Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 16: Jam Filled Donuts

Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 16: Jam Filled Donuts

I’m not going to lie about this being a simple recipe to whip up with kids in the kitchen. This is not a recipe for the faint hearted.  This is actually a blog post about process, being real and (as usual) I have weaved in some fussy eater tips. “Donuts,...
Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 15: Koshari (Egyptian Cuisine)

Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 15: Koshari (Egyptian Cuisine)

Koshari is an Egyptian dish with layers of flavour.  Now, to take you on a little culinary journey. My husband and I were travelling in Egypt in 2008 (pre-marriage and kids) and randomly walked into what looked like a restaurant. BUT… There was no menu.  We were...
Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 13: NZ’s Fave Afghan Biscuit

Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 13: NZ’s Fave Afghan Biscuit

We are put our own twist on New Zealand’s favourite Afghan Biscuit (Afghan Cookie).  We sweetened ours with dates and used cold-pressed cacao this week.  These cookies are topped with icing and a half-walnut.  However, to make them lunchbox friendly you...
Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 12: Brazilian Style Beef Rolls

Ellie’s Cooking Show: Episode 12: Brazilian Style Beef Rolls

We are globe trotting this week!  We filmed this cooking demonstration of a Brazilian dish on Tuesday 11 Oct 2016 at 5pm on my Facebook page. We went to Brazil to bring you Bife Role – Brazilian Style Beef Rolls. We made our rolls with spinach, carrot, garlic...