Category Archives: In season

Three must-have mushroom recipes…

These days we are all used to thinking of colourful vegetables such as peppers and aubergines as containing lots of useful nutrients and minerals but the less showy mushroom is just as useful nutritionally. These members of the fungi family … Continue reading

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Modern game: 3 simple recipes for pheasant, venison and wild boar

Here are the three game recipes I cooked at Penshurst Farmers Market today with the superb meat from regular stallholder at the market, Kieron’s Game. Sadly the weather wasn’t on our side so rain stopped play a little early but … Continue reading

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Three of the best: easy pumpkin and squash recipes for the whole family

  Last weekend saw the first of my new seasonal eating columns appear in Waitrose Weekend newspaper. Designed to highlight different ways to prepare a seasonal ingredient, either vegetable or fruit, the column will appear once a month with three … Continue reading

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Courgette, lime and choc chip loaf cake

This recipe appears in Waitrose Weekend newspaper this week (7- 9th July), part of a great set of four alongside a lovely Hot smoked salmon and asparagus plait, Flat iron chicken with watercress and pea salad and an asparagus and … Continue reading

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Broad beans, peas, mackerel and strawberries – simple summer eating this June at the farmers’ market

The glorious weather we’ve been enjoying this May seems to be continuing into June and although the lack of rain is not so good for farmers and my garden with its newly planted hedges, it means dining al fresco is … Continue reading

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Beetroot, nettles and rhubarb are the real superfoods of spring. Try them in my seasonal ‘Yogalife’ menu…

Last Saturday, March 17th, yoga teacher Julie Bickerton and I ran our first seasonal yoga and food workshop here in Hartfield @theyogahub Hartfield, Julie’s very special new yoga studio on the boundaries of the glorious Ashdown Forest. Every season has … Continue reading

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Scallops, rhubarb and purple sprouting broccoli – it must be March at the farmers’ market

  Hurray for longer lighter days! As March progresses the daylight increases by a wonderful two hours every day so that, by the end of the month, we will once again be enjoying days that are longer than nights. And … Continue reading

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