Recipes

Canestrelli

Canestrelli

The name canestrelli means ‘tiny baskets’, but these are more like chunky little sugar-dusted flowers which melt in the mouth, leaving a subtle flavour…

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…