Sometimes you need a little treat. A homemade chocolate tart is the best dessert for summer. Handily it can be made a day in advance, so if you’re hosting a party you won’t have to worry about making the pudding on the day. You can quickly top it with fresh, in-season raspberries and blueberries and whipped cream just before serving.
Private gardens in Shere are opening their gates to the public this Sunday 29th June.
July bookshelves will need reinforcing.
Nude makeup has been the done thing for a little while now. Palettes with a cheery plethora of soft pinks and muted browns, peachy blushers and barely there lipstick have dominated the catwalk and beauty shelves… and it’s not difficult to see why.
Perfect squares of chocolate brownies atop a cooling rack of other squares. Chocolate brownies are the thing for the time you need a little chocolate boost! Serve warm with your favourite vanilla ice cream.
I was invited to two private views of graduate shows last week. The first was a fashion show at Brooklands College in Weybridge.
What to pack for a festival…
Festival season is almost upon us and packing economically while preparing for scenarios (hopefully) only found at festivals can be tricky. But when you see the queue for the showers, you’ll be grateful to have packed the things you need to maintain a fresh festival-chic look!