Pistachio Ice Cream

Originally posted on Storm of flavors:

I love homemade ice cream, taste is so amazing :)

ice cream

  • 750g milk
  • 100g unsaled shelled pistachios, finely ground
  • 6egg yolks
  • 260g sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp almond essence

Bring the milk to the boil, stir in the ground pistachios, simmer for 2 minutes, and remove from the heat. Set the mixture aside to infuse for 30 minutes, then strain it through a fine sieve.

pistachio ice cream

Beat the egg yolks, sugar and salt together until the mixture is very pale and the whisk leaves a trail. Slowly add the warm flavoured milk, whisking all the time. Return the mixture to the pan and cook over a very low heat, stirring constantly, until the custard is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. Set the custard aside  and stir  occasionally as it cools.

homemade ice cream

Add the almond essence to the cool custrad,  stir well. Pour into freezer trays and still-freeze…

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Fall Plus Size Wishlist: Keepin it Casual and Edgy [Tops]

Its been awhile since I’ve done a ”Wishlist” not since I’ve published my throwback Thursday edition one. But I thought I would do and October wishlist since I’m really in the fall mood. My style has changed a bit in the course of a couple months its turned more into alternative, semi goth and hipster. (Quite a combination right?) I love gothy, alternative, grunge, hipster outfits a lot this year and I’m liking them even more since fall arrived.

00117148-02Eat, Sleep, Party, Repeat- I really like this t shirt its a simple casual shirt and would be easy to style.

Store: Forever 21 (PLUS)

Sizes:XL-3X

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Sophisticate Double-Breasted Top-I love this top so much and love the color even more. Dark and perfect for fall and October. It does come in other colors; red, black, and this color ”wine”.

Store: Forever 21 (PLUS)

Sizes:XL-3X

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Boyfriend Graphic TeeI really been wanting a t shirt like this. I love the font on the t shirt and how simple the t shirt looks. 

Store: Forever 21 (PLUS)

Sizes:XL-3X

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Killin It Graphic Tee- This is something I would definitely rock edgy yet an awesome tee. 

Store: Forever 21 (PLUS)

Sizes:XL-3X

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Heathered Knit Muscle Tee- Another casual tee, I never wore a muscle teen but I think paired with some edgy legging.

Store: Forever 21 (PLUS)

Sizes:XL-3X

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Heathered Mickey Mouse Tee- I love a playful, fun top for simple everyday wear. 

Store: Forever 21 (PLUS)

Sizes:XL-3X

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Tie-Dye Muscle Tee- I find myself shocked that I like this not because of the color. I love dark, blacks and grays.

Store: Forever 21 (PLUS)

Sizes:XL-3X

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Classic Knit Bodysuit- Okay I  love body suits okay   scratch that I like body suits I. Too be completely honest I have a hate relationship, the hate part is putting the bodysuit one and the process of taking them off, or pull them down to use the restroom. (TMI?)  Anyhow I know that there are the snap ones. But I haven’t seen forever 21 offer any. 

Store: Forever 21 (PLUS)

Fall Edition: September Music Favorites!

IMG_20140717_142444I’ve found some amazing music this month that I will enjoying sharing with you all.  I love finding music whether its from the recommendations on the side panel of YouTube, or songs I’ve heard on television. I love these songs. These songs are perfect for your different moods. Whether they are slow and relaxing, or upbeat and make you want to do the running man in suspenders. Good music to the ears is like good food to the tummy! To be quite honest I don’t know where I was with that…so I’ll just gt the the music faves.

{Dawn Golden All I Want} I love this song its make feel really relaxed, yet its very emotional and perfect at the same time even better when its listen to at night. Probably even better for a late night road trip.

{Sam Smith I’m Not The Only One} I find myself really becoming a more and more a Sam Smith song each day. And this song just takes it, his song was not only strong in stay with me but damn is it strong and more emotional in this song. I guess these are one of those songs you want to sing on the top your lungs because it speaks so well.

{Daughter Landfill} Landfill has always been one of my favorite shows, along with ”Smother”. Their songs are not only so deep and filled within lyrics. You get hooked with the first few.

{Max Elto Backyard Animals}: I don’t know why but I love this song I found it over a week ago and i cant stop listening to itI found some animals in the backyard, they don’t look so happy there, I found some animals in the backyard, they don’t seem so happy to me” Just an instant hook you can sing constantly.

{Tove Lo Habits} I dont really know why I lke this song so much but it just a great song you cant understand why, Its not like I relate to the lyrics.But they are just so great. Maybe I got annyoyed enoughy from seeing it on VH! muisic I just figure I would just download it, ”I gotta stay High all the time to keep you off my mind ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh spend my days locked in a haze trying to forget you babe I fall back down gotta stay high all my life to forget I’m missing you.”

{TFIOS Soundtrack Charli XCX Boom Clap} Another song I got so annoyed hearing but downloaded it anyway.  To be honest I don’t know why but I love it. One of those songs I actually picture myself singing into a brush like in those old * 80 movies….’Boom clap sound of my heart!”

{Keane Somewhere Only We Know}I remember first hearing this song during the Winnie The Pooh movie trailer back in 2011. It just makes me feel really good on a late night…

Kiesza Hideaway- I love this song! I don’t know if its because it makes me want to start whatever cheesy 1980 1990 dance craze was in. But it just puts you in such a ”groovy mood”

{Matt Corby Brother} I heard this song a while back but I don’t care because its still of my favorites. I love this so much, he’s one of my favorite artists his voice is so strong yet soulful. If you haven’t listen to at least three of his songs you won’t be disappointed.

Be sure to check back soon for October Music Favorites!

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