Larder Pantry and Garden

Category: New Zealand

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Homemade Granola Muesli Bars

I cannot tell you how many times I’ve longed for proper homemade granola muesli bars. I remember chomping down on them as a kid, and feeling satisfied after I’d finished. Somehow, the commercial bars these days just don’t live up to that memory. Maybe it’s the trick of time – the bars aren’t getting smaller, […]

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Easter Hot Cross Buns

When I was growing up, every Easter the shops would be filled with Hot Cross Buns, they’d start magically appearing as soon as Christmas was done. They were good, but nothing beat the ones my Mum would make – fresh from the oven, the kitchen filling with their delicious aroma. There’s nothing quite like them; […]

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Pancakes, Crepes, Pikelets, Blinis

It was Shrove Tuesday this week (or Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras as you may also know it), and that means pancakes, crepes, pikelets and blinis are on the menu! Before the long days of Lent, it’s time to live it up and lash out on luxury; eggs and butter! Pancakes are one of the first dishes […]

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Perfect Soup for Autumn

It’s Autumn here, and it’s the perfect weather for soup! This week’s class over on Eventbrite (grab a ticket if you haven’t already, it’s FREE!) is focusing on three great soups: a Roasted Tomato, Caramelised Butternut, and our popular French Onion soup. Making soup is really easy. You don’t need a lot of fancy equipment, […]

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Tomato Pizza Sauce – BONUS!

Welcome to some bonus content! This post is for the ‘Tomato Pizza Sauce’ we’ll be making on this week’s #LPaGFoodieFriday Cook-a-Long. Say what? That’s right, Larder Pantry and Garden are hosting a series of online events, where you can cook along with Chef Kit. Most of these events will be free, so you’ll only need […]

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Authentic Easy Pizza Dough

If you follow our Instagram or Facebook pages, you may have seen a recent post on our pizza oven. This week’s recipes (you 2 this week as a bonus!) are for just that, an authentic easy pizza dough you can cook at home, to make super tasty pizzas! These pizza dough recipes will give you […]

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Preserving Fruit and Vegetables

It’s that time of year, when preserving fruit and vegetables plays a large part in our daily and weekly lives. Whether it’s from our own gardens, or from super/market purchases, preserving for tomorrow is always a great idea. As a chef, I hear a lot of people comment on making jam, chutney, relish, or just […]

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English Muffin & Classic Bagel

Going ‘out’ for breakfast has always been something of a treat; the joy of someone else cooking your meal. But, eating out all the time can be expensive, so here’s a couple of menu classics that you can make at home; an English Muffin and a Classic Bagel. These two simple recipes form the foundation […]

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Perfect Light Fluffy Pancakes

Breakfast with loved ones has featured heavily in my life, and one of my all time favourites is golden-coloured, perfect light and fluffy pancakes. As a child, they were one of the first things I learned how to make. As I grew up, I would cook them for friends who stayed over. I even taught […]