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The Kiwi Cook | Iced Raspberry Cream Buns |

When I was a kid growing up, one of my all-time favourite treats (apart from jelly pies with mock cream, but that’s another story!), was iced buns. Back then, it was basically either what we …

The Kiwi Cook | Chocolate

Friands - one of my favourite tea-time treats. These lovely little French almond cakes are also a firm favourite amongst New Zealand cafe-goers too, as they tend to be one of the few gluten-free ca.

The Kiwi Cook | Pineapple Christmas Cake |

This Christmas cake recipe is well known to New Zealanders, and has been ever since our pre-eminent chef Alison Holst first made it on national television 30 years ago. It has received thousands of.

The Kiwi Cook | Louise Cake Slice |

Louise Cake, with its shortcake crust slathered with raspberry jam and crowned with a delicately crisp coconut meringue, has been part of the New Zealand landscape for a very long time. Its origins.

The Kiwi Cook | Easter Hot Cross Buns |

Absolutely delicious pull-apart Hot Cross Buns, a Kiwi favorite at Easter.

The Kiwi Cook | Chocolate Peppermint Slice |

There aren’t too many people, I imagine, who don’t absolutely love the pairing of chocolate and peppermint. I still recall a time when foil-wrapped After Dinner Mints were the treat of …

The Kiwi Cook | Chocolate Lamingtons |

Can there be anything more inviting than a lamington? Created in Australia, but beloved by both Australia and New Zealand in equal measure, it’s a retro treat dear to our hearts.

The Kiwi Cook | Gluten-free Passionfruit Melting Moments |

The Kiwi Cook | Gluten-free Passionfruit Melting Moments |

The Kiwi Cook | Hokey Pokey Ice Cream |

A New Zealand favorite, hokey pokey ice cream is a rich vanilla ice cream studded with sweet, caramel-y honeycomb.

The Kiwi Cook | Afghans |

Afghan Biscuits are about as Kiwi as they come, though no-one seems to know exactly when they originated or why they're called Afghans. Latest opinion has them originating around the and ther.

The Kiwi Cook | Gluten-free Gingernut Biscuits |

GLUTEN-FREE GINGERNUT oz) butter, oz) soft brown oz) granulated eggs, oz) ml) 1 tablespoon apple cider oz) gluten-free flour (I used approx.

The Kiwi Cook | Mini Pavlovas |

Like most Kiwi families, we adore Pavlova. And because it’s a staple, you just need to do something a little different with it from time to time.

The Kiwi Cook | Classic Pavlova |

Pavlova is as much a national icon in New Zealand as jandals and Split Enz and it’s practically synonymous with a Kiwi Christmas.

The Kiwi Cook | Lime

When my aunt and uncle from up north suddenly arrived on the doorstep, I had just enough time to whip up a batch of friands – a great standby treat. This recipe for Lime & Raspberry Friands fro…