Crunchies by my Mother in-law

Crunchies is a well known and well loved South African treat. Me and my husband just love these! They are so full of flavour and also healthy! They get their name from the crunchy, chewy bites that they are. Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 4 Cups of Flour 2 Cups of Coconut 4 Cups of…

Viaduct Harbour

The Viaduct Harbour is situated in Auckland CBD and on the harbour there is restuarants situated on the vianduct as well as the Marine Museum. The first time we visited the viaduct harbour we ate at The Viaduct Grill and the steak was delicious! We were so full and the food is absolutely delicious. The…

3 Ingredient Cheesecake

This recipe is a MUST if your doing a barbecue with some friends and need a recipe to make cheesecake in a “flash”. This recipe have lots of different names, it can be called the 5 minute microwave cheesecake or the 3 ingredient cheesecake, whichever name you prefer the method and ingredients stays the same….

Coffee Mate Fridge Tart

Growing up my mom always used to make this tart for us. It is called “Cremora Tart” in South Africa and here I found the ingredients similar to cremora which here it is known as coffee whitener or coffee creamer. The replacement for milk in coffee. Combined with condensed milk and lemon juice, it’s delicious….

Arriving in New Zealand

We arrived in New Zealand in February 2018. It happened to be Chinese New Year too. After a 28 hour flight, none to less sleep we were glad to be safely in New Zealand, touching ground and trying to figure out where we were from the airport to get to our AirBnB. There was no…

Lemon Garlic Barbecue Snapper

My Husband recently made us the most delicious snapper over the barbecue. All he used was salted butter and he added teaspoons of garlic and lemon juice and mix it with the butter. He then spread it over the fish and inside the fish, he then covered it with tin foil and placed it inside…

Marlise Meyer Photography

I can highly recommend her! We got to know her through mutual friends of ours and since then we only use her to take our photo’s. She is situated in Long Bay, Auckland. I feel that her photography is so good that it is worthy of being feutured in magazines all acrosss New Zealand. She…

Sweet & Sour Pork Recipe by my Mother In-Law

My mother in-law that came to visit us, showed me what she uses and how to make this legend of a recipe! This is my husbands favorite dish since growing up, when the smell he can’t resist. I finally got it right yesterday evening. It’s not to subtle and not too sweet either it’s just…

War Memorial Museum

The War Memorial Museum is situated in Auckland City at the Auckland Domain Park. The museum have three floors and free entry to Residents. There are also some coffee shops inside that serves from muffins to cakes to bars and hot beverages. There are bathrooms situated after you enter. We managed to do two floors…

Potjiekos

Potjiekos is a traditional South African dish where meat, vegetables and rice or “sous kluitjies” is added to a cast iron pot and nothing gets mixed in between adding all the ingredients. At the bottom goes the meat and some coke and wine and salt and pepper and herbs and spices. It’s cooked over a…