My mum is an amazing cook! One of her famous specialties are gougères, cheesy puffballs that taste like little pieces of heaven! They are a little fiddly to make as they require you to make a choux pastry but the result is SO worth it!! Heres my mums recipe: Perfect as amuses bouches, for picnics … Continue reading Mama Cristin”s Gougeres!
My mum is the queen of crafts! My sisters and I were brought up painting, making pâte à sel, sculpture, pottery, lavender baskets, making cherry jam with cherries from the garden,…every holiday, every season had its different crafts. One of my favourites though was, and still is, Easter! Ah Easter! The celebration of Spring (incidentally … Continue reading Easter crafts with Cristin
My fabulous friend Cara (up and coming fashion photographer!) whisked me off to the Marilyn exhibition at the getty images gallery behind Oxford Circus yesterday afternoon and what a treat it was! Not only were there some fabulous photographs, both iconic and less known, of Marilyn Monroe but also some of her costumes from films, … Continue reading Marilyn at the getty images gallery