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The first step is always the scariest…

...but also one of the most exciting and unforgettable. As I've written before, I am starting a new business. A "personal cook" business here in Christchurch, New Zealand. I'm at the stage of promoting my blog and my Facebook page, and I have just joined Instagram (@annacooks4u), after several years of reluctance. I wasn't afraid… Continue reading The first step is always the scariest…

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Moving away from dairy: how to make your own creamy nut milk

Another dairy-free, vegan product that I decided to make myself is nut milk. Except only for soy milk, all other nut milks out there (at least here in New Zealand) are quite expensive. I am the kind of person who loves to have a little bit of milk with my black coffee, or in my… Continue reading Moving away from dairy: how to make your own creamy nut milk

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Trials and Errors – Just gotta keep trying!

So, I decided to start my own business. After many months of ruminating the idea inside my head, I decided to go for it. As usual, the fear of failing at something lingers in the back of my head and somehow what used to be easy for me (to jump into an opportunity or to… Continue reading Trials and Errors – Just gotta keep trying!

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Keeping your culture alive through cooking…

... And some partying.  Celebrating Brazil's famous June and July Festivities (Festas Junina e Julhina) Being Homesick has gotten harder in the past two years. It's probably because I haven't seen my Family for that exact amount of time. Winter also doesn't help much when it's all grey and rainy, like many days in NZ winter are. So, in… Continue reading Keeping your culture alive through cooking…