Tangy apricot slice

Tangy apricot slice

I found this treat in the manuscript recipe book of Mrs Marian Benton, who lived in Dunedin in the 1930s. She was a brilliant…

Rhubarb and almond tart

Rhubarb and almond tarts

These pretty tarts make a terrific dinner-party dessert or even a stunning finish to a spring picnic for hardy souls. This pastry is one…

Spanish tortilla

Tortilla española

Tortillas are the perfect answer to an empty fridge. Most of us have potatoes, onions and eggs on hand – then just add whatever…

Hunter's pasta

Hunter’s pasta

Sardinian-style sausages are a bit thin on the ground in New Zealand, but this sauce can be made with any good-quality meaty sausages so…