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Monday, 27 February 2017

Pink Pancakes - Pancake Tuesday







So today is the last day of the month of February. Can you believe that? For me, February didn't even feel like a month. Anyway, today also happens to be the day for Pancake Tuesday or also know as Shrove Tuesday. With all my "healthy-eating" goals, I was going to make the protein pancake, but I'm not up for that today. However, we can classify this as healthy (wink-wink) because this is ovo-vegetarian and there's no artificial colour required to make it pink. How chic is this? You can certainly make this in every other occasion or just simply for breakfast because it's quick & easy to do.

Heads up, if you don't like beetroots, this pancake is not for you!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes

Anyway, here are the ingredients that you'll need:


FOR THE PANCAKE:

  • 135g plain flour (I used gluten free flour)
  • 2 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 130ml almond milk (or any milk you prefer)
  • 2 tablespoon butter (melted)
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten (I think it will be fluffy if you only use 1 egg)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 medium sized cooked beetroots 
  • Coconut oil for cooking

FOR THE DRIZZLE: 

  • Frozen mixed berries (cranberries, blackberries, blackcurrants, and raspberries)
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 175ml water




METHODS

FOR THE PANCAKE:

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients.
  2. Mix the liquid ingredients with the dry ingredients.
  3. Stir them well together.
  4. Because I have a small blender here in Uni I minced the beetroots first and blended it in the blender using the batter of the pancakes until everything was smooth.
  5. Transfer into a mixing bowl and stir them again. (For this, I think it's better to cook in in a coconut oil as butter can change the colour into a yellow-ish one.)
  6. In a heated non sticky-pan, add a small very amount of coconut oil and cook it on medium heat. Flip the pancake and then viola! You're done!

FOR THE DRIZZLE:

  • While you're cooking the pancake, add all the ingredients together in a different pot and allow for it to boil until you get the texture that you desire. Stir. 
     You can add some fruits for extra taste.






 I hope you'll give this a try and enjoy eating it as much as I did.



Take care.
xoxo, 
Xyza ❤️

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

21st Birthday | Afternoon Tea @ Luton Hoo

It's been a month since my 21st birthday and I'm only posting it now. Hoooraaay! Haha. 


Hi, guys. I hope you're all doing well. On 9th of Feb, I celebrated my 21st birthday at Luton Hoo. My friends and I just had afternoon tea. I hope you enjoy the photos! 











My Outfit
Dress - H&M
Shoes - Newlook
Watch - Tommy Hilfiger
Bag - from DV8

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

LONDON w/ Reyn | Photo Diary





View from our seat.

The interior.

Hello everyone,
This is a late post again. Being a university student is such a struggle as my time is pretty much occupied with doing research, reports, essays, presentations & exams. It is exhausting! You feel me?
Anyway, last 2nd February 2016, my cousin and I went to London to process some paperworks (my cousin was adulting really hard). After doing so, we had our lunch in Gaucho Restaurant, which is an Argentinean restaurant that is located near the famous tower bridge. The day was gloomy and windy but we had a lovely day anyway. Have a lovely day.


My outfit:
Hat- Marks & Spencer
Tights- Marks & Spencer
Scarf- New Look
Bag- New Look
Dress- Next
Coat- Mango
Shoes- Topshop

 You can watch the video below of my quick VLOG during that day.




Take care.
xoxo, Xyza 


Saturday, 19 December 2015

Christmas Dinner 2015 | Photo Diary

THE RESTAURANT
Hello, everyone. So on 17th Dec 2015 my friends and I had dinner at Saphyre Restaurant. It is one of the best fine dining restaurants in Belfast. Here are some of the photos that my friends and I took. Hope you enjoy! 
The Private Dining room

Christmas Tree!

Real South African butterflies. These are replaced every 6 months. I kind of feel sorry for these butterflies.


Wreath. I wonder if those peacock feathers are real, too.

FOOD & DRINKS

2 Cosmos, Jacques Charlet Pinot Noir (France) red wine,  & Singapore Sling.

Raspberry & Garlic Bread. 


Main: Tournedos Rossini, 2 Turkey, & Monkfish Tail.



Turkey: Smoked bacon, chest nut & bread sauce. There was also a coin-size cranberry sauce, parsnip and carrots!
Tournedos Rossini: fillet of beef, cure foie grass & winter truffle.
Monkfish tail: chestnuts, pied bleu & celeriac 


Desserts: Baked Alaska & Valrhona Chocolate Delice


SELFIES 









My Outfit:
Bag - Chanel (my cousin lend it to me)
Dress - H&M
Shoes - Atmosphere
Watch - Citizen

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

DAY OUT WITH REYN





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