Thursday, 31 May 2012
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Monday, 28 May 2012
Oh hey swan trousers. It has been far too warm to wear these trousers but I just love them too much! I actually wore this outfit on Saturday and Sunday. I know, such an outfit repeater. But I spilled food down myself on Saturday (don't I always?!) and had to wash the tshirt so the whole outfit resurfaced on Sunday. I decided to keep it super casual this time with just a white tshirt which I bought in October and only took the tags out of on Saturday (so bad!) and my black ballet flats. Oh and my new favourite necklace, which was £5. Bargain.
Sunday, 27 May 2012
If you follow me on Instagram, you will think that all I've done is go swimming and eat froyo this week. I guess that's fairly true...
Friday, 25 May 2012
Thursday, 24 May 2012
I fancied a bit of a change from outfit photos, so I thought I'd post you a quick recipe! These cookies are amazing and super-quick so I thought I'd share it with you guys! I really love cooking so I'm thinking about adding more recipes to my blog- I'd love to hear what you guys think!
These cookies are one of my favourite things to bake. I'm not really a big baker- it's pretty much these or brownies! When it comes to cookies, I like simple, yummy and soft- these fit the bill perfectly. They don't involve a lot of effort and can be made super-quick. They also involve a lot of store-cupboard ingredients, so once you've bought everything for the first batch, you can have pretty much instant cookies! I baked them for my friends this weekend and they said they were better than Millie's cookies! I don't know about that but they are good! The recipe is from Cookie Magic by Kate Shirazi.
125g/9 tbsp butter
175g/scant 1 cup soft light brown sugar
1 large free-range egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
150g/1 generous cup plain (all-purpose) flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt (omit if using salted butter)
100g/4oz white, milk or dark chocolate, chopped into largish chunks
Preheat the oven to 180c/350F and line two baking sheets with greaseproof paper or silicone liners
Melt the butter in a large saucepan, then add the sugar and take the pan off the heat.
Beat in the egg, add the vanilla extract, then sift in the dry ingredients, giving it a good old stir so you don't start cooking the egg.
Stir in the chocolate chunks.
Spoon into little piles on the baking sheet, bare in mind that they spread quite a lot so leave a big gap between them (I ended up with one giant cookie!).
Bake for about 10 minutes. My advice is to go off the colour as they tend to harden quite a bit when they come out of the oven. They should be a nice golden yellow.
Leave for a few minutes before sliding them onto a wire rack or plate to cool.
Eat lovely and warm or leave to harden and cool