1 September 2012

L-Lo Cupcakes

This recipe is dedicated to Ms Lohan.

And Lindsay, if you are reading, you're looking a little....sad lately.

Remember the good old days of the Parent Trap? Of summer camps and secret handshakes?

And, lest we forget, of Oreos dipped in peanut butter?

Well, L-Lo, I certainly do. These were the still-frames of my childhood. I spent an age trying to find out what a "suhmellyay" was, and for weeks pined after metallic green nail varnish, chocolate-chip pancakes and a house in California.

I never did ask for much.

Anyway, it wasn't until recently that I got to experience the joy of peanut-butter dipped Oreos. And after that, peanut-butter Oreo truffles.

And now, the time has come for part III in the Ore-nut saga: Oreo-cupcakes with peanut butter frosting.


29 July 2012


Hey strangers.

It's been a while, but if any of you follow me on Instagram (@ellieand), you might have noticed that last Sunday was the day that baking, photographing and generally being a kitchen-klutz recommenced.

And as to why I decided to take a 6 month (and counting) haitus from blogging? Well, it wasn't really a decision per se. Just something that happened naturally, and generally speaking I'm not one to argue with nature. Nature that is, plus the fact that stepping into the scarily adult world of full-time employment knocked me for six.

But I think now I'm ready to enjoy blogging all over again. I can't promise outfit posts, or even many photography posts as such, but seeing the success that both Claire and Katie have had recently with their baking ventures has made me realise just how much I'd love to do the same. And until that day comes, I figure I may as well get plenty of practice in.

The excessive chocolate consumption that this will ensue has er, nothing at all to do with it. Nope....

Peanut butter brownie anyone?