Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The best grilled cheese sandwich is made in a skillet pan. Just the right size, for grilled cheese. My husband made this for our kids and then our toddler requested it as wel. It’s very easy to make and the cheese just melt in your mouth. You will need: About 4 – 6 Slices of…

French Toast – Bacon & Cheese – Pastosties

My husband made this for us, and it was delicious especially with the melted cheese and who doen’t love cheese. We are family who will add cheese onto just about everything. This meal is a very easy kids meal and the kids will not stop eating it, it’s that yummy. You will need: A few…

Tortilla Cheesy Steak Bowl

My husband made this dinner for us, it was very delicious, easy and a quick family dinner without any utensils needed. Our toddlers didn’t really understand it, but they enjoy eating it with us. For the steak marinade: You will need about 2 steaks, which is about 800g of steak. Marinade the steak in a…

Sticky Sweet & Sour Slow Cooked Chicken Drumsticks

I made this delicious, mouth watering recipe. It reminds me a lot of the ribs we recently had at Dixie Browns in Taupo. It’s falling off the bone. It’s sticky and yummy. Unfortunately there was nothing left by the time that dinner was finished. Ingredients:8 Chicken Drumsticks1 Packet Sweet & Sour Ready Mix Sauce 1…

Chicken Risotto

I love risotto, the fact that it has so many different aspects to it and that you can put your own twist on it. From vegetarian friendly to using beef, pork or chicken and adding any vegetables to your prereference. It is healthy too and makes for a super quick dinner in under an hour…

Bobotie

Bobotie is an easy South African dish. When you only have the basics and need to prepare an easy dinner with not alot of effort then this is it. Ingredients: 1 Thick Slice white bread or 2 – 3 slices white bread or any other bread 250ml Milk 1 Large Onion 25ml Cooking Oil 37.5ml…

Vetkoek & Curry Mince

Me and my husband love vetkoek and mince. We grew up eating it and every second shop selling it. With this easy recipe, you can make it and enjoy it too. If you want to know where to find the best vetkoek dough, I suggest Mama Africa in Pukekohe. You can get it if you…

Curry Mince & Rice

Being from South-Africa, curry and rice is at every bazaar and event. When winter comes, people are selling this well loved dish at the shops too. My mom also makes the best curry and rice. This is for the rainy and cold winter days. From our kitchen to yours, happy cooking. Ingredients:800g Tin Tomatoes500g Beef…

Butter Potatoes

So proud of getting my butter potatoes right this time. Butter potatoes are just yummy and goes so well with pretty much anything. From our kitchen to yours, happy cooking. In a microwave safe bowl, add 3 chopped potatoes. Add a little bit of water and place in the microwave uncovered for 7 minutes.When the…

Butter Chicken Curry with Coconut Cream

Butter chicken is one of my favourite dishes in New Zealand. It was one of the first dishes we ate when we landed on New Zealand shores. I came across this recipe today, and made it for dinner. It was yum! Definitely making it more often from now on, now that I know how to…