When I was home over the summer, one of the things I noticed, and admired about living in a small community was the gift of giving. Waiheke Island is a haven for horticulturists and growers – not just for olives and the vast vineyard blocks that dominate our landscape, but for fresh organic produce, orchards and… Continue reading Sharing & caring.
I think four months is an adequate amount of time to take off from writing a post don’t you think? I got myself a wee bit distracted with life this summer and my writing and recipes have somehow taken a back seat. However, after a summer of baking sweet treats and filling up cabinets with multi-coloured and… Continue reading Bula from Fiji.
I’ve officially quit my beloved job! After nearly three years aboard this amazing bateau, I’ve decided it’s time to set my sights forward to more challenging waters. It’s been a hard decision to take the leap away from a situation that is near perfect but I’ve learnt that unless we continue to move forward, its difficult to grow into… Continue reading Chapter flipping.
Whilst home in NZ and feasting my way around the North Island. I made a solid effort to accustom myself to the various styles and decor’s of the local cafe’s and brunch spots. Cafe research I called it – Though it was more like an excuse to get the lady friends together and have… Continue reading cabinets of cake.
Fruit and vegetables are in abundance right now in New Zealand. The peaches, apples, and pears in mumma’s back yard have been flying off the trees. I’ve missed out on allot of home-life activities over the last few years from living on boats. Everyday chores, like gardening, painting walls and mowing the lawns. So I’ve been making the… Continue reading an organic oasis.
Well I missed my chance at a Christmas post due to a two week charter that had me eye-balls deep in Christmas food prep. Then I missed my chance at a New Years post for much the same reason. So here we are, nearly two weeks later, and in my usual fashionably late form, I bring you a… Continue reading Sweet beginnings.
Feels like an age since I checked in with my old mate stepsnthyme. It’s been an eventful few months that I haven’t been able to share with anyone as my dear old laptop had an incident with a steamin cup of rooibos tea. (Apparently laptops don’t fancy cuppas like I do) So in a nutshell.… Continue reading From my coconut tree.