Alison recipes

Gluten-Free Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Gluten-Free Chocolate Zucchini Cake

This is not my recipe, but is an Alison Holst one with a few modifications. Below are the ingredients from the Alison Holst website, and the modifications I used to make it gluten-free and a bit lower in fat
Savoury Scones V2.0

Savoury Scones V2.0

One of my friends Stacey kindly shared her recipe for light, no fail, quick scones with me, she thinks it originates from Kiwi baking legend Alison Holst
Cheese Muffin Bread

Cheese Muffin Bread

This recipe from Simon and Alison Holsts book Everyday Easy Bread Machine Recipes. Bake this as a rich cheese loaf, top with grated cheese and cook like muffins in pans, or make novel pull-apart Monkey breads if you feel like something different
Sour cream lemon tart

Sour cream lemon tart

Created by Alison and Simon Holst, it is really easy to make with a food processor and kitchen mixer
Chelsea Pancakes

Chelsea Pancakes

We usually use a recipe from an old Edmonds cook book or one of Alison Holst's but I thought I would try this recipe that came in one of the New World mailbox drops
little banana & caramel cakes

little banana & caramel cakes

Some are old favourites of ours, pulled from storage and sent over by Mum because we just couldn’t find a bread book that matches Alison Holsts
Lemon yogurt cake

Lemon yogurt cake

The cake is Alison Holst’s lemon yogurt cake which you can make it the food processor in less than 5 minutes
Things are looking up....

Things are looking up....

Today’s lunch was a walnut & cheese salad, fresh pineapple and blueberries, and Crunchy Lemon Muffins, courtesy of Alison Holst
Decadent Chocolate Self-Saucing Puddings …

Decadent Chocolate Self-Saucing Puddings …

I personally like this combination of ingredients inspired by Alison Holst’s slow cooker recipe as it contains a relatively small amount of fat, plus using oil rather than butter means that it’s just as good when reheated the following day (in fact it might taste even better
Homemade nut bars

Homemade nut bars

I am totally in love with the bulk bins so I used one of my favourite mixes, Alison’s Pantry Raw Power mix to make these bars
Crispy Garlic Oven-Baked Chips

Crispy Garlic Oven-Baked Chips

I have a feeling it was Dame Alison Holst although I can’t confirm this, as I can’t find it in any of my recipe books
How to Cook Chickpeas and Bittman's Hummus Recipe

How to Cook Chickpeas and Bittman's Hummus Recipe

(In case you were wondering, Alison Holst is the Delia Smith of New Zealand cookery. That was until I stumbled upon 100 Ways to Use Slow Cookers and Crockpots by Alison and Simon Holst, wherein I discovered Alison's method for cooking chickpeas in, of course, the crockpot
What I ate last week

What I ate last week

A handful of “Brain power” mix from Alison’s Pantry – has lots of walnuts, dried kiwi fruit, almonds