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July already! Better get to that farmers’ market…

The year is rushing past and already we are into the downward slide towards Christmas. Sorry to mention the ‘festive’ word here but even though it may be business as usual, as England do their expected bit in the World … Continue reading

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Celebrate the new year’s eating at the farmers’ market…

New Year is here and it’s time for those resolutions. The secret to staying the course is to take something up rather than the opposite – be positive rather than negative. And if your commitment is to something as rewarding … Continue reading

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September’s bounty at the farmer’s market….

We’re are having what’s known a ‘mast’ autumn this year when the abundance of nuts and berries means that animals are able to build up their hoards for the winter. And that’s a great opportunity for me to do the … Continue reading

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At last – Saffron Magazine is now available

Better late than never after leaping through Apple’s tortuous hoops to get it into App form, Saffron summer issue is now available for £2.99 at the App Store. And just in time to make the most of this lovely summer. … Continue reading

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Dont miss this July down at the Farmers’ Market

Penshurst in the sunshine It’s market day at Penshurst on Saturday, and the sun is forecast to shine. I’m not cooking there this month so hurray – a chance to do my own shopping and plan a feast for the … Continue reading

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Summer time and the eating is easy….

Oh, how I love cooking at this time of year when the sun has finally decided to show its face, my garden is lush with roses, herbs and that evocative summer evening scent of mown grass and cooling air after … Continue reading

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

This short but sweet season for those wonderful green spears has  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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