B’s Blog Bread Sticks

B's Blog Bread Sticks These are really fun to make. You need to make sure you have an adult to help you with the oven - to keep safe. Sometimes I put jam and Nutella in the middle and they are super yummy! INGREDIENTS 1 packet savoury pastry...

Bianca’s Slow Cooked S’more

Bianca's Slow Cooked S'more Cake What’s the best part about a bonfire at the beach? Making S’mores with your friends! So…I thought, why not try and make S’mores at home in a slow cooker? TOPPINGS 1 packet marshmallows ½ packet Chocolate Thins ½ cup chopped chocolate...

Berry and Yoghurt Ice Blocks

Berry and Yoghurt Ice Blocks Now is a good time to head to Blueberry Corner to pick up your fresh raspberries or some of their famous blueberries! If you live out of town, next time you visit the Bay of Plenty, a visit to Blueberry Corner, near sunny Whakatāne, is a...

Bianca’s – Marshmallow Slices

Bianca's - Marshmallow Slices Mum has had this recipe for years and we had so much fun making it….I loved watching the marshmallow transform. I can’t wait to experiment with different colours. You will need: Flat sponge tray- lined with baking paper Raspberry jam...

Healthy Summer Meal – Chicken Kebabs

Chicken Kebabs INGREDIENTS Fresh chicken breasts Skewers (if using wooden skewers soak in water for 3 hours first). Chopped fresh pineapple Chopped (in thick slices) zucchini Cherry tomatoes Chopped haloumi cheese Chopped red onion NB. Cut all ingredients into roughly...

Bianca – Dark Chocolate cases filled with Lemon Yoghurt

Bianca's Blog - Dark Chocolate cases filled with Lemon Yoghurt Filling ideas: Cream Lemon yoghurt Mousse These will be nice for Christmas day! These are always fun to make with friends. My friend Kylah taught me how to make these and this is my friend Manaia Hall who...

Astar’s – ‘Little Dot, this is your lot…’

Astar's Blog - 'Little Dot, This is your lot...'   I’ve just returned from working in India.  It was supposed to be for a fortnight, but ended up being a month.  Even I’d wanted to stay, my visa was almost up and you don’t muck around there any longer than allowed. ...

Vivere come un italiano…

…to live like an Italian. And this, befittingly, is exactly what you will do when you travel to Italy with Virginia Jeeves, editor of La Vita, on one of her bespoke tours of Italy. Growing up in an Italian household, Virginia was always spoken to in 'la bella lingua',...

Astar’s – Traditions of the Past

Astar's Blog - Traditions of the past… I said to myself the other day, ‘what is this ‘thing’ that has you leaping all over the house?’ It’s the spring and it’s a grand thing to know that finally after weeks and weeks of damp colourless days, there is finally light and...

Hello

Hello! It's my first blog and how exciting. The Editor said I could write about anything I wanted. I asked, "Like what exactly?" and she said, "You know lots of things, just write about stuff!" 'Ah', I thought, 'shall I write about flowers, crafts, sewing, lotions and...

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