Recipes by Category

Looking for a recipe for a special meal or occasion - this page lists them this way

Baking - Breakfast - ChristmasCook to Impress - Desserts and Sweet Finishes - Fish - Gifts - Kids Stuff - Lunches - Meals - Preserves - PicnicsSalads and Vegetables - Soups - Special Occasions - Starters and with Drinks

 

Baking

Almond Oat and Currant Cookies - goodies from Riverstone

ANZAC Biscuits- Patriotic Favourite 

Apricot Ricotta Cake - yummy

Arabian Nights Cake - for that exotic touch

Baby Ginger Pear Cakes - special baking

Bobbi's Biscuits - cookie stash

Bran Biscuits - wholesome goodness from my Mum

Carrot Cake - my sister's recipe and to die for - so yummy

Cheese Puffs - old family fav and so yummy

Chocolate Log - oldie but a goodie

Christmas Thumbprints - little treats with coffee or for a gift

Cinnamon Oysters - an old favourite for afternoon tea or dessert

Cornflake Meringues - very carameli and not too sweet treat

Cranberry and Nut Nougat Slice

Cripsy Cranberry and Cheese Cheese Stars

Eggless Patty Cakes - old fashioned favourite

Fabulous Feijoas - lots of ideas to use up all your spare

Garth Hokianga - healthy eating - Power muffins etc

GIngerbread Slice - a great alternative to crunch and loaf

Holiday Baking Favourites - great things for the kids to make, bake and play with

Jamaican Lime Biscuits - to have with coffee or parcel up for a friend

Tiger Cake - Family's favourite Lois Daish cake

Kawakawa and vanilla shortbread

Kid's Cup Cakes - Party favourites

LIme poppyseed pineapple syrup cake

Macadamia Shortbread - Baking treat and super gift

Nigella's cupcake mix

Powder Puffs -cupcake recipe

Peanut Joys - Good oldtime baking

Piklets - oldie but goodie

Piklets and Scones - old time stand bys

Powder Puffs - old fashioned Fav

Power Muffins - healthy but great

Orange and Date Muffins - another goodie from my MUM

Pizza scrolls - lunches, snacks, kids

Red Velvet Cupcakes - seeing red

Shortbread - a selection of recipes, always a winner

Spring Fruit Cake - a light fresh cake

Time Bombs - Hazelnut and Apricot Balls for coffee, treat, or gift

Valentine Biscuits - love food

Weekender Biscuits - childhood treat

 

Breakfast

Corn Fritters - breakfast lunch or light meal

Lime Honey - a new twist on an old favourite and a great gift

Maranui Fritters on Puy Lentills - lunch or breakfast

Pancakes - Breakfast, lunch - kids

Savoury Toasties - another family favourite for breakfast, lunch or supper

 

Christmas

Almond and Fruit Mince Square  - Christmas

Candied Nuts

Christmas Chutney - a great gift or super with the festive ham

Christmas Thumbprints - little treats with coffee or for a gift

Cranberry and Nut Nougat Slice

Cumberband Tomatoes with Salmon Mousse - A stunning Christmas nibble but great all year round

Grandma's Christmas Cake a tried and true century old family tradition

Grandma's Christmas Pud - this is Christmas as it was when you were young - all it needs is a sixpence

Lemon Shortbread Stars - great for Christmas but good anytime

Panaforte - Christmas treat to keep or give

Time Bombs - Hazelnut and Apricot Balls for coffee, treat, or gift

 

Cook to Impress

Asian Roast Chicken with Spiced Peaches - succulent

Cassoulet - winter comfort food

Chicken Melon Salad - fresh and tasty

Chocolate Pav divine dessert

Cider Berries with vanilla Syrup - seasonal treat juzzed up

Dressing for Fresh seafood - decadent but a treat

Gingered Pork with Feijoas - great meal idea

Mint Feta and Yoghurt Dip

(More) Fabulous Feijoas - but wait!

Scallops and Lemon - a fabulous lunch, dinner or salad

Spaghetti with Asparagus 

Best Whitebait Fritters - NZ Treat

Vietnamese BBQ Chicken

Whitebait - Kiwi favourite

Watermelo mojitos

 

Desserts and Sweet Finishes

Baked Peaches - dessert

Chocolate Log - oldie but a goodie

Chocolate Pav divine dessert

Grandma's Christmas Pud - this is Christmas as it was when you were young - all it needs is a sixpence

Cider Berries with vanilla Syrup - seasonal treat juzzed up

Coffee Fudge - a great gift or treat yourself

Cornflake Meringues - very carameli and not too sweet treat

Italain Stuffed Peaches - great for the barbie

Lemon Cheesecake - tangy dessert

Lemon Honey Sponge Roll - treat yourself

Raspberry Recipe Assortment - plenty to use these delectible berries for during their short season

