Caramel Milktart

Coming up with new concepts is so much fun. I have googled if there was a caramel milktart and didn’t find what I was after, so I made it. The first and only caramel milktart. Foodies of South Africa helped me, by using the base of their recipe and working from their tweaking it a…

It only takes one Teacher

Today I want to tell you a story. This teacher have taught me english in High School, and have always encouraged me and supported me, when I finished High School. She actually encouraged me to start blogging about my cooking and baking, she helped with refining my children’s books that I wrote too. Ten years…

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…

Blank Canvas

Welcome to 2020! Wow what a journey. Today is the start of your blank canvas. How will you paint yours and what type of brushes and colours will you use. However you choose to paint your blank canvas, may it be your best one yet. 2019 flew by in an blink of an eye. Now…

Chicken Lasagna

Love lasagna, so I made this delicious, spicy, saucy, chicken goodness! It’s a real crowd pleaser too. Ingredients:2 Chicken fillets 2 Carrots peeled and grated 1 Onion chopped 1 Green capsicum chopped 3 Tomatoes chopped 1 Thumb size ginger peeled and grated 1 Tbs tumeric or saffron 1 Tbs curry powder Salt and pepper to…

Buttermilk Rusks

Buttermilk Rusks are crunchy and will trigger your taste buds. It’s a delicious morning quick breakfasf before you leave for work. It’s one of my favourite things to snack on and it’s also good for babies when they are teething. It is loved by lots of South Africans as well as their friends and family…

Creamy Bacon Carbonara

This delicious and creamy, bacon cabonara was made by my husband. Its very simple and easy and won’t take long to prepare! Boil and drain about one and a half cups of elbow pasta and set aside. In a pan add some olive oil and about 300g of bacon. In the oven let it grill…

4 Ingredient Caramilk Cheesecake

Caramilk is getting alot of attention at the moment in Australia and New Zealand. From Aussies to Kiwis love them, the first time I tasted the caramilk cadbury block, I was hooked! It’s pure caramilk smooth, creamy chocolate. Caramel goodness! I wanted to make a cheesecake with it since it reappeared on New Zealand shelves….

Chicken Cottage Pie

We all love cottage pie, for the most part. My mom always made this for us and we couldn’t wait for dinner. I put my own twist on it, and made it a chicken cottage pie. It is very rich but soooo delicious with just the right flavours and spices. Hope you enjoy it as…