Butternut Fritters

Butternut Fritters is a much loved traditional South-African dish! My mom made it when we would have Sunday lunch which include rice, some veggies and some roast meat with some gravy and butternut fritters was always included! We get pumpkin fritters they are just as good there is no difference except that I love butternut…

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…

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…

A Story to Inspire You too

Dear Readers, followers and supporters this blog post I wanted to do for sooo long, but you know it just wasn’t the right time(yet). I feel now that I can finally share with you where my love for cooking and baking started, how I got my voice and without me realising it how God guided…

South African Samoosas

Since arriving in New Zealand, me and my husband miss eating samoosas the most. You can just walk around and in every café and corner shop will have them. My husband enjoyed the samoosas so much he said it beats the ones in South-Africa and the ones he tasted before. He said it was just…

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…

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…

Corn Pops

I love corn since I was small! So I decided to make this corn pops and they are delicious, good and easy! Take 1 can of creamed sweet corn and add 1 cup of flour, 1 egg, 5ml sugar, 5ml baking powder and a pinch of salt and mix it all together in a mixing…