Sauvignon and Mint Jelly - sublime dessert

Summer Fruit Cake - a light summer dessert featuring the best of summer's fruit

Summer Fruit Custard Tart - another dessert with the best of summer's berries

Tamarillo Pear and Lemon Crumble - hearty desert

Tiny Lemon Tarts - sweet treat

Very Rich Truffle Cake - incredible dessert

 

Fish

Balsamic Salmon with Dill

Snapper Salad - a summer treat

Best Whitebait Fritters - NZ Treat

Crab in Wasabi Mayo - Light meal or starter 

Dressing for Fresh seafood - decadent but a treat

My Mum's Smoked Fish Pie - Yummy

Salmon and Avocado Roulade

Salmon Bites - tasty and zingy

Salmon Carpacco, shaved asparagus and Asian dressing - Yummy lunch or light dinner

Salmon Log - as an entree of with drinks

Scallops and Lemon - a fabulous lunch, dinner or salad

Scallop Tarts - serve with drinks

Snapper Cakes with mango salsa

Snapper Salad - a summer treat

Whitebait - Kiwi favourite

 

Gifts

Candied Nuts

Cheese Straws - an old family recipe, great with drinks or for a snack

Christmas Chutney - a great gift or super with the festive ham

Christmas Thumbprints - little treats with coffee or for a gift

Chutneys and Jams - tomato treats

Coffee Fudge - a great gift or treat yourself

Cranberry and Nut Nougat Slice

Fabulous Feijoas - lots of ideas to use up all your spare

Roasted Feijoa Chutney

Jamaican Lime Biscuits - to have with coffee or parcel up for a friend

Kawakawa and vanilla shortbread

Lemon Squash - for long summer days, with Gin or bottled as a gift

Lime Honey - a new twist on an old favourite and a great gift

Macadamia Shortbread - Baking treat and super gift

Panaforte - Christmas treat to keep or give

Pate - once you make this recipe there will be no other!

Pickled Vegetables - Serve with cheese or cold cuts, or do as I do and give as a gift

Plum Chutney and Beetroot Relish - more preserves

Quince Bounty - golden deliciousness

Shortbread - a selection of recipes, always a winner

Tamarillo Salad - tangy and different

Tamarillo Sauce - goes with everything

Tamarillo Sauce bottled - eat at home or gift

Time Bombs - Hazelnut and Apricot Balls for coffee, treat, or gift

Tomato Relishes

Tomato sauces

Valentine Biscuits - love food

 

Kids Stuff

Holiday Baking Favourites - great things for the kids to make, bake and play with

Funny Face Biscuits - great for kids parties holiday baking FUN

Cheese Puffs - old family fav and so yummy

Gingerbread men

Kid's Play Stuff - you know playdough, finger painting goo etc

Pancakes - Breakfast, lunch - kids

Pizza scrolls - lunches, snacks, kids

Toasties - savoury snack - kids

 

Lunches

Asparagus and Fennel Risotto with Ricotta and Lemon

Bacon and Egg Pie - yummy

Baked Asparagus Rolls - Lunch or Supper

Baked Risotto - dinner or lunch

Bang up Burgers - make yummy burgers at home

Beef, Tomato and Bacon Tart - lunch, picnic or supper

Brocolli and Kiwifruit Salad - a cruchy fresh vegetable salad with a stunning dressing

Carrot Orange and Ginger soup - Winter warmer

Char grilled Chicken Salad with Asparagus and Blood Orange - lunch or dinner

Cheese Puffs - old family fav and so yummy

Chicken Melon Salad - fresh and tasty

Chinese Poached Chicken - light zesty and tasty

Club Sandwiches and their Cousins - a staple the club sandwich never fails nor do their cousins

Corn Fritters - breakfast lunch or light meal

Crab in Wasabi Mayo - Light meal or starter

Ham Puffs - from a friend great for supper or to go with soup

Bittersweet Salad - tangy change

Jenni's salad - yummy

Karen's tomato tart

Maranui Fritters on Puy Lentills - lunch or breakfast

Mince Balls - a old family recipe, fiddly but well worth it - they will queue for them

Pancakes - Breakfast, lunch - kids

Pizza scrolls - lunches, snacks, kids

Ruth Pretty's  Potato and Choritzo Salad

Salmon and Avocado Roulade

Salmon Carpacco, shaved asparagus and Asian dressing - Yummy lunch or light dinner

Sausage Rolls - home made are best and easy

Savoury Snacks for Winter and Rugby - a hearty selection

Savoury Toasties - another family favourite for breakfast, lunch or supper

Scallops and Lemon - a fabulous lunch, dinner or salad

Spaghetti with Asparagus with homemade asparagus pesto as well

The Eatiung House Coleslaw - yummy as

Toasties - savoury snack - kids

Tomato salads

Whitebait - Kiwi favourite

 

