Tag Archives: cinnamon

New Zealand Moist Carrot Cake

I’m not exaggerating when I say that this is the mother of all carrot cakes. It’s one that became a firm favourite in my family home back in the mid-80’s and is simply referred to as THE carrot cake by those who have tried it. The cake recipe came from the Food Aid Cookery Book, […]

Flakemeal Biscuits (Cookies) with a Seasonal Twist

When I mentioned to my sister that I was going to do a post about these biscuits, her response was, “It’s about time those biscuits go global”. So here you have them – my mother’s flakemeal (rolled oats) biscuits. When I go home to visit I’m usually barely in the door before a cuppa and […]

Carrot & Cinnamon Muffins

I know, I know, cake again! Sorry! I will get something savoury on here again soon – am in fact working on it ;-) These little fellas proved to be the perfect accompaniment to a game of baseball in the park this weekend, as my friend Maria (seen below) demonstrates. As cakes go these are […]