The only Red Tractor certified bakery in the country – because they use 100% British wheat – the Baker’s Bicycle range includes such delights as ciabatta-style panini rolls perfect for toasties, glazed brioche buns and something unique they invented: the...
Friends, mums and self-taught home cooks Mandy Simmonds and Anna Stanford share their family-friendly recipes on Instagram – here is their take on a romantic Valentine’s dessert.
The Instagram feed and website, Simply Nutritious Delicious, was inspired through Mandy and Anna's shared love of food and the desire to feed their families healthy, home-cooked wholesome meals that are beautifully presented and appealing – yet do not require...
Friends, mums and self-taught home cooks Mandy Simmonds and Anna Stanford share their family-friendly recipes on Instagram – here is their take on a romantic Valentine’s dinner
Juliet Bidwell from Juliet's Catering creates a Panettone & White Chocolate Bread & Butter Pudding for the New Year
Juliet Bidwell creates a Celeriac and Potato Gratin
Juliet Bidwell from Juliet’s Catering provides a recipe for Pork Tenderloin
Juliet Bidwell from Juliet’s Catering gives her recipe recommendations for a sparkling dinner party to get your New Year off to a delicious start
Crostini are an Italian appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread and toppings. The best time to forage for chestnuts is late autumn / early winter in the woods around Kent. Gorse flowers have bright yellow flowers...
Nicci Gurr creates a Wild Duck Pate with Clementine
Nicci Gurr shares a selection of favourite festive recipes fresh from the Home Gurr’own kitchen that she and her team have served for guests at various events they have catered for throughout Kent. “I have chosen these recipes as they...
I like to use half ‘00’ flour and half strong white flour, but you can use all of one or the other. Be warned, though, that if you use all ‘00’ flour you will probably need to add a little...
Don’t miss your chance to make this classy pizza when figs are in season. Because there is no sauce, use the best fruit, cheese and honey you can find.
This is the kind of pizza where the quality of the ingredients is everything. Use the best smoked salmon you can get, ideally organic and wild rather than farmed.
One of the best things about working from the Ballymaloe Cookery School is being able to source fresh produce from our own 100-acre organic farm. It’s an incredible luxury to be able to choose ingredients from whatever is ripe and...
Beetroot has an earthy sweetness, but paired with chocolate and cream cheese it brings depth and a perfect velvet texture to this cake. This is a comfort cake with the added satisfaction of a healthy vegetable thrown in - and...
Chicken cooks beautifully in a casserole, releasing its own gentle favours, while allowing others to ride alongside. Apples and leeks are easy partners, adding a sweet autumnal twist to this stalwart staple.
Add a bit of spice to good old carrot and coriander soup with fresh and warming Thai flavours and the sweetness of coconut. Make a big batch and keep some in the freezer.
Use good quality meat for this easy pulled pork recipe. Absolutely delicious served with this amazing coleslaw.
After deciding to relocate to Kent from London, Sally and Andy Littlestone of Sissinghusrt Pigs, realised their dream of rearing pigs for themselves – starting off with two rare breed British Saddlebacks. Three years later, they’ve increased their rare breed...
Hamerton+Jones share zesty, colourful dishes, perfect for serving at a barbeque or garden party, which would be equally at home at a casual dinner party or family lunch
Following successful careers in ethical homewares and the restaurant industry, Kali Hamerton-Stove and Sarah Crysell have combined their passions for food, home design and Goudhurst to create Hamerton+Jones.
Hamerton+Jones create fresh and flavourful food, including salads inspired by what’s growing right here in Kent and cooking trends from around the world.
Potatoes have had a bad rep over the years. Sure, they are a bit carby, but cold potatoes are rather spectacular. You see, cold potatoes contain lots of starch... which is amazing for your gut. And a healthy gut means...
My favourite film of all time is Grease... so you can see where the name comes from. This is basically a combination of all the things I love about summer. It’s a real mixture of things, but it really packs...
This is my take on one of our Japanese favourites. Ramen has totally exploded in popularity in recent years, but what many people don’t realise is that it’s so easy to make at home when you want a warming meal....
It’s not a coincidence that I love madeleines. My love for these soft shell-shaped sponges blossomed at a young age, but I also lived in France for a brief time when I returned from Australia. I’d just set up my...
These cookies just melt in the mouth, but for extra crunch and luxuriance add some chopped nuts – hazelnuts or macadamia work best.
Fabio Vinciguerra from The Tickled Trout in West Farleigh, part of Hush Heath Estate, teams freshly picked asparagus with tender sea trout in a perfect dinner party dish
This is a very easy tart to put together - and to make it even easier you could use ready made sweet pastry. Strawberries, lavender and lemon are fresh and fragrant tart toppings and make a perfect early summer combo.
The trickiest thing about this recipe might be finding the gooseberries, as they can sometimes be hard to track down in the shops. Cultivate a good local supplier, or better still, grow your own.
Julie Simpson creates some Beetroot Gazpacho ideal for a busy day
Julie Simpson creates some Smoked Salmon and Avocado Toasts
Julie Simpson creates some Leek & Spinach Rolls ideal for travelling
Julie Simpson creates four simple recipes for easy-to-transport travellers’ treats
Rosemary Shrager makes a Battenburg Cake which she recommends making with a special Battenberg Tin
Rosemary Shrager creates a Vanilla Pannacotta
Rosemary Shrager and her Apprentices create a Navarin of Lamb
Fresh from the kitchen of her Cookery School in Tunbridge Wells Rosemary Shrager and her apprenticeship team share four exceedingly delicious Easter recipes
Nicci Gurr creates a healthy and vibrant supper
Nicci Gurr from Home Gurr’own talks us through a day of recipes to ensure you and your family munch your way through your fruit and veg quota...
One tablespoon of dried fruit equals one portion, which is great for boosting your early morning porridge!
Through her business, The Little Ginger Baker, Isla creates cakes, as well as catering for parties and functions. Find out more at thegingerandspiceblog.wordpress.com Twitter: @Gingerbaker23 and facebook.com/Thelittlegingerbaker or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Isla Atkins creates a dessert for Valentines Day
Isla Atkins creates a cake ideal as a sweet treat.
This stir-fry uses spiralized courgettes instead of noodles (obtainable at the supermarket – no spiralizer required), so is stodge (and gluten) free. Courgettes and chicken combine well with the other health-giving ingredients for a clean and bright light lunch or...