Buckwheat Pancakes with Tamarillo

Buckwheat is a gluten free seed that’s packed with nutrition. I love to incorporate it in our breakfasts, and this simple pancake recipe would have to be one of the easiest ways. Whole buckwheat (referred to as buckwheat groats) is soaked overnight, before being rinsed and blended with a few more ingredients to make pancake […]

Baked Pancake w/ Vanilla Custard and Apple Compote

Bring on Brunch with Hayes Common Brunch, possibly the best innovation in mealtimes! And what better way to spend a leisurely weekend brunch than with some friends at a great spot like Hayes Common. These guys know how to brunch! For the traditionalists who love a big breakfast, their Commoner has free range eggs, thick […]


Loosely inspired by Indian dosa, these gluten free savoury pancakes filled with chaat masala potatoes and a quick, fresh chutney work for brunch, lunch or a light dinner. Chaat masala is a mild Indian spice mix that includes dried mango powder (amchoor), which adds a refreshing sourness. It can be found pre-packaged at Indian grocers. […]


\Recipe VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images BRYDIE THOMPSON We often start Sunday with a stack of fluffy pancakes, and I can pretty much throw a batch together with my eyes closed. Banana and maple syrup is always a favourite, while berries, fresh or sauced, come a close second. This recipe can be easily doubled or quadrupled […]


Words and Recipes: VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images: ASHLEE DECAIRES One of the joys of visiting the Tauranga Farmers Market on a Saturday morning is to take your time, perhaps enjoy a leisurely breakfast with coffee in hand and a crepe from Petite Crepes or maybe one of Tucker’s Cornish Pasties washed down with a healthy […]