A cactus isn't normally a plant you'd want to touch but you'll enjoy sinking your teeth into these succulent cactus cupcakes designed by talented Brooklyn baker Alana Jones-Mann.
Inspired by the flora of the dessert, Jones-Mann gives readers an easy DIY guide to making cactus cupcakes. You'll need massive amounts of green icing to create a delightful assortment of cupcakes that look just like ribbed cacti, succulents and other leafy house plants.
Rather than just being faux-meat, Mamu is different. It's a mushroom-based meat alternative that's getting its launch in restaurants so that chefs can test its versatility. Flora Tsapovsky investigates.