Paprika Chicken & Roasted Veggie Rice with Lemon Yogurt

I made this recipe for us yesterday evening. It’s a quick dish and I love the taste of the paprika chicken. It’s like Nando’s hot pot, home-made. Not too spicy, just right. Me and my husband prefer the rice over couscous, but you can make it to your preference. The recipe is from hello fresh….

The Townsend’s Ricotta Beef Lasagna

Lasagna is one of those timeless meals, that never go out of style. Whether it’s summer or winter, lasagna is perfect and full of veggies and the good stuff. We love the taste of ricotta so me and my husband decided to add it to the white sauce. Wow, what a difference it makes. It…

Why I started my Blog

I lay awake at night, wondering if I did the right thing by starting my blog. This has took me 10 years well for the most part. I don’t want to be famous I don’t care about that. I am so passionate about putting the most unique recipes out there while respecting the traditional way…

My Gran’s All Bran Muffins

Happy February, with a new month, come endless possibilities and new opportunities to improve, to change and to better ourselves to the best version of ourselves. Growing up, when we would walk into my grandmother’s kitchen, you would smell this muffins a mile away. I loved these muffins, always look forward to eating them. My…

God’s Grace is Bigger than our Fears

God’s timing is always perfect, we may not always see it that way or feel that way, but as time passes, so do we began to see His plan for our lives. I attended Metamorpho for a year, where they equip us with life lessons and give us the tools to navigate through the university…

Buttermilk Muffin Scones

I love working with buttermilk these days, instead of crumbling the butter with the flour and adding the liquid afterwards, I did it the wrong way around. It didn’t turned out a flop it tasted delicious like my husband said. When making new recipes, sometimes in the process things change or go differently than what…

Australian Fires & How you can Help

Hey everyone, on this windy, cool Monday afternoon in Auckland, New Zealand. This Australian bush fires is terrible. Animals in NSW, Australia have lost their lives and homes. So many people have lost their homes and been misplaced. Some people have also died in the bush fires. The state of NSW have called it now…

Act of Random Kindness

A few months ago we got new neighbours who moved in in front of us, right after our child turned 1. Before they moved in, I baked some crunchies and chocolate rusks with my mother in-law. I thought I would welcome them to our neighbourhood by taking some chocolate rusks and crunchies for them. I…

Karioitahi Beach

We visited Karioitahi Beach on new year’s day. We thought it was going to be quiet, but it turned out to be really busy. Anyway it’s only 25 minute drive from Pukekohe, and closer than we thought. The beach is covered with soft black sand, the waves are a little rough, but if you want…