2020 Update

Hello everybody! I sure you’ve all been wondering where I have disappeared to, I haven’t posted anything on my blog for almost 10 months now. The answer is simple – Ben and I fell pregnant! I had a challenging pregnancy, and spent much of it in a great deal of pain mostly due to lower… Continue reading 2020 Update


I asked Ben what cake he would like for his 33rd birthday. He immediately said “Lemon Lime Cheesecake and Tiramisu!”. Now my Lemon Lime Cheesecake is the epitome of cheesecakes, it is so creamy, and light, and citrus-y, and the gingernut biscuit base gives it a really lovely point of difference to your run of… Continue reading Tiramisu

Pastel de Choclo

Pastel de Choclo is typical Chilean dish that is quite similar in concept to a Shepherd’s pie. Instead of using mashed potato, a savoury corn mash is used. I really enjoyed eating this dish in South America, it was a really hearty, wholesome dish that celebrated their local produce. Inside the pastel de choclo, besides… Continue reading Pastel de Choclo

Vegetarian Ceviche

It was Ben’s 33rd birthday in April, and we had a full Chilean dinner. I realised that one of our friends was vegetarian, so I quickly whipped up this vegetarian version of my Ceviche recipe. I LOVE cherry bocconcini. God bless the person who invented it. You could use any mozzarella, just try to keep… Continue reading Vegetarian Ceviche


Ben and I absolutely fell in love with Ceviche in South America. It is just so fresh, and tangy, and has a really lovely mouth-feel. I also loved the variety in the curing liquids, and levels of spiciness. You can do this recipe with kingfish, snapper, ocean trout, and salmon, basically any firm meat fresh… Continue reading Ceviche