Month: April 2015

I LOVE MEXICAN!

Hey everyone! Welcome back to Genie In The Kitchen. I know I’ve been a bit AWOL lately (it’s due to my previous post)  but anyway, I’m back with some major food porn..*drum roll please*.. Mexican nachos with cheese, chicken, chilli and avocado salsa. How amazing does that sound? It sure tastes it too. It’s one of those dishes that you just can’t stop eating. Delicious is an understatement! There was a lot of elbowing going on when I put this on the dinner table. Get the recipe for this fiery Mexican down below: Serves 5 Ingredients: 1/2 a chicken (cooked) 1 bag of tortilla chips 1/4 of a large onion (chopped) 2/3 of a medium red onion (chopped) 1 cup of mozzarella cheese 3 medium tomatoes (chopped) 1 lemon 2 avocados (peeled ad chopped) 1 bunch of chopped parsley 4 chillies (chopped) 2 tbsp of habenero chilli flakes Method: 1) Put tomatoes, onions, parsley and avocados into a blender. Then cut a lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the blender. Blend the mix to your …

The Cookie Experience

So I’ve got some amazing news to share with you guys. On the 30th of December 2014 I quit my job at Topshop Oxford Circus to chase a dream I’ve waited so long for, that’s to run my own cookie business. I’m glad to share that on Sunday 19th April The Cookie Experience will be launching *woop woop*. Check out all the amazing over on http://www.thecookieexperience.co.uk I’m so excited to see where this journey takes me. More details on my YouTube channel! Keep up to date with me on social  media: Instagram Twitter YouTube Snapchat: BoyinAkinlade http://www.thecookieexperience.co.uk/ Have a fabulous week guys! Genie in the Kitchen Xxx http://www.thecookieexperience.co.uk/

5 WAYS TO HAVE A GREAT DAY!

Good morning beautiful people! Hope you’re all well. The week is almost over! Yasssss. It’s been such a busy week for me, I’m absolutely knackered!!! It’s been super productive though, so  I guess the bags under my eyes are kind of worth it. So anyway lets get back on topic! I’d like to share with you 5 ways to set yourself up for a great day. Over the past few years I feel I’ve learnt how to  master my days and really get s***t done with a few little changes. I feel these tips might just benefit someone p.s If there’s any little things you do that helps you to have a good day I’d love to hear about it (comment down below). 5) This going to sound crazy and you’re probably going to think huh? but I feel the first thing you should do when you wake up is open your curtains. I think a lot of positive energy comes from the sun shining through your windows and into your home.  When the sun shines …

THIS SUMMERS BEST FOOD FESTIVALS!

Festival season is approaching! Okay, so festivals are a big thing in the UK from around June – August there’s festivals non stop. It’s my favourite time of the year, sunnys, denim shorts, sun hats music and best of all GREAT FOOOOODD! Here’s a list of some of the best food festivals going on in summer 2015! Great food + Great music = The Best Summer

EASTER EGG CUPCAKES !

When chocolate is plastered everywhere and on everything, you know what time it is, Easter! I’m personally not a fan of the huge chocolate eggs (it makes my teeth hurt) . However, I do like chocolate butter-cream and cupcakes and mini eggs and Smarties. So I figured I’d share my Easter egg nest cupcake recipe. They’re super moist and very, very simple to make and absolutely adorable! I’ve also posted the step-by-step video on my YouTube channel, so if you prefer to watch rather than read, head over here. Ingredients  1 cup of self-raising flour 1 cup of sugar (granulated or caster) 100g of Stork 3 medium eggs 1 tsp of vanilla extract 1 tsp of baking soda. For the deco:- 126g bag of Smarties 100g of Mini Eggs Chocolate butter-cream Vanilla butter-cream Method Pre-heat oven to 180 Celsius  1) Cream together stork and sugar until fluffy. 2) Add in eggs and vanilla, whisk together until properly combined. 3)  Now add in flour and baking soda. Mix it together until combined. 4) Place cupcake cases in …