What’s Hot Plus… Five of the Best Halloween Treats

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Leon cooking pot

Zingy cookware from the super-healthy fast-food chain Leon. Blue and yellow stockpots (from £40/24cm), red tin trays (£12) and terracotta rectangular dishes, with glazed teal interior, microwave, freezer, grill and dishwasher safe and oven safe to 200°C (£25). All available from John Lewis www.johnlewis.com

Tiger lemons

Grown in Aguilas in southern Spain, the green striped tiger lemon is a thing of beauty. Californian in origin, with pale pink flesh and a light lemony scent, it’s stuffed with vitamin C. Tiger lemons from Marks and Spencer www.marksandspencer.com

Greyhound on the Test, Stockbridge

Two Titans of the culinary world, Adam Byatt (Michelin-starred Trinity, Clapham London) and Tom Kerridge ( TV chef and owner of the twice Michelin-starred Hand and Flowers pub in Marlow) will be cooking one-off supper clubs at the Greyhound in Stockbridge, Hampshire on 15 November and 8 December respectively. Proceeds to go to the Alex Lewis Trust (alex-lewis.co.uk).

Adam Byatt  at the Greyhound, £120pp, Tuesday 15 November; Tom Kerridge at the Greyhound, £150pp, Thursday 8 December,  tel: 01264 810833 or visit thegreyhoundonthetest.co.uk, adambyatt.co.uk; tomkerridge.com

chococopumpkinFive of the best…  Halloween treats

Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

A tin of Escalating Panic from the Monster Supplies’ original range of Tinned Fear, quality goods for monsters (aka black and white humbugs and a spooky story), £8/130g from www.monstersupplies.org

Hotel Chocolat

Scary skulls on sticks (£1.95/35g, milk chocolate) or four caramel and praline beastly bites decorated with ghosts and gouls (£5/70g) hotelchocolat.com


Milk chocolate spiders pumpkin (above) decorated with naturally-coloured swirls and filled with dark chocolate spiders £7.50/150g, or two for £13 chococo.co.uk


Cheerful haunted house biscuit tin, £30/nine chocolate biscuits, biscuiteers.com/send-a-gift/haunted-house-biscuit-tin


Orange and black spider web paper plates (£1/8 plates); Cake Angel Halloween decorations (£1.69/11g of ghosts, severed fingers and skulls); small pumpkins (£2/per kilo) www.waitrose.com