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Little and Friday Every Meal Quick shop
Little and Friday Every Meal
Little and Friday

Little and Friday Every Meal

$50.00 NZD

The much-anticipated third cookbook from beloved Auckland café Little & Friday offering recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert.

From small beginnings, just a tiny bakery open one day a week, Little & Friday has grown to four cafés offering breakfast and lunch dishes to complement a legendary array of savoury and sweet baked treats.

In this much-anticipated follow-up to Treats from Little and Friday and Little and Friday Celebrations, owner Kim Evans and chef Sophie Beck share the recipes that attract queues of diners to Little & Friday’s Belmont, Ponsonby, Newmarket and central Auckland stores, as well as a selection of home-style dinners and irresistible desserts. With this cookbook, you can now enjoy Little & Friday’s most popular dishes at every meal.

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Treats from Little and Friday Quick shop
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Little and Friday

Treats from Little and Friday

$45.00 NZD

You know you're on to something when the queue for a cafe stretches out to the pavement most weekends. So it is at Little and Friday's two Auckland locations. Those in the know flock to the Little and Friday stores in Takapuna and Newmarket for addictive cream-filled donuts, buttery brioche, melt-in-the-mouth sweet tarts, and moreish savoury pastries.

In this delightful cookbook owner Kim Evans, a self-taught baker, shares the recipes for her most popular tarts, biscuits, savouries and cakes. Adapted for the home cook, Kim's approachable recipes and helpful hints allow even the novice baker to master the delights of her delicious cafe treats.

 

- Puffy cover hardback with fabric spine 

- Marker ribbon.

 

SAMPLE RECIPE

Banana Cakes (pictured bottom left)

 

Ingredients

This is our interpretation of the Edmonds Cookbook Banana Cake. We make it as a double-layer cake sandwiched together with gooey caramel and mascarpone.

 

2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

pinch of salt

125g unsalted butter, softened

¾ cup caster sugar

2 eggs

3 cups mashed banana

1 tsp baking soda

4 tbsp hot milk

1 cup walnuts

 

To assemble

½ cup Caramel (see page 161)

¼ cup mascarpone

1 recipe Cream Cheese Icing (see page 158)

chopped walnuts or banana chips, to decorate

 

Method

 

Preheat oven to 160ºC. Grease two 6-hole Texas muffin trays or two 23cm cake tins and line the bottom and sides with baking paper cut to fit exactly.

Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl and set aside.

Using an electric mixer, beat the butter on a low speed until light and creamy.

Slowly add sugar and continue to beat on low speed until light in colour and fluffy.

Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition, and making sure to incorporate each egg before adding the next. Stop the mixer and scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula. With the mixer on low speed add the banana.

Dissolve baking soda in hot milk.

Fold flour mixture and milk into the banana mixture in three equal measures. Lastly, fold in walnuts.

Divide mixture evenly between prepared cake tins and bake for 20–25 minutes for small cakes or 45 minutes for large cakes, or until the tops spring back when touched lightly and a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the middle.

Let cakes cool completely in tins before turning out.

If making small cakes, carefully cut them in half horizontally. To assemble the cakes, spread Caramel over bottom layer, then spread a thin layer of mascarpone over the top. Place second cake layer on top. Spread with a thick layer of Cream Cheese Icing. Drizzle with extra Caramel and decorate with walnuts or banana chips.

Kitchen Notes:

Place in an airtight container and store in a cool place (not the refrigerator) for up to three days. The banana flavour gets better with age at room temperature.

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$55.00 NZD

Primrose Bakery Everyday has recipes for everyone. Perhaps a glut of summer fruit will tempt you to make the Strawberry Milkshake Cake. In spring you might fancy a playful teatime treat in the form of Creme Egg Cupcakes. In autumn the elevenses treat of a Pecan Slice will brace you up to the colder weather, while a S'mores Cheesecake makes a decadent after-dinner treat during winter's festivities. Primrose Bakery is a brand renowned for easy, foolproof and delicious recipes. And with its 'everyday' theme, this is a book for anyone who wants fun, great-tasting recipes which genuinely work.

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-25.1 x 19.5  x 2.6cm 

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Since Eleanor started Petite Kitchen almost four years ago, it has become quite obvious that the sweet recipes are by far the most popular. It only made sense to put together a beautiful publication, one filled with a collection of well loved, delectable sweet treats. 

Within the pages of this little book, you will find a collection of wholesome sweet recipes and beautiful prose, intertwined with lavishly beautiful images. Eleanor invites you to sit down at her kitchen table. She’ll pour you something lovely to drink, and together, you can enjoy the pure, unadulterated delight in something sweet, not only as something to eat, but to be quietly nourishing, and always delicious.

Spending time in the kitchen should not only be about the end result, but the small, gentle and joyous moments along the way. She hopes you will find a recipe or two that brings curiosity, excitement and delight. Something to make your taste buds dance a little, to perhaps bring a little sparkle into your day.
-Written and photographed by Eleanor Ozich
-Independently published by Eleanor Ozich
-Copper ribbon for bookmarking
-Lay flat, stitched binding
-15 x 20cm  
-Hardcover  
-72 pages

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$45.00 NZD

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“As a cook & a food lover, it's such a blessing to have this connection to where my food is coming from”. – Unna Burch

"Easy weekdays & slow-food weekends" summarises her cooking style. During the week she makes quick & easy meals & at the weekend Unna will plan more elaborate dishes, things that take time & attention.

All the food in the book was written, cooked, styled & photographed by Unna (as well as some treasured most loved recipes from my family members) Benjamin & Elise Photography beautifully captured the lifestyle images. New Holland Publishers published the book. 

The book features 100 of Unnas most favourite things she loves to cook for her family & friends

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