Meals

Asian Roast Chicken with Spiced Peaches - succulent

Asparagus and Fennel Risotto with Ricotta and Lemon

Baked Risotto - dinner or lunch

Best PIckled Pork - best served cold

Cassoulet - winter comfort food

Chicken Melon Salad - fresh and tast

Chinese Poached Chicken - light zesty and tasty

Char grilled Chicken Salad with Asparagus and Blood Orange - lunch or dinnery

Gingered Pork with Feijoas - great meal idea

Golden Sausages - winter warmer

Italian Meatballs - winter warmers

Karen's tomato tart

Lemon Couscous - Autumn bounty

Mint Feta and Yoghurt Dip

My Mum's Smoked Fish Pie - Yummy

Nectarine and Pecan stuffed Pork, chicken or Turkey

Salmon Log - as an entree of with drinks

Parmigiana de Melezane- with eggplant

Risotto Con punti di Asparagus - my favourite risotto

Salmon Carpacco, shaved asparagus and Asian dressing - Yummy lunch or light dinner

Scallops and Lemon - a fabulous lunch, dinner or salad

Spaghetti with Asparagus with homemade asparagus pesto as well

Tamarillo and Blue Cheese stuffed Chicken Breasts  - yummy dinner

The Eatiung House Coleslaw - yummy as

Tomato Risotto - yummy

Tripe - not everyone's cup of tea

Vietnamese BBQ Chicken

Zuchinni and Olive Enchiladas - Autumn Bounty

 

Preserves

Christmas Chutney - a great gift or super with the festive ham

Chutneys and Jams - tomato treats

More Fabulous Feijoas

Fabulous Feijos

Pickled Vegetables - Serve with cheese or cold cuts, or do as I do and give as a gift

Pickled Watermelon Rind

Plum Chutney and Beetroot Relish - more preserves

Roasted Feijoa Chutney

Spiced Kiwifruit Pickle - great with cold meats

Quince Bounty - golden deliciousness

Tamarillo Salad - tangy and different

Tamarillo Sauce - goes with everything

Tamarillo Sauce bottled - eat at home or gift

Tomato Relishes

Tomato sauces

 

Picnics

Beef, Tomato and Bacon Tart - lunch, picnic or supper

Club Sandwiches and their Cousins - a staple the club sandwich never fails nor do their cousins

Karen's tomato tart

Sausage Rolls - home made are best and easy

Savoury Snacks for Winter and Rugby - a hearty selection

 

Salads and Vegetables

Asparagus and Couscous salad

Beetroot - two ways

Bittersweet Salad - tangy change

Brocolli and Kiwifruit Salad - a cruchy fresh vegetable salad with a stunning dressing

Chicken Melon Salad - fresh and tasty

Golden Kiwifruit and Mint Salad - refreshing summer salad

Green Bean Edamane and Fennell Salad

Green Bean Sugar Snap and Cranberry Salad

Green Goddess Sauce - a stunning accompaniment to most food both taste and visually

Honey Baby Carrots - great way with Vege

Love Asparagus - cook it, bake it, roast it a variety of recipes sure to please

Jenni's salad - yummy

Mint Feta and Yoghurt Dip

Minted Haloumi Salad

Pickled Vegetables - Serve with cheese or cold cuts, or do as I do and give as a gift

Risotto Con punti di Asparagus - my favourite risotto

Ruth Pretty's  Potato and Choritzo Salad

Shaved zuchinni with goats cheese and almonds

Snapper Salad - a summer treat

Tamarillo Salad - tangy and different

The Eatiung House Coleslaw - yummy as

Watermelon Salad

Soups

Basic Soup Selection - great soup selection of recipes

Carrot Orange and Ginger soup - Winter warmer

Fish and Mussell Chowder - substanial

Ham Puffs - from a friend great for supper or to go with soup

One of Each Soup - a unusual combo worth a try

Pea and Spinach Soup - yummy Winter mix'

Savoury Toasties - another family favourite for breakfast, lunch or supper

Special Occasions

Almond and Fruit Mince Square  - Christmas

ANZAC Biscuits- Patriotic Favourite

Asian Roast Chicken with Spiced Peaches - succulent

Christmas Chutney - a great gift or super with the festive ham

Valentine Biscuits - love food

Starters with Drinks

Candied Nuts

Cheese Log - savoury treat - great snack

Cheese Straws - an old family recipe, great with drinks or for a snack

Club Sandwiches and their Cousins - a staple the club sandwich never fails nor do their cousins

Crab in Wasabi Mayo - Light meal or starter 

Cumberband Tomatoes with Salmon Mousse - A stunning Christmas nibble but great all year round

Ham Puffs - from a friend great for supper or to go with soup

Lemon Squash - for long summer days, with Gin or bottled as a gift

Mince Balls - a old family recipe, fiddly but well worth it - they will queue for them

Parmesan Bites - great with drinks

Pate - once you make this recipe there will be no other!

Salmon Bites - divine a zingy

Salmon Log - as an entree of with drinks

Savoury Snacks for Winter and Rugby - a hearty selection

Scallop Tarts - serve with drinks

Summer Refreshers - elderberry based refreshing coolers