Holiday bits; Photoshoot at the park

Today being a bright day with no clouds and a chilly kind of weather gave us the green light to go shooting at Millennium park. Myself and a couple of my friends put upon ourselves a pact to shoot at least once in every month (which we haven’t honored since the beginning of 2018). We…

Holiday bites; Cinnamon roll cookies.

Ingredients: 2 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup room temperature unsalted butter softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg, at room temperature 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Filling 2 Tablespoons butter, melted 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon Icing 1 cup icing sugar 3 Tablespoons…

Amna’s Private Collection Launch Party. #SS19

I cannot tell you how honored I was to be at the private launch of this collection . Everyone there meant a great deal to Amna’s and have contributed in a way or another. (I literally just quoted the Ceo Fatima) The vibe was very pinteresty and pink. It had a lot of flowers, I…

Crab and Chicken Paella

INGREDIENTS 400ml chicken stock 200g rice 250g Chicken, diced 6 crab sticks, cut in half 50g fresh/frozen peas 1 lemon, cut into wedges, to serve FOR THE SOFRITO 2 large ripe oxheart tomatoes, roughly chopped 2 large green capiscums 4 cloves garlic, peeled parsley ½ bunch chives 25ml Moro Extra Virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon…

Shortcut to red velvet cookies

Guys! You wont believe it if I told you that I randomly woke up at 2am craving some red velvet cookies. Maybe in my dream I saw some or they’ve just been on my mind for a while. I checked my kitchen and I didn’t even have flour, how is this going to work then?…

Bbq sticky wings

Ingredients A pack of wings 1cup ketchup 1tbs sriracha sauce 2tbs soy sauce 1 maggi 1tbs chili jam 1tsp garlic powder chopped onions 1tbs brown sugar mixed herbs 1tbs bbq sauce Method Cut wings, wash and pat dry. In a bowl mix all ingredients and add in wings. Marinate for 1hour or overnight (as much…

Vanilla Custard cake

Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter-melted and slightly cooled 1 Tablespoon water 2 cups milk-lukewarm 4 eggs-separated ¾ cup sugar 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract powdered sugar for dusting Method Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly grease 8×8 inch baking dish, set aside (you can line it with parchment…

Burgundy in Lagos..

Should you ever find yourself in Lagos, Burgundy is the place to go. Though it hasn’t fully opened yet, you should be anticipating it from this pop up we had. Burgundy is a fine dining experience that serves you a 7 course meal which stays in your mind forever. Its not just any fine dining…

Life and Death..

Its 4am and I’m awake writing this piece. What does living mean to you? To me, living means having a very happy and genuine relationship with your loved ones. Its not about the material things or achievements, its about the memories made and the hearts touched. I am writing about my dearest friend, Myrah, who…

Life lately; July and August update.

I can swear July has been busiest month of my whole entire life! A lot happened, both good and bad stuff (Alhamdulillah Im grateful for everything). I haven’t been blogging as I should because my laptop battery spoilt and I’ve been using this bad boy for almost a decade (lol). Lets start with the saddest…