Jacket: Ms Mode
Tule Shirt: SimplyBe
Skirt: Custom made in Angola
I made this cake two weeks ago for my bestfriend’s grandmother, and did not have time to post it on the blog sooner.
This was my first time making a drip cake and I was really happy with the results. I used a basic vanilla cake for the cake layers, filled it with caramel buttercream and covered it with vanilla buttercream and caramel sauce.
Overall, I was pretty happy and already thinking of new ideas for my next cake!!
Enjoy some pictures (so pretty, I couldn’t choose 😩 ) Continue Reading
This girl’s travel took her to Morocco this time around and I really enjoyed myself. It was hot, but to be honest after the heatwave in Malta, this was actually not that bad. It was very hot, but still bearable and leaving London on a rainy week, made it that more welcome.
Marrakesh, I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised. The airport is lovely, airport transfer was well organized; you don’t get bombarded by drivers trying to get you in their cars as soon as you get out. The Riad where I was staying was the cutest little place with very kind and helpful staff. The room had a nice double bed, moroccan style bathroom and as a bonus I got the rooftop and small pool almost all to myself. They also have a hamam, indoor cook and make booking arrangements for travel and tours, so all in all I was pretty set for my trip.
I’m planning to post more fashion and beauty related content, but I am still working on issues with time, someone to take pictures, collecting details etc., but oh well, it’s a work in progress 😉
Today’s OOTD is an outfit that I put together to offer a good transition from work to let’s say business drinks. I’m attending Chatam House’s (Royal Institute of International Affairs) summer reception and wanted something on point, but not over the top.
This past weekend, my girl Janelle and I attended the amazingness that was Afropunk Paris! I have followed Afropunk on social media for some time, but had never attend the festival before, and apparently I’ve been missing out!
Two days of black excellence and the best vibes. The amount of sheer joy you saw walking around was absolutely powerful. There was a lot of Black Boy Joy and Black Girl Magic present and everyone was just hypnotized with all the beauty present. From food, art, jewelry, clothing and natural products, to living art, music, dance and impeccable authentic styles. It was lit! Continue Reading
Last year I was asked to contribute to a new transcending magazine, Laranja. I submitted this short piece in September ’16, and this week was sent the finished product. This interdisciplinary, multilingual gem of a magazine is really a must read (link to follow), but for now you can enjoy my piece.
Growing up Pudim de leite moça (as we called it then, named after the brand of condensed milk) was one of my favorite desserts and now I make it quite often myself. This dessert can be found at almost every Angolan party/special occasion.
You can find many different variations througout the Lusophone countries, South-America and the Caribbean. It is also quite similar to flan.