Trust Your Gut

I can still recall the moment so clear in my head. I can hear myself saying ‘uh oh’ and running to the bathroom – that was nearly 5 years ago, and since then, nothing has been the same (other than my rushes to the bathroom, they don't seem to change very often) Why am I… Continue reading Trust Your Gut


Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies with Tanna Farms

Our house doesn't get to eat homemade biscuits very often. Why? Well, for some reason, no matter how hard I try, I cannot master the art of a biscuit. It usually goes a little something like... *makes a fantastic biscuit dough *rolls out, pushes down with fork *puts in oven and watches biscuits spread into… Continue reading Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies with Tanna Farms

NZFS – Made from Remains – My Story

The New Zealand Fire Service are collecting ashes from real house fires, and have been using them in different ways to try and connect with kiwis about the devastating effects fire can have on people. They're calling it "Made from Remains" Where do I fit into this? Well, I was in a fire but my house… Continue reading NZFS – Made from Remains – My Story

Our week with My Food Bag

My Food Bag

If you're in New Zealand, you should have by now heard all about My Food Bag. Masterchef Winner Nadia Lim and a team of fantastic people put together weekly recipes for singles, couples, professionals and families to all create at home and enjoy. The best part? The food and recipes are delivered right to your door,… Continue reading Our week with My Food Bag

Almond Cakes with Pomegranate Cream

Pomegrante Sponge Cake with Almond The Food Nest NZ

Ok I PROMISE I will stop with the baking and the sweet treats. Soon. Next week. Ok I lie, I can’t tell you when I’ll stop - they’re just so good lately! This is a take on the classic sponge with whipped cream -  due to the almond, it is slightly denser but still as… Continue reading Almond Cakes with Pomegranate Cream