Sunday, 23 July 2017

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New buys 

A few things I've bought this week ! 

Gx 

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Wellbeing 



Watermelon Gazpacho 




This is a great summer starter or as an afternoon snack .




 Recipe :
1/2 a Watermelon || 1 red pepper || 1kg of tomatoes || 75ml of red wine vinegar || 100ml Olive oil || I clove of Garlic || Passion fruit seeds || Ice cubes .




Method:

First flame grill your pepper over the flames of your gas cooker 
( or cook in the over for 30mins) place in a plastic bag and tie . The steam will help you remove the skin of the pepper.

Blanch the tomatoes in a bowl of boiling water. Put a lid on the bowl and leave for 5mins. Drain and then the skin should just slide of with a gentle squeeze 

Place the watermelon, Pepper and tomatoes in a blender a whizz up. And the garlic then the red wine vinegar and olive oil. Add some salt and pepper and taste to see if you need more vinegar or olive oil added depending on how you like it . 


 Give it a quick whizz then place in a jug with a handful of ice and leave in the fridge for a few hours 

when you are going to serve scoop the passion fruit in to the jug and stir before serving with some sourdough bread or taste greek Olives. 


G xx




Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Shop My Style



Day time look 

Iro tee || H&M Denim skirt || Sam Edelman slides || Companhia da cestas Bag. ( message them on facebook and they will email you the styles for the bag ) 




Smarter look 

H&M denim skirt || Gap shirt || Kurt geiger block sandals 


G X











Monday, 26 June 2017

Friday, 23 June 2017

Wellbeing 

Japanese Noodle Broth 





Recipe :

8 baby aubergines || 1 red pepper || handful of padron peppers|| 200g Dried udon noodles || coconut oil to cook in || pea shoots ||coriander.

For the Broth :
15g dried shiitake mushrooms || 500ml cold water||55ml tamari sauce ||1tbsp light brown sugar || 2tsp Mirin 










Method :

To make the broth add the dried mushrooms to the cold water in a saucepan and leave for 2 mins. 

Remove the mushrooms and put to one side for later. Now start to heat the sauce adding the tamari , mirin and sugar. Bring to the boil, then turn off the heat and leave.

Now in some coconut oil start to fry the aubergines which you have halved and scored a criss cross pattern on the skin and flesh.
This should take about 3/5 mins till they are golden brown. Add some salt along the way.

Now fry the padron peppers and sliced red pepper for 2 mins .

Add the aubergine and pepers to the broth with the mushrooms .

Cook the udon noodles in some boiling water for 10mins then drain and rinse under cold water. 

Place the noodles in a bowl and add the broth and veg. Sprinkle some herbs like coriander or mint on top with a handful of watercress or pea shoots.

Enjoy 

G xx








Thursday, 8 June 2017

Styling tips



Your summer Holiday kit list 



Holiday kit 
Here are a few extras you can bring out when you're off to sunnier shores. You can always be a bit more adventures with colours and shapes when on away on holiday. 


My tips for packing is pack outfits.
 7 day , 7 evening . Try these looks on at home with shoes and accessorise. I then take pictures and create a mood board on a simple photo app. I can then refer to this when I'm away. Spending an hour trying on now will save you time when you are away...which is what we want! 



My Day outfits 



My Evening outfits








G x


Monday, 5 June 2017

Wellbeing 




Homemade Ice cream 
( diary free ) 


Recipe :
3 bananas| strawberries | dates 

Chop up 3 bananas and freeze 
( so do this a day before you want to make your ice cream ) 
Blend the bananas togetehr with some water to make a thick creamy ice cream. Scoop in to a bowl .

Blend a handful of strawberries and 2 dates. Swirl this sauce in to the ice cream mix with a knife. Don't over mix as you want the ripple affect. 

Place in the freeze for 30mins and then eat . 


Extras : add honey , nuts , berries ... the choices are endless .

Gaby x








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