Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The best grilled cheese sandwich is made in a skillet pan. Just the right size, for grilled cheese. My husband made this for our kids and then our toddler requested it as wel. It’s very easy to make and the cheese just melt in your mouth. You will need: About 4 – 6 Slices of…

French Toast – Bacon & Cheese – Pastosties

My husband made this for us, and it was delicious especially with the melted cheese and who doen’t love cheese. We are family who will add cheese onto just about everything. This meal is a very easy kids meal and the kids will not stop eating it, it’s that yummy. You will need: A few…

Tortilla Cheesy Steak Bowl

My husband made this dinner for us, it was very delicious, easy and a quick family dinner without any utensils needed. Our toddlers didn’t really understand it, but they enjoy eating it with us. For the steak marinade: You will need about 2 steaks, which is about 800g of steak. Marinade the steak in a…

Muffin Pies

While making dinner, yesterday and after a long busy day with two toddlers. I wanted to make something that would be easy to eat and not make a lot of mess. I love eating pies and especially the crust, that is golden, crispy and yum. I used beef with veggies and gravy as a filling….

Town Mouse

Right before we went into lockdown, me and my husband discovered this gem while taking a walk in town. It was our first date out since having kids and immigrating. The staff is very friendly and the food is simply delicious. We had great quality food and the service was exceptional. The atmosphere is great…

Golden Syrup Sugar Biscuits

I made this biscuit recipe while we were in lockdown, as you have read in the news we are back in lockdown. This is a sugar biscuit recipe, with a twist. I would add just 1 tablespoon of golden syrup, than 2 like in my recipe. It’s quick and a really simple and easy recipe…

Chocolate Sauce Cake

I had so much fun making this cake. While we were in Kerikeri, my friend asked me to make this for her. It was so much fun making it, and trying it for the first time, her oldest boy also helped me, and he loves learning about baking and food. We had so much fun….

Caramel Mint & Chocolate Mousse Tart

I made another version of this tart, using the new mint thins from Griffin’s. The mint is not overpowering and with the biscuit texture it reminds me of cookies and cream. It is really yum. Base:250g Crushed Biscuits mixed with 50ml Melted butter. Press the biscuit base into a prepared glasss serving dish. Set aside…

Dixie Browns

After our snowday, me and my husband was craving ribs, not just any ribs. The mouth watering ribs that falls off the bone and are covered in sauce. As we drove to Taupo, I went on google maps and searched for a good rating place to eat. I read hundreds of reviews and found the…