Pecan pie 

Looking for the perfect dessert? This pecan pie recipe is just what you need. The goodness of pecan nuts and the wow factor that is one of the world’s most renowned treats.

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Plantain & Coconut Gratin

A blue skillet full of yellow and brown baked food on white board with a blue cloth and a part of blue rimmed white plate

Plantain gratin is a common dish in the Caribbean. We make it as a healthy alternative to lasagne. Plantains are full of fibre and vitamins (A,C and B6), and are rich in potassium. If you have a plant based diet then use dairy free cheese and oil instead of butter.

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Argentinian Beef Empanadas

Two oblong shaped pies and a pot of creamy sauce on a blue rimmed white plate on blue back ground, a sunflower, a part of another plate, salt pot and raisins around the plate.

Empanadas are a South American equivalent to savoury pastries. They can be deep fried or baked and are packed full of delicious flavor. We make ours for dinner but they’d be fantastic party food or lunchbox treats. The raisins and olives make a delicious sweet and salty combination.

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Baked Banana Boomerangs & Pineapple Frisbees

Three pineapple and four banana topped baked pies with chocolate drizzles on green table with a bowl of nuts

Fruit tartlets are always a hit with kids. Try this fun and tasty recipe with the kids during the holidays. We cut our pastry into fun banana boomerangs and pineapple frisbees but feel free to try other fruit and shapes.

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Fresh Pineapple & Chocolate Cream Tart 

A large tart filled with chocolate cream, topped with pineapple slices and mint leaves on white board with a bowl of cut pineapples and green striped cloth on right side

A simple yet decadent fresh pineapple and chocolate cream tart inspired by the traditional Italian fruit tarts. This is our take on a Kiwi icon, the Pineapple lump. Picture a layer of rich chocolate cream spread on an almond pastry base and topped with sweet and tangy pineapple slices: a winning contrast!

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Chocolate Plum Cake

A whole baked cake with red plums on white papered plate, green plant on the right side back

Our latest take on the upside down cake, this chocolate plum cake is a must-try! The combination of fresh fruit, chocolate and ground almond give it texture and keep it nice and moist. Black Doris plums are perfect for this but feel free to substitute with your favourite seasonal stone fruit.

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Tomato Tarte Tatin with goat cheese

A hand and knife sliced into a round tomato tart with white cheese and green herb on wooden board.

If you think of tarte tatin as a classic dessert, you might want to rethink that! This tomato tarte tatin is a game changer! Keep the toppings simple with goat cheese and sweet basil and let the ingredients shine.

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