I’m not one to resist the strong tides of food trends, especially when they bring in caramel that’s (sea) salted. So these salted caramel cupcakes have been begging for exposure since I first made them over the summer. Rich chocolate sponge cupcakes with a super-sweet, very slightly salted caramel buttercream icing. Perfect for Halloween!
Sometimes I enjoy treating my face like a canvas that requires subject and shading to make art of some description. Halloween is the best excuse to dust off makeup brushes and unleash the inner face artiste. Try it!
Strong, winged feline eyes and a pale pink lip. And pencil eyeliner for the nose and freckles…
I wrote this for Grazia magazine online for their feature: ‘What To Do in the UK This Week’ and included The Medicine Garden in my blog post.
I wouldn’t be doing my job properly if I didn’t mention Surrey’s most famous fireworks display: The Brockham Bonfire extravaganza.
Pumpkins have been scattered scatty like confetti at Garsons Farm in Esher, one of my favourite places to visit in Surrey.
Flapjacks are the best snack for Autumn. Comforting, chewy, filling and so simple to bake.