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Fall Boho-Chic Picks!

Clemmo-fall-layoutHey hey you!

I hope you are doing well and that Fall gives you cocooning ideas! On my side, Fall has always been an inspiring season, and I am preparing some special recipes for the blog, so stay tuned! And if like me you are a Pinterest fanatic, come visit my Fall board! :D

Today I wanted to share with you my fashion selection for Fall. I am taking Photoshop classes with the talented Perrine, and this article is a great occasion to train myself to detouring & layout. Plus, I really enjoy collages: it is like shopping without harming your wallet! I hope you will like my boho-chic picks. The items come from H&M, Zara, Anthropologie, and Kate Spade.

See you soon!

xoxo Clemmo

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Detox Avocado Smoothie

Avocado-Smoothie

Hello hello!

I just spent a few days with my aunt, Mimi, at her house just outside Lyon. She loves crafts and culinary experiments. Voilà — my future me! If you’ll remember, I introduced you to Mimi last year in an exposé of her well-decorated home, a former farm house she entirely refurbished in a bohemian style.

Our list of activities for the two past days: picking fruits and veggies at a nearby organic farm; complaining (we’re French, after all) about the fact said farm doesn’t grow kale yet; and mutual recipe sharing.  Something I love about Mimi is that she loves weird mixes. If I tell her I am curious about avocado cooked in a dessert, she bursts with enthusiasm. After some discussion, we came up with a detox smoothie recipe. We enjoyed the smoothie with some green tea pastries (here) in front of a girly reality TV show.

Big-ups to Mimi <3

See you soon,

Clemmo

My recipe – for 4 people:

Mix in a blender:

– 1 avocado
– 2 cups of vanilla soy milk
– 2 big spoonfuls of honey
– Seeds (to decorate and add the mandatory hipster touch)

Serve very cold :)

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DIY – The beaded Sweater

Hero_ENHello, hello!

I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful summer, and I share your excitement to be on the starting blocks for an incredible back-to-school/work season. For my part, I have some surprises on my plate — I can’t wait to tell you about it. It’s the kind of opportunity that changes someone’s life. I’ve been waiting for a while, and it finally seems to be happening. You’ll know soon about it — I promise!

But for now, let’s talk about do-it-yourself!

Holy knit! I was looking for a beaded sweater that I can both afford and wear at work. I have seen many in the shops lately, but I finally decided to make it myself. I found diamond beads and sequins in my favorite Parisian bead shop ((Mercerie Orsel, 9 rue d’Orsel) and customized my Zara knit sweater (on sale, a bargain!) with embroidered sparkly flowers. I like the result, but next time I will look for larger sequins for a more lavish effect.

I hope you enjoy the result, too. Leave a comment if you do :)

xoxo Clemmo

Collage Sweaters

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And since I definitely love you, here is an exclusive behind-the-scenes video in which I pretend to be Claudia Schiffer in the middle of a luxury ad photo shoot in front of Niagara falls.

 

 

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Green Tea Madeleines recipe

clemmo madeleines thé vertHello you all!

I hope you are enjoying the last days of summer, either sipping cocktails near a pool, or at work!

Today I want to share a recipe that was really successful among my colleagues, a few weeks ago: green tea madeleines. If you follow me on Facebook and Pinterest you saw my melting chocolate heart madeleines recently. But you know me, and you know I love to remix recipes with exotic ingredients, so today: let’s welcome green tea, the star of Japanese desserts! After all, what is more conforting than a couple of madeleines with a warm tea to forget about the unusual August rain?  Well, if you beg me enough, I might publish the chocolate recipe too ;)

I wish you a nice, cosy, and sweet week-end!

xoxo Clemmoclemmo madeleines thé vertIngredients – For a full plate of madeleines

– 80 g of flour
– 2 eggs
– 70 g sugar
– 75 g butter
– 1/2 baking powder
– 3 big spoons of green tea powder (available in Asian groceries)

clemmo madeleines thé vertRecipe – 10 minutes

– Pre-heat the oven to 200°C (400°F)
– In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar, then the green tea, and add progressively the flour
– Melt the butter and mix it with the other ingredients
– Pour the batter in the madeleine molds
– Heat for 8 minutes in the oven
– Voilà !

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