2 Years in New Zealand

Today, 2 years ago we landed in Auckland, New Zealand. We left everything we know and grew up with and trade it in for the unknown. The funny thing is, as soon as we landed in Auckland we felt right at home, all we wanted to do was to bring everyone over and let them…

My Mom’s Chicken Curry

You know when there is cold and rainy weather, your in the mood to make something with a little bite, and that takes you back home. I always helped my mom in the kitchen growing up, my grandmother also make this chicken curry. My mom is known for her curry pots, tonight I got it…

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…

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…

Coconut Chocolate Bites

In New Zealand, coconut rough is well known and loved all over. As I searched the web for some recipes, I decided to make it much more simpler, and only using two ingredients. This recipe of mine is so simple, yet versatile too as you can use any chocolate block you want, and mix it…

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…

Rainy Weather Porridge

Today it was pouring with rain, growing up during the winter when we wrote exams, we always would eat porridge for breakfast. This reminded me of being back home and brought back so many memories. It’s called maize meal and we get it in New Zealand. This simple recipe of mine that you just make…

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…

Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

I baked this cupcakes today using a cake mix from a box. Edmonds which is widely known here. It’s actually just made to be used as a cake but I decided why not twist it up and make delicious cupcakes. It came with some icing where I just had to follow the instructions to make…