Buttermilk blueberry pancakes

Pancakes are a big deal in my family. We had them for breakfast on most Sunday mornings when I was growing up and my dad would always be in charge of making them. An electrical engineer, he took a precise (pedantic) approach to their production, coming up with the ‘finishing pan’ method to ensure a…

Coconut bread

Calling loaf cakes ‘bread’ was a smart move by someone who clearly was into having cake for breakfast. Coconut bread is most definitely a cake but completely acceptable to have for Sunday breakfast smothered in tangy plum jam, lime marmalade, or lemon curd with a dollop of thick Greek yoghurt. This loaf needs to completely cool before you try and…

Vanilla macerated tamarillos

One of my favourite ways to eat tamarillos is to macerate them with vanilla. Intensely red and glossy, vanilla macerated tamarillos have an amazing tart and sweet contrast and are the perfect thing to have on top of porridge, or with muesli and yoghurt for breakfast. Or try them for dessert with lemon polenta cake and yoghurt. Vanilla macerated tamarillos Slightly…