Category Archives: Kent

Joyful June at your farmer’s market

The end of the asparagus and new season’s strawberries from Michael Bourne of New Park Farm and the Groombridge farm shop, superb lemon sole and tiny little courgettes – I made it to sunny Penshurst market on Saturday and came … Continue reading

Posted in Farmers Market, In season, Kent, Local food | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

There’s something fishy down at Penshurst….

The spring sun has finally started to shine, that biting arctic wind has at last stopped blowing, and this weekend – Saturday May 7th between 9.30 and 12 – I’ll be celebrating the arrival of spring eating by cooking up … Continue reading

Posted in Farmers Market, In season, Kent, Local food | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fill your basket! It’s spring at the Farmers’ market

Another month, another market blog post and, unbelievably, eleven months since they arrived for a six month project, the builders are still turning  at my cottage at 7 in the morning, and I am beginning to forget what normal life … Continue reading

Posted in Farmers Market, In season, Kent | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jingle all the way to the farmers’ market

December at the Farmers Market Where has the year gone? 2015 has flown by, I’m still living in a sea of mud as the work on my new extension extends on into the new year (the builders have promised that, … Continue reading

Posted in Farmers Market, In season, Kent, Local food | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Better late than never! What to buy this June down at the market….

Builders starting on my cottage at last (after a three year planning saga!) and an early June trip to gorgeous Mallorca, and this blog has been neglected again. But with June underway, I thought it was still worth posting my … Continue reading

Posted in Farmers Market, In season, Kent, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

April blows in – what to buy at the farmers’ market this Easter

I’ll be at Penshurst this Saturday buying all kinds of goodies for Easter weekend treats, several of which have just achieved glory at the Taste of Kent Awards last month. I particularly recommend the wonderful Kentish Blue cheese, a personal … Continue reading

Posted in Farmers Market, In season, Kent, Local food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The foods of March – what to buy this month….

 March at the Farmers’ market After the spell of colder weather in February, the days are now starting to get longer and hopefully milder. The spring equinox in March, when the day is the same length as the night, takes … Continue reading

Posted in Farmers Market, In season, Kent, Local food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment