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Kim Evans
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Kim Evans is the creative genius behind the Little & Friday cafés in Auckland. A sculptor by training, she is a self-taught cook who started selling home-baked goodies at the Takapuna Market. The demand quickly grew to the point that she needed a commercial-sized kitchen, which she sited in a disused shop in Belmont. Before long she added a shop counter and opened first one, then two, then four days a week. Within a year it got so busy she took over the shop next door and became a fully-fledged six days a week café. Now she has two bustling Little & Friday cafés open in Newmarket and Ponsonby and a never-ending stream of adoring customers.

Books by Kim Evans

Treats from Little and Friday

Buttery brioche, addictive cream-filled donuts, dainty cakes, melt-in-your-mouth sweet tarts, and moreish savoury pastries from Auckland's best-kept secret: the kitchen of the Little and Friday cafes.

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Honey spice pear loaf

A great combination of pear and ginger to make the perfect loaf from the new cookbook from Little & Friday

Stuffed chicken with eggplant salad

Another delightful recipe from the new cookbook from Little & Friday