Recipes

Italian lemon and olive oil cake with rosemary

This cake is so simple to make but bursts with wonderful flavour - perfect for whipping up as a light afternoon treat. Drizzle with lemon and sugar syrup and top with rosemary twigs for a gorgeous finish.

Nadia|Nov 21, 2019

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  • Nici Wickes' sweet Christmas mince shortcake

    Try something new with your Christmas fruit mince this year with Nici Wickes’ Christmas shortcake. A sweet, crumbly crust is filled with her mum’s ever-reliable mincemeat recipe, and makes a gorgeous gift for friends and family.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 18, 2019

  • Raspberry and white chocolate brioche

    With zingy raspberries and chunks of white chocolate, all you need is a glass of bubbles to make this the most delicious start to Christmas Day. Start on the dough a day ahead to result in beautifully light brioche.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 18, 2019

  • Risotto with seafood and saffron

    Create a deliciously authentic Italian meal in less than an hour with this mouth-watering seafood and saffron risotto recipe! Packed with fish, prawns, clams and squid, this dish is a must-try for seafood lovers.

    Nadia|Nov 11, 2019

  • Classic tiramisu with mascarpone and espresso

    This foolproof recipe for a classic Italian tiramisu is as impressive as it is simple. With silky-smooth mascarpone and a delicious injection of flavour from the espresso, this dish is perfect as a dinner party dessert.

    Nadia|Nov 11, 2019

  • No-churn strawberry and white chocolate ice cream

    Making a tub of creamy, homemade ice cream doesn’t come any easier than this! You don't even need an ice cream maker for this recipe - simply combine all the divine ingredients and let the freezer do the rest of the work.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 08, 2019

  • Strawberry and cream sponge drops

    These dainty little strawberry sponge sandwiches are divine! The only problem is, it’s very easy to eat a lot of them - which makes them perfect for dinner parties so they can be gobbled up quickly by your guests.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 08, 2019

  • Gluten-free strawberry, ricotta and pistachio cake

    Strawberries and pistachios are great friends, and this deliciously moist cake is a fantastic way to highlight the duo. The gluten-free delight is also high in protein, so it makes a dessert that is as filling as it is tasty!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 08, 2019

  • Venison platter with hummus and green salsa

    This platter is a great way to enjoy quality, lean venison as a starter or with other barbecue meats and salads. The salsa is packed with herbs and the hummus adds a lovely creaminess, creating a dish bursting with flavours and texture.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 04, 2019

  • Plum and mascarpone gelato

    Combine plum pureé, homemade custard and mascarpone cream and you get this magical gelato, which makes a silky, fruity and luxurious treat. Could there be a more delicious way to cool down when the days start to get warmer?

    Nadia|Oct 31, 2019

  • Caesar salad with grilled romaine lettuce

    This cheat's Caesar salad recipe is your quickfire way to creating a side dish that's perfect for summer barbecues. With the crunchy croutons, creamy dressing and flavourful grilled lettuce, this dish is sure to become a favourite!

    Food|Oct 31, 2019

  • Chocolate, courgette and walnut brownie

    Sneak vegetables even into the sweetest of treats with the help of this chocolate and walnut brownie recipe! This decadent cake is made even more moist and rich with the addition of grated courgette - no one will suspect a thing!

    Nadia|Oct 29, 2019

  • Chicken and courgette meatballs with cherry tomato sauce

    This chicken and courgette meatball dish highlights the importance of fresh, good-quality ingredients in cooking - resulting in a delightfully succulent meal. The cherry tomato sauce makes this a perfect dinner for a warm evening!

    Nadia|Oct 29, 2019

  • Slow-cooked butterfly lamb leg

    This butterflied lamb leg works well as a casual lunch paired with a salad or with some vegetables or rice for a more substantial evening meal. It tastes incredible when rubbed in some Moroccan-inspired spices.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Oct 29, 2019