RHUBARB & GINGER CRUMBLE

SERVES 6 You need a large deep baking dish made of glass or ceramic for this crumble, well buttered. 2 or 3 bunches of rhubarb – you want about  5 cups of diced raw fruit altogether. 3 tablespoons of Hakanoa Ginger Syrup OPTIONAL – 2 tablespoons extra sugar for the rhubarb 1 & 1/2  cups…

GOLDEN PUMPKIN PIE

This is the most delicious version of the traditional American dessert pie. It’s richly spiced deeply flavoured pumpkin custard tart, with a melt-in-the-mouth crust and a lemon cream-cheese topping. STAGE 1 Bake pumpkin with a little sugar & spice until tender.  1 kg grey-skinned pumpkin cut into chunks, de-seeded and washed, in a roasting pan…

BAKED APRICOTS WITH MACADAMIA CREAM

This is the most divine combination – intense fruit & velvety cream are always a winner together and this version just happens to be vegan too. 4 cups apricots – halved & de-stoned 4 tbsp’s Hakanoa Ginger Syrup Toss these together in a ceramic or glass baking dish, pop them in the oven uncovered at…

CHRISTMAS LOAVES FOR GINGER LOVERS.

NOT YOUR USUAL FRUIT CAKE – THIS DATE, GINGER & WALNUT LOAF, ENRICHED WITH YOUR FAVOURITE HAKANOA SYRUP IS DELICIOUSLY MOIST & GORGEOUSLY FESTIVE For all those folk who don’t like raisins, sultanas, glace cherries or candied peel. Who turn up their nose at marzipan and royal icing. My Aunt Jude makes a spectacular Christmas…

GINGERZACS

I love a crisp biscuit. And ginger, let’s not forget I love ginger. These are a super-crispy cross between Ginger snaps and Anzac biscuits, ridiculously more-ish, and are oh-so-easy to make. Space 2 racks evenly apart in the oven but steering clear of the top and bottom. Pre-heat the oven to 150c with the fan…