This is my new favourite chocolate cake. This Devil’s Food Cake recipe is wonderful. It is beautifully moist, extremely decadent and hard to say no to a second piece (or a third!). The addition of a strong shot of espresso adds to the richness and deepens the gorgeous colour. Don’t worry, you can’t taste the […]
I saw this great quote on Instagram a few weeks ago when I was in the midst of a really anxious period. In fact, I’m only just coming out of the other side of that but I can definitely see the light at the end of the tunnel. I left my job in January and […]
This weekend I have a very special house guest. My little sister Alice is here for a girly sleepover. When she arrived we tackled the most important decision first – what would be on the menu? We surrounded ourselves with recipe books and I gave Alice the casting vote. She chose fishcakes. We thought we’d […]
We can’t change the past but it is interesting to think what we wish we had known years ago. For me, the summer of 2005 was when I turned 16. So much about to change and so much I worried about. So I’ve written a letter to my 16 year old self with some of […]
Welcome to The Sussex Girl. I'm a twenty-something self-confessed stationary addict, gin lover and cake baker based on the sunny South Coast of England.