Emily Loves Food

Category: Baking

Pecan Pie

Sweet, short crust wrapped around gooey, slightly bourbon-ey caramel, studded with toasted pecans. Totally sweet, totally indulgent, total perfection. You know, I had never tried Pecan Pie before I made this. It’s another one of those Southern American delicacies that has never reached this corner of the Southern Hemisphere. There’s not much to say about […]

Chocolate Lamingtons

Lamingtons. A Kiwi and Aussie classic – light vanilla sponge, dipped in chocolate icing and rolled in coconut. Totally delicious, no tea party would be complete without them. Hand over my heart, I had never made Lamingtons before in my life. Which is a bit like an American saying that they’ve never made Pumpkin Pie. […]

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

The perfect christmas treat. A chewy brown sugar based cookie, punctuated with dark chocolate chips and sweet dried cranberries. If you prefer white chocolate, chuck white chocolate in instead. Then pile them high in a cookie jar and pull it out on christmas day. Unfortunately it on-and-off rained on christmas here. Which, in New Zealand, […]