Category Archives: In season

Spring comes to Penshurst Farmers Market – my 10 top products to look out for this April

Well, as Sam Cooke sang way back in 1960, it’s been a long time coming but a change is going to come. And at last, with April’s farmers market at Penshurst just a day away, the sun has come out, … Continue reading

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Rhubarb rhubarb – my 3 foolproof recipes from Waitrose Weekend

      For those of you who missed my set of seasonal rhubarb recipes when they came out in February, here they are. Of course they work with main season rhubarb but try them now with the pink forced … Continue reading

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Zest for life – my latest seasonal lemon recipes for Waitrose Weekend

In case you missed the January issue of Waitrise Weekend with my lovely lemon recipes, here they are online. I love lemons for their ability to be both exotic and so familiar at the same time. We’ve been cooking with … Continue reading

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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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