June 13, 2010

this week.

"daniel" by bat for lashes, on repeat. pink roses. misty bike rides. dive bars. homemade dinners. lucite heels. my so called life marathons. white wine, late-night rooftop pow-wows. middle school nostalgia. dinner at one of my favorite williamsburg haunts (beet salad, cucumber cocktails). fresh pink moleskine notebooks. heavy, silver-toned jewelry. printed tops. non-stop laughs. very late night neighborhood strolls. spicy scallop rolls and sake. studded loafers. lots of cuddles. sing-along sessions. sleeping in all weekend.


new top and necklace from oak.

miu miu studded loafers.


ingredients for a home-cooked meal

shrimp scampi, semolina toast, permesan broccoli, sauvignon blanc

homemade tiramisu. the easiest recipe!
mix together mascarpone, ricotta, cream, confectioners sugar, and cognac.
layer mixture with lady fingers dipped in espresso. voila! tiramisu copetta.


  1. Wow. I want your necklace, top and those Miu Miu shoes!

  2. I LOVE the necklace and the shoes! That tiramisu picture makes me hungry! ;)


  3. Gazel - hahaha, thank you?!

    S* - The tiramisu is extremely easy to make! I totally suggest trying your hand at it.

    • 20 ladyfinger cookies
    • 1 cup ricotta cheese
    • 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • 1 tablespoon cognac
    • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
    • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
    • 1 cup strong coffee, cooled
    • Cocoa powder, for dusting

    1. Cut the ladyfinger cookies in half. Reserve.

    2. In a large bowl, using a hand-mixer, combine the ricotta, mascarpone, cream, cognac and sugar until light and creamy. Fold in the mini chocolate chips.

    3. Pour the coffee into a shallow dish. Dip 2 ladyfinger halves into the coffee and arrange them on the bottom of a shallow glass serving cup. Liberally top with some of the cheese mixture. Repeat with another layer of dipped ladyfingers and cheese. Dust with cocoa powder. Repeat with the remainder of ingredients to make a total of 4 individual servings. Allow to cool before serving.

  4. The food looks delicious. Love the loafers too!


  5. Fresh Moleskine notebooks are probably one of my most favorite things in the world.

  6. haha thanks Nicolette, I'm glad it made you laugh :) Nice blog by the way, I like your pictures! I'll start following it so I can copy your posts and maybe, who knows, it'll end up on Refinery29 hahaha
    no but seriously, nice blog :)

  7. Gorgeous shoes! xo


  8. Oh, thanks dearly for the recipe!

    I just wrote it down and will try it soon! I'll let you know!



  9. S - you should know i put about four times the amount of cognac the recipe calls for! i think this helps cut the flavor of the ricotta and mascarpone just a bit :)

  10. everything in this post looks so good. the food, clothes, & accessories. pure eye-candy!

  11. the shoes! the food! ♥

    (not to be a dick, but OMG don't cork that wine! let it breeeeeeeathe ♥)

  12. the wine is from trader joes... HAHAHA

  13. suffice to say... it didn't matter much!

  14. Fresh Moleskine notebooks are probably one of my most favorite things in the world.


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