Tag Archives: Asparagus

June bursts out at Penshurst this weekend… and I’m cooking fish and asparagus

If May is anything to go by, flaming June will hopefully live up to its name. If it’s like the past few weeks, we may well be dodging thunderstorms but also enjoying some florious sunshine. Hopefully the June sun will … Continue reading

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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

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Celebrating 100 years of WI recipes – I’m cooking at Penshurst FM this Saturday…

I’m in a rush so need to be brief as I’m getting ready to demonstrate some of the lovely recipes from my WI Cookbook this Saturday (May 2nd) at Penshurst Farmers Market. The weather is promising to be suitably springlike … Continue reading

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Seasonal sensations – what to buy this June for Kent Farmers’ Market Month

This year summer seems to have arrived with a bang. Warm days, (admittedly) heavy rain and sun have given everything a boost and we are enjoying the bounty. Now with the sun up at 4 am and setting at 10pm, … Continue reading

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Last of the asparagus – one bunch, three dishes…..

This short but sweet season for those wonderful green spears hasĀ  come to an end. The 23rd June sees the asparagus fields left to put in the growth that’s needed for next year’s harvest so despite the late start, farmers … Continue reading

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Penshurst Market Asparagus Day recipes

On June 1st you’ll find me in the sunshine at Penshurst Farmers Market cooking up three great recipes that make the most of three grades of wonderful Kent asparagus from Michael Bourne of New Park Farm, Groombridge. If you don’t … Continue reading

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Bring me my spear! I’m cooking asparagus at Penhurst Farmer’s Market….

It’s Asparagus Day at Penhurst Farmers’ Market this weekend (Saturday 1st June), and I’ll be there with Michael Bourne of Groombridge Farm cooking up some of his wonderful just-picked asparagus for visitors to try. The season may have arrived late … Continue reading

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