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Scrumptious Hot Chocolate

What to do when the weather turns to custard? Make a warming Hot Chocolate from scratch.i love the velvety richness that you get from using actual chocolate in your hot chocolate- this reciped took me about 5 mins to make so just as easy as boiling the jug!recipe(makes 1 cup )1 cup of milk with a vanilla pod or vanila essence- heat gently then whisk in 1 tbsp of Cocoa and about 1/2 a tablespoon of sugar then i added about 25gm of chopped dark chocolate and continued to whisk till all the chocola...

April 13, 2020

Feijoas, feijoas everywhere!

We are lucky enough to have Feijoa's growing in our garden, in our neighbours garden many gardens in our community.  In-between eating Chocolate eggs today, we decided to make use of all these Feijoa's.  Making chutney, crumble and more......

April 12, 2020

Creamy Mushrooms - Eating Local & In Season

Today we enjoyed Creamy Mushrooms for lunch, having time to prepare and eat it with family.  Having a hot lunch in the middle of the day reminded me of our time in France.   Me and my girls cherished, lunchtimes, which could be 1 1/2 hours sometimes 2 hours long.  At School the girls would be educated on the source of ingredients, the preparation of food and relax to enjoy it with their class mates Time in France   Eating in season and local is so important, now mor...

April 10, 2020

Scrumptious Scones - Cambridge Cafe

Scones are so versatile and a Kiwi tradition.   We would like to thank our customers who are messaging us regularly with updates of their lockdown antics.  Here is a photo from Shane, who has now resorted to making his own Date Scone and Long Black.    Looks delish!  Helen our Chef at Absolute gives us her recipe for her Blueberry & Mandarin Scones 3 cups of plain flour 6 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 50g butter 1 1/4 cup of milk   1/2...

April 9, 2020

Tasty Lockdown Brunch

Today I thought I would treat the family to a tasty lockdown brunch.  Poached eggs, potato rosti, bacon & hollandaise.  This is a popular breakfast dish @Absolute Coffee House.However my girls said no to Hollandaise.   I'm mad about sauce, especially Hollandaise and have tried many recipes over the years.   Here is an easy recipe to try at home;2 egg yolks lemon juicepinch of salt 1/4 cup of melted butterpinch cayenne pepper or paprika ...

April 8, 2020

SOS Cafe Absolute Vouchers

We are set up on SOS Cafe!   Customers, family & friends can jump online to purchase a voucher to help support our cafe.   More info! SOS Cafe was set up to help these local businesses sell gift cards that you can redeem later when they re-open*. This will do a part in helping them to stay afloat during this time. Our directory will also help you to support those who are currently offering takeaways or pickups. We have expanded to other categorie...

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