Sunday, January 29, 2017

Celebrating our Anniversary

My roses are blooming again

We had the loveliest dinner out on the 25th, to celebrate 31 great years of being married to my wonderful husband.
Kazyua Restaurant, was the place we booked, as have always wanted to dine here after hearing lots of great reviews.

We chose the Chef's Degustation menu which had 12 amazing courses. The philosophy for this place - Our mission is very simple, 'Make our guests smile'... and that they did! here are a few of the meals

This Restaurant was voted Number 1 in Auckland and I can see why - the presentation of the absolutely delectable food, the wine, service and atmosphere, was amazing.

This was a salad which had 30 vegetables and had wonderful fresh flavours, textures and a real feast for the eyes and taste.
I read a review and the writer said, "that if there's a Michelin guide in New Zealand, this place should definitely be in it", I agree with this. 

At the end of the night they surprised us with a special Anniversary dessert of petite choux buns and kindly took a photo, with an Instax camera, something to take home and remind us of our fun night out.

Do hope you are enjoying your weekend. We are happy to have a long weekend, Auckland Anniversary day is on Monday and the weather is simply beautiful. Must now get out and enjoy the day


  1. Dear Carolyn,
    Happy Anniversary. Your night out celebrating 31 years looks like a beautiful evening, and I love the photo at the end.

  2. Happy anniversary, darling!
    Looks like an amazing meal!


  3. Congratulations to you both on your anniversary. I really enjoy going to restaurants where they do several tasting dishes as it gives you the opportunity to try something new. The last one we went to gave us crocodile, a thing that I would never have ordered, but it was actually much better than I had imagined.

  4. Congratulations to Carolyn and your husband! You have been a great couple for many years! Wonderful restaurant and beautiful dinner! Have a wonderful new week!

  5. Happy Anniversary! What a wonderful place to celebrate! Ours is coming up soon, I need to put my thinking cap on. Enjoy your holiday weekend! Hugs!

  6. Nice selection! I wish you happy week! xx

  7. Happy Anniversary dear Carolyn, you truly had a feast in that restaurant.
    The dishes are amazing to see, little pieces of art on each plate. I wish the photo of you had been bigger, :-) but you look like a beautiful couple, dear friend. Warm hugs, from Dorthe

  8. Happy Anniversary Carolyn! Your meal looks amazing...

  9. Happy anniversary! Looks like an amazing place to dine!

  10. Congratulations on your 31st Wedding Anniversary! That looks a fantastic way to celebrate. A salad with 30 vegetables must have been amazing! Sarah x

  11. Many Happy Anniversary Wishes.

    Lovely to see all the photo's.
    The food looks and sounds wonderful.

    All the best Jan

  12. HAppy Wedding anniversay, your dinner looks great.

  13. My dearest friend Carolyn,
    belated Happy Anniversary to you both!
    It looks, like you ahd a wodnerful day!
    Sending Love and hugs and blessings into your new week!
    Claudia xo

  14. dear lots of love and happiness for U:) follow;) now waiting for U:)

  15. You have a wonderful blog. Always a treat for me to stop by and read what you have been doing. This is a good one as you celebrate an anniversary!!! Happy life together as a couple. May you have many more years together.
    God bless,

  16. happ aniversery wishes, dear carolyn - to you and your husband!!!!i wish you many common years .

  17. Congrats on your anniversary, dear Carolyn!!!
    Seems you had a very nice and sweet time in that lovely restaurant, the food looks amazing!

  18. Happy anniversary!!!! Congratulations!!!
    Hugs Alessandra

  19. Happy anniversary !!..lovely diner ...for à Greet from je Ria x ❤️

  20. Twelve courses, wow! The dessert portion looks Yummy. Happy Anniversary, Carolyn! This picture of the two of you is sweet. Oh, I love your pretty pink roses, and they are already blooming, that's wonderful.

    love, ~Sheri

  21. HAPPY Anniversary to you! Lovely :)
    The dinner loook´s so good and tasty too...
    Have a great week, take care.

  22. Happy Anniversary dear Carolyn to you and your sweetheart. Your night out to celebrate looks to be amazing. Wishing you both many more wonderful years of happiness, health and love. Blessing always. xo

  23. Dearest Carolyn,
    Happy belated Wedding Anniversary!
    It is a great feeling for being together several decades.
    Wishing you both many more.


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