Glazed and ready to serve.

South Pacific Christmas Cake

As a kid, I pretty much hated this cake. Which was somewhat of a tragedy as this is the most traditional and most common NZ “celebration cake” – at Christmas time and a at wedding in NZ you can be almost sure to get something like this. The funny thing is that as the years […]

Ready for the oven


Pav. Although it sounds like a Russian psychology experiment it is actually: 100% Antipodean (we’ll let the Aussies share the glory here) and has nothing to do with dogs. It’s awesome. Believe me, once you’ve had a good pav, you’ll salivate at the thought. Pavlova is perhaps the most traditional of Kiwi foods. It’s the […]