We are so alike, it’s scary

You probably wondering what I mean by this, well let me tell you a story, a great story in fact, it made my year! I got to know two very special people during lockdown, Jamie and Connor, back in March. Turns out they are foodies too, Jamie loves baking, she has the same temperament as…

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…

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…

Chocolate Milk Tart

Love the taste of milk tart, and the different flavours too! Let me know what flavour is your favourite. While using a hand mixer and a microwave safe mixing bowl, mix 4 eggs, while mixing add in 700ml of full cream milk. While mixing with the hand mixer, add in the 2 packets of chocolate…

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…

Caramel Milk Tart

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…

Crunchies by my Mother in-law

Crunchies is a well known and well loved South African treat. Me and my husband just love these! They are so full of flavour and also healthy! They get their name from the crunchy, chewy bites that they are. Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 4 Cups of Flour 2 Cups of Coconut 4 Cups of…

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…

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…