Italian Chocolate Truffle

We ate the italian chocolate truffle dessert from our local grocery store, I decided to make a homemade version, and it tastes better than the store bought one. It’s the most decadent chocolate dessert for any chocoholic. It will soon become a family favourite in any household. I apologise in advance for the long recipe,…

Healthy Fried Chicken

Me and my husband got the inspiration from one of the chef’s on Eat Well For Less New Zealand. The chef used skinless, boneless chicken breasts and his own coating. We wanted to put a twist on it, and use normal chicken drumsticks and use a ready made coating mix. The results were delicious. If…

Butter Chicken with Garlic Basmati Rice

Butter chicken is a classic, kiwi dish. As soon as we landed in Auckland, it was the first dish I fell in love with. You can make this easy meal, by following my recipe! Ingredients:400g Skinless, boneless Chicken Breasts cut up into blocks150g Salted Butter1 Purple Onion Chopped 1 Red Capsicum Chopped 1 Tbs Garlic1…

Hello August

Like most of us feel, that Covid19 has taken over all the news, our lives and the thought that things will never be like it was before Covid19 hit. All the uncertainty, all the worry, most people losing their jobs, their well being, their livelihoods, their houses and mental health skyrocketing. During these unprecedented times,…

Dulce de Leche & Chocolate Mousse Tart

I love coming up with new creations! Who doesn’t love dulce de leche and chocolate mousse together, I know I do! The chocolate mousse is rich and dark while the dulce de leche is light and not so rich. Together they work perfectly. Start by taking a rectangular glass bowl, prepare it and add some…

The Townsend’s Family Baked Milk Tart

My mother in-law always makes this milk tart, and it’s just delicious! I got the privilege to make it too and now post on my blog! It has been passed on from her mother Karen, and it is her mother’s recipe. So we are the 4th generation, to receive this recipe. Before we immigrated, we…

Rotorua & Taupo Roadtrip Part 1

For my birthday this year, which is on the 11th of July, we decided that we want to go on a roadtrip, not too far from us. We decided to go to Rotorua 1st and then look around in Taupo and drive back to Pukekohe around Sunday afternoon. We drove in the morning, around 7am…

Butterfly Creek

We visited Butterfly Creek today, what a lovely day it was, even though it was overcast, it was so fun going for an outing. It was packed, full of families and children running everywhere. We started by the crocodiles, Goldie and Scar. They also fed the crocodiles while we were there, our toddler enjoyed it…

Kerikeri Road Trip Chapter 2

We visited our friends right before we went into level 4 lockdown, so this was back in March. We have a toddler and a newborn, so the earlier to get on the road the better. The road to there is pretty straightforward, it’s one direction all the way. On the road we experienced heavy rains…

Reached 3000 Visitors on My Blog

1 Year & 4 Months Ago, I started my blog, in Feb 2019 I went over to running my webpage full time. The journey to here, have been hard work, lots of hours behind the screen, editing, uploading and getting recipes ready as well as lots of research going into every recipe. To run a…