Recipes with a local flavour: Snacks, Desserts and Sweet Treats

Recipes with a local flavour: Snacks, Desserts and Sweet Treats

Written by Laura Duquemin

Posted on Wednesday 15 April 2020

If your sweet tooth is tingling (in a good way) and your taste-buds are missing the third course of a restaurant meal, it's probably about time you banish those cravings. Treat yourself to some isolation indulgence and cook up a storm with the selection of recipes below. The best part is that all of these recipes feature products made here in Nelson Tasman, so you can pat yourself on the back for supporting local (whilst devouring your sweet treats of course). 

Desserts

Chocolate Raspberry Mousse2

Chocolate Raspberry Mousse

A deliciously healthy and decadent chia pudding recipe that is perfect for dessert.

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Homemade Vanilla Bean IcecreamHomemade Vanilla Bean Icecream

If you don’t have an icecream maker, never fear. All you need are five simple ingredients for this delightful homemade dessert using Aunt Jeans milk.

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Hot Cross Bun Icecream SandwichesHot Cross Bun Icecream Sandwiches

Your choice of any of the Appleby Farms icecream flavours and fresh hot cross buns - YUM! 

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Jellytip IcecreamJellytip Icecream

Created by our local foodie extraordinaire's Madame Lu’s and using Pic's Boysenberry Jelly as the base, this recipe is one to add to your kiwi-favourite list!

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Lemon Meringue CheesecakeLemon Meringue Cheesecake

This lemon meringue cheesecake just oozes with flavour, possibly because the crust is made from Penati crackers!

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Oaty Rhubarb Puffs and IcecreamOaty Rhubarb Puffs with Vanilla Bean Icecream

Serve these delicious puff pastries topped with Appleby Farms Bedford Vanilla Bean icecream for a mouth-watering dessert.

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Saturday SpiderSaturday Spider

PC Eatery know how to celebrate local flavours: Pete's Natural Raspberry Kola poured over Appleby Farms Icecream and sprinkled with Little Beauties freeze-dried boysenberries. 

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Strawberry CrumbleStrawberry Crumble

Move over apple crumble, the new favourite is here. Create this yummy dessert with some Moutere Strawberries.

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Summer Fruit Ice PopsSummer Fruit Ice-pops

A healthy and fresh treat for all ages, using fresh local fruit and Aunt Jeans whole A2 milk. 

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Vanilla Bean Icecream and Granola CrumbleVanilla Bean Icecream and Dark Chocolate Crumble

Serve up some Appleby Farms icecream and top with YUM dark chocolate granola for that extra crunch.

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Sweet Treats and Baking

Boysenberry White Chocolate BrownieBoysenberry White Chocolate Brownie

Satisfy your sweet tooth with white chocolate and Pic's boysenberry jelly.

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Burger Culture DonutsBurger Culture Donuts

We can't visit Burger Culture for sweet treats right now, but they've shared a recipe so we can enjoy them from home instead.

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Lockdown DoughnutsLockdown Donuts

Boost your immune system and indulge in some delicious donuts, with these apple cider vinegar and cinnamon beauties.

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Mango Coco Chia TartsMango Coco Chia Tarts

A decadent sweet treat made from Chia Sisters drinks.

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Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Join the lockdown banana baking club with this yummy peanut butter flavoured loaf.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie SandwichesPeanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

Our favourite type of sandwich is now one filled with Pic's Peanut Butter.

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Peanut Butter Scones with PB Cream JamPeanut Butter Scones with PB Cream and Jam

We all love a good afternoon tea, and these peanut butter infused scones are the perfect addition to the snack pile.

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Snacks

 

Smoked Salmon and Avocado CrackersSmoked Salmon and Avocado Crackers

Top our famous locally-made Penati crackers with avocado, cucumber and Southern Ocean smoked king salmon.

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Tomato SalsaTomato Salsa

Pair this fresh, sassy salsa with Proper Crisps new range of stone-ground white corn tortilla chips to get your taste-buds dancing.

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Drinks

 Freeze dried Boysenberry Cocktail

Freeze-dried Boysenberry Cocktail

This easy to make berry cocktail is topped with Little Beauties freeze-dried boysenberries.

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Frozen Bourbon Milk PunchFrozen Bourbon Milk Punch

This Southern cocktail recipe is smooth and sweet, with Aunt Jeans Dairy milk punch creating a treat in a glass.

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Want something delicious for breakfast, lunch or dinner? We couldn't fit all the recipes here, so check out our second blog here some savoury starters!

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