Holst recipes

Double Ginger Fudge Slice

Double Ginger Fudge Slice

I then made it double ginger by adding the ginger icing from Alsion Holst's Ginger Crunch. Did everyone have a good Mother's Day
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
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

Black and White Home Decor

I’ve been a huge fan of Nina Holst’s blog Stylizimo for quite a few years now, her style is forever timeless, clean, incredibly welcoming and of course a little hint of humour – it’s home decor perfection at it’s best
ONE HELPING – TEAR FUND’S NEW COOK BOOK

ONE HELPING – TEAR FUND’S NEW COOK BOOK

I hadn’t seen the book in person before that so was a little giddy seeing my name embossed on the front cover alongside names of NZ chef royalty – Josh Emmett, Simon Gault, Nadia Lim, Simon Holst, Lauraine Jacobs, Geoff Scott, Ray McVinnie, and so the list goes on
Cashews for National Nut Day

Cashews for National Nut Day

Alison Holst is the “Mother of New Zealand Cooking” and growing up, every mum in New Zealand follwed her trusted recipes
Sugar and Spice Candied Nuts

Sugar and Spice Candied Nuts

Alison Holst is the Mother of New Zealand cooking and growing up, every mum in New Zealand followed her trusted recipes