What is wrong with my feijoas?

What is wrong with my feijoas?

Like many people in Coromandel, I’ve noticed something wrong with my feijoas this season – small entry (or exit) holes on the outside of the fruit, and little caterpillars inside with most of the fruit spoiled.   These little caterpillars are the early stage of...
Bliss Balls

Bliss Balls

This time of year I find half-bags of dried fruit in the kitchen cupboard left over from various Christmas baking projects… and I am also looking forward to school lunches and hoping I can do a better job of putting healthy stuff in the box… bliss balls...
One day – two cakes

One day – two cakes

It’s nice to have a few great cakes recipes up your sleeve, isn’t it? And although a classic Victoria sponge remains one of my favourites (with tart plum jam in the middle and a sprinkle of caster sugar on top), I am also keen to find new favourites. Inspired by...