Danielle's Old Fashioned Donut Recipe

Danielle's Old Fashioned Donut Recipe
You've gotta love old fashioned donuts!  They are one of my favourites and my go-to in my home kitchen.  Why?  Because they are easy to make, and I can make up a batch of dough and leave it in my fridge for a week and make donuts on a whim. ...

Bakers Life - Life Lessons from a Kitchen and Failure

Bakers Life -  Life Lessons from a Kitchen and Failure
A lot of people ask me what time I get up each morning.  When I answer, 3am, they look at me like I'm an alien.  Nope, I'm not an alien - I'm a baker-pastry chef and commercial kitchens have taught me some my most important life lessons. Running a bakery and...

Donuts, Doughnuts and Doornuts

Donuts, Doughnuts and Doornuts
Here at The Pie Piper and Doornuts we specialize in American inspired baked treats, including gourmet donuts.  Or should I say, doughnuts?  After all, I'm in New Zealand, not the USA.  Honestly, it's easier just to write 'donuts'.  And why Doornuts?  You can blame my husband for that one -...