Sugar, spice, and all things nice

Cinnamon buns are on the rise, Denise Irvine samples a few treats In deepest winters of my childhood, my mother warmed us up with her sweet pinwheel scones where the dough was rolled into sheets, filled with a fragrant mix of cinnamon, butter and brown sugar, then cut into rounds and baked till golden. Mum […]

Rising to the top in the CBD

By Denise Irvine Cream wasn’t whipped up in a moment. In fact it’s taken more than a year to achieve the perfect consistency. We’re talking Cream Eatery here, the new café in Hamilton’s CBD, where there is a happy hum of people, good coffee and good food, and hands-on owner-operators Luke and Chrissy Houghton at […]