Dessert for Picnics: Lemon Butter Cookies

Here’s a quick and easy dessert you can whip up the night before your picnic dates this summer; lemon butter cookies. I used Jamie Oliver’s recipe and they turned out just great. Fragrant, soft and chewy – every bite such a delight. I didn’t dust the cookies with sugar afterwards for practicality sakes, but IContinue reading “Dessert for Picnics: Lemon Butter Cookies”

Waiting for Summer: Lemon Muffins

Sometimes, I like to take a break from eating chocolatey desserts and eat something lemony for a change. I like lemons because they remind me of summer. Maybe it’s the bright yellow colour, or the refreshing sour taste – either way, they make me happy. I don’t know where spring has gone because the weatherContinue reading “Waiting for Summer: Lemon Muffins”

10 Must-try Food and Drinks in NZ

February 6 is Waitangi day in New Zealand and the weather was apparently extremely nice in Auckland (sunny 25°C). I’m sitting here in a sulk because I can see snow flurries outside my window and the temperature is hovering around 0°C. Instead of donning my sunnies and a pair of jandals at the beach, I’m wrappedContinue reading “10 Must-try Food and Drinks in NZ”