved to Auckland, and I decided to explore Ponsonby road.  Ponsonby has a reputation of being the posh part of Auckland.  I have also heard that the night life in Ponsonby is more “suited” to people in their early twenties, especially those who feel they are too … More Ponsonby Wanderings

Lemon and Ginger Slice

My family has a thing for slices, especially my mum and brother (Dad insists he likes anything I bake). Although they both enjoyed the cupcakes (which are now all gone) and the lemon cordial, slices are definitely their favourite. This slice is a variation on my mums ginger slice, specially requested by my brother.

Lemon Cordial

This recipe for Lemon Cordial comes from my Granny.  She always has a bottle (or two) of this in her fridge. All you have to do is pour about 10mm into the bottom of a glass, then full it up with plain old water.  Its also great with hot water (especially if you have a … More Lemon Cordial

Lemon Cupcakes

Let me start by saying I LOVE cupcakes! I love that they are easy to make (especially this recipe, its all in one bowl!). I love that they have icing, that they are little, that you can get pretty cool papers for them (read: easy to clean the muffin trays!) My family seems to really … More Lemon Cupcakes

Lemon Week

Finally holidays! It is the first week of my mid-semester break and I am back staying at my parents house for a week. One of the things I love about coming home is that I can use mums kitchen to bake! This week I have decided to do a lemon themed week, as I have … More Lemon Week