• Recipe: Apricot, Ginger & Oat Slice

    1 month ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    This oaty slice combines wholesome goodness with peanut butter-chocolate icing.
    Words: Extract from Saffron Swirls & Cardamom Dust by Ashia Ismail-Singer
    This recipe was shared with me by my friend Jo who I met when I first arrived in this beautiful country. I was her daughter's nurse - that was 23 years ago.
    She originally made these for me when I had my first born, and I couldn't get enough of them. Full of oaty goodness, they were perfect for getting me through the early days of motherhood. You could try them with other dried fruits, too.
    Apricot, Ginger & Oat Slice
    Makes: 10-12...
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  • Recipe: Anj's Lemon & Ginger Crunch Pie

    Recipe: Anj's Lemon & Ginger Crunch Pie

    1 month ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    An easy, crowd-pleasing treat to whip up for a spring or summer barbecue.
    Words: Extract from Saffron Swirls & Cardamom Dust by Ashia Ismail-Singer
    My twin sister Anjum developed this recipe, so of course it always reminds me of her. It's one she would make for her spring and summer barbecues, back when we all lived in the UK. Refreshing and tangy, it's easy to whip up and can be made the day before ― just sprinkle it with the chocolate flakes an hour before serving.
    Anj's Lemon & Ginger Crunch Pie
    Serves: 6-8
    INGREDIENTS 200g ginger biscuits, finely crushed 75g butter, melted 280ml double...
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