• Recipes

    Apricot and Coconut Loaf

    Very easy to make, this simple recipe is a favourite in our family: a moist, dense loaf, perfect for the school or work lunchbox. Was a recurring feature in Zak’s childhood, with Penelope [Granny] making this often on the tiny coal range they had when he was a boy. This sweet loaf tastes great served plain by itself, or with a little bit of butter. 1 ½ cup white flour ¾ cup wholemeal flour 2 heaped tsp baking powder 2 cup desiccated coconut [long thread coconut is best] 1 cup raw sugar 1 heaped cup diced dry apricots [can soak these in the milk for an hour or more to…

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    Sweetcorn Fritters

    One of Zelda’s favourite things to cook, a Kiwi-classic straight out of the good old Edmonds Cook Book: Sweetcorn Fritters! 3/4 cup plain flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon saltblack pepper1 egg440 g can cream-style corn2 tablespoons oil Sift flour, baking powder, salt and pepper to taste into a bowl. Add egg, mixing to combine. Stir in sweetcorn. Heat oil in a frying pan. Drop tablespoonsful of corn mixture into pan. Cook until golden then turn and cook other side. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.Serves 4-6 You can buy your own copy of this recipe book here! [Note that Zelda makes a double batch in this video!]