• Two weeks ago we upped-and-moved from our wonderfully hectic Auckland life, to Mangawhai, which is a little over an hour North of Auckland on the East Coast. I feel like this small coastal town was made for us. Everyone I’ve met so far has been warm, kind and incredibly generous. It is a very active and involved place, with weekly markets to stock up on fresh locally grown produce, a raw milk spot...
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  • We managed to sneak away for a few days without the boys over New Years and spend time with friends in Leigh. Ben went on countless fishing missions, we ate incredible food, inhaled fresh sea air and spotted dolphins on New Years Day - magic. 
    I'm feeling motivated - and can I just say - I'm on a roll in the kitchen, look out blog!  
    We buy bananas in bulk and keep them on a high rotation: fresh,...
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  • Towards the end of my pregnancy with Max I found myself with copious amounts of lemons from my parents orchard. The sort of gift you happily receive and then wonder what on earth you are going to create. So I put out a call on Facebook, as you do these days, seeking delicious lemon recipes. An old school friend sent me a simple, yet delicious lemon sour cream cake recipe. It was an instant...
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