Kerikeri Road Trip Chapter 1

It was a lovely sunny Sunday morning when me and my husband decided to go to Kerikeri to visit some of our friends. We should have gotten up earlier as it’s quite a distance to Kerikeri. The drive is about 3 hours and 30 minutes so we actually should have been on the road by…

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…

My Gran’s All Bran Muffins

Happy February, with a new month, come endless possibilities and new opportunities to improve, to change and to better ourselves to the best version of ourselves. Growing up, when we would walk into my grandmother’s kitchen, you would smell this muffins a mile away. I loved these muffins, always look forward to eating them. My…

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…

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…

Creamy Beef Stronganoff

After a barbecue on a Saturday morning, there is always some left over steak and other meats. When you don’t know what to make for dinner, this recipe will have everyone talking. It’s creamy, peppery and not over rich. Me and my husband have learned that the simple ingredients and keeping it simple, is what…

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…

Christmas Biscuits

It’s tradition to bake christmas biscuits, this time of the year, each year I try something different. Last time I used melted chocolate to coat the cookies, this time I used royal icing and it worked perfectly! Ingredients: 125g Butter 1 Cup of Sugar 4 Cups of Flour 2 Tablespoons of Baking Powder 2 Eggs…

Butter Beef Fillet Roast

This butter beef fillet roast is very delicious. Me and my husband love beef and we love roasts. Who doesn’t like a delicious, saucy, buttery roast that just melts in your mouth the moment you eat it. This is a very simple recipe that is easy to make and for every beginner. This is a…