Savoury Smoko

Savoury Smoko, Sweet Smoko

Pumpkin and Dark Chocolate Scones

These flavours need to happen more often – these scones are incredible! My sister Hannah used to be a chef in many trending cafes in Dunedin, and the Otago Daily Times would often publish requested recipes in the paper. Customers would request their favourite item at their local cafe – and the paper would try […]

Lunch, Savoury Smoko

Toasted Sandwich Bag

The best lunch hack! A week of lunch and snacks ready and prepped in the freezer. All you have to do is take one out and place in a sandwich press or in a fry pan. I always have a bag of these prepped in the smoko room for staff who may come in late […]

Savoury Smoko

Irresistible Cheese Straws

These cheesy strips of deliciousness are super yum on a platter, dipped in hummus or as an addition to smoko.  As a kid these were what we were handed by mum for our plate for school concerts and hockey discos. There is nothing healthy about these. And mums recipe actually includes more butter, plus more salt […]

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Savoury Scrolls

These scrolls are so versatile. They can be eaten straight from the oven, or cold from the smoko bag. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees fanbake Rub together self raising flour and softened butter, with a pinch of salt.I like to use my cake mixer with the whisk attachment to rub butter. It really is […]

Savoury Smoko

Penny’s Pastry Pinwheels

Pastry, cheese and chutney are always staple ingredients in my kitchen. So these are the perfect answer for when you don’t know what to make. Not only is this recipe great for a quick and easy smoko idea, but it is also a great recipe to have up your sleeve for when unexpected guests arrive, […]

Lunch, Meal Ideas, Savoury Smoko

Quick Salmon Quiche

I know this a contentious issue in most farming households.  Apparently real men don’t eat quiche!  Even though a bacon and egg pie is acceptable – a quiche however is considered a sin. It doesn’t mean you can’t not make it though, and I’m sure if you don’t say the ‘Quiche’ word, you just may […]