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What to buy in June at your local farmers’ market……

                With the recent drawn out cold winter and spring finally behind us, this should be the month when everything starts to get going for both young livestock out in the pastures and … 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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A Busy Mum’s May bank holiday weekend recipe collection

Here’s my cooking plan for this weekend – all to be done ahead or quick to assemble and cook with a little help from the guests! Friday night Griddled asparagus, pine nut and pesto pasta Here is one of the … Continue reading

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What to look out for this May at your Farmers’ Market

May is always a month full of the promise of new life at the Farmers’ market, as, now we are into longer days, we start to see the first signs of the bounty of produce that will be arriving for … Continue reading

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What to buy at the farmers’ market in April

Every month I write a what to buy piece for the Kent Farmers Market Association. Here’s  your sneak preview! As we prepare to celebrate Easter at the start of the month, cooks are still waiting for the growing season to … Continue reading

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1 Savoy cabbage, 4 great dishes…….

Bought a beautiful Savoy cabbage at Penshurst market on Saturday, and, by this stage in the week, it has served me very well! Four meals later, I am still licking my lips. And to think, cabbage used to be those … Continue reading

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I’m cooking Rye Bay scallops…..

I’ll bought one of the last packs of Rye Bay Scallops at the market this Saturday. Supper last night was this incredibly easy pasta dish, and tonight it’s a risotto. Spaghetti with scallops, chilli and garlic Serves 2 Prep 5 … Continue reading

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