Pulled Pork Roll with Slaw

Use good quality meat for this easy pulled pork recipe. Absolutely delicious served with this amazing coleslaw.

Scotch Egg

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...

Mini Cherry Bundt Cakes

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

Charred Broccoli & Fresh Green Salad

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.

Garlic Roasted Romano Peppers

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.

Oregano-Infused Potato Salad with Fennel and Leeks

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...

Summer Lovin’ Bowl

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...

Chicken Ramen

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....

Madeleines

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...

Raspberry & White Chocolate Cookies

These cookies just melt in the mouth, but for extra crunch and luxuriance add some chopped nuts – hazelnuts or macadamia work best.

Perfect Pairing

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

Strawberry & Lavender Tart

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.

Gooseberry Fool

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.

Beetroot Gazpacho

Julie Simpson creates some Beetroot Gazpacho ideal for a busy day

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Toasts

Julie Simpson creates some Smoked Salmon and Avocado Toasts

Leek & Spinach Rolls

Julie Simpson creates some Leek & Spinach Rolls ideal for travelling

Red Pepper & Onion Frittatas

Julie Simpson creates four simple recipes for easy-to-transport travellers’ treats

Simnel Battenburg Cake

Rosemary Shrager makes a Battenburg Cake which she recommends making with a special Battenberg Tin

Vanilla Pannacotta

Rosemary Shrager creates a Vanilla Pannacotta

Navarin of Lamb

Rosemary Shrager and her Apprentices create a Navarin of Lamb

Smoked Haddock Scotch Egg

Fresh from the kitchen of her Cookery School in Tunbridge Wells Rosemary Shrager and her apprenticeship team share four exceedingly delicious Easter recipes

Fish and Sweet Potato Wedges, with Peas, Spinach and Edamame Salad

Nicci Gurr creates a healthy and vibrant supper

Watermelon, Kale and Quinoa Salad

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...

Blueberry & Apricot Slow Cooker Porridge

One tablespoon of dried fruit equals one portion, which is great for boosting your early morning porridge!

Mini Heart Pavlovas

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 isla353@gmail.com

Chocolate and Raspberry Tart

Isla Atkins creates a dessert for Valentines Day

Rose & Cardamon Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream

Isla Atkins creates a cake ideal as a sweet treat.

Ginger Chicken Courgetti Noodles

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...

Kale and Hearty Detox Soup

Kale, especially the handsome Cavolo Nero, is a brilliant vegetable to grow through the winter (when all the caterpillars and whitefly have gone to ground). Rich in folate, phytonutrients and antioxidants, just looking at the stuff will do you good....

Pineapple Paleo Pudding

This is a healthy, vegan version of rice or semolina pudding. Chia seeds are packed with omega-3 oil and other nutrients, so are worth a try, especially in a sweet pudding. The end result does look a bit like miniature...

Broccoli Soup with Blue Cheese and Pine Nut Croissants

Hannah Mills creates a light bite from her new book

Horseradish Borscht with Whipped Cream Cheese and Chive on Rye

At a time of year when meals can start to feel like endurance events, this new book – by Masterchef’s Hannah Miles – is full of brilliant combinations for warming light bites with style

Hazlenut Meringue Gateau

Juliet Bidwell creates an alternative to a traditional christmas pudding

Rosemary Shrager’s Honey Roast Christmas Ham

One thing I advise everyone to do themselves at Christmas is a whole, or half a ham. It’s so easy to do and so much cheaper. You can make it three days before so it’s a very useful holiday food....

Cumin and Onion Rice

Ayurveda believes that the body is made up of five elements – earth, water, air, fire, space. Any problem in the balance of these elements leads to disease, or dis-ease: lack of ease. By dividing people into three categories, or...

Queen of Christmas Puddings

Not everyone loves the traditional figgy pud, so here is a delicious festive alternative

Champagne Jelly

This month’s scrummy recipes were provided for us by Juliet Bidwell, who runs a catering company, providing canapés and dishes for weddings and parties of all sizes. For more information call 01797 270347 or visit julietscatering.co.uk

Rosemary Shrager’s Chestnut Pavlova Cake

A lot of people don’t like Christmas pudding so I always think you need an alternative. I do a chestnut pavlova which is wonderful because you can make it days in advance and put in the freezer with the filling,...

Beetroot and Gin Cured Salmon and Quick-Pickled Vegetables

This year I’m doing a starter of gin and beetroot cured salmon. It looks stunning, because the outside goes deep purple from the beetroot and the inside stays pink. I make it with the Kent Dry Gin made by Anno...

Vegetable Tagine with Olives, Eggplant and Chickpeas

After discovering they were both keen cooks, Sydney-based mums Sophie Gilliatt and Katherine Westwood came up with the idea of preparing dinners to deliver to time-poor friends, who wanted to give good wholesome food to their families, but just didn’t...

Duck Ragu

Their new cook book The Dinner Ladies shares their recipes with those of us not on their Sydney delivery routes. Easy to make and with broad age appeal, all the recipes will keep for three days in the fridge and...

Malted Beer Soda Bread

After sharing dreams of starting his own micro-bakery, Tess and Andrew suggested he bake bread for the pub. Nearly a year later here he is, using up kitchen leftovers and dregs of kegs. ‘You can put anything in bread,’ Emmanuel...

Beetroot Sourdough

Meet internationally acclaimed baker, author of three titles and inspirational teacher extraordinaire, Emmanuel Hadjiandreou. Wealden Times visited The Crown in Hastings where the floury magic happens on a daily basis, picked up a few age-old skills and came away with...

Gutglee

This is my fermented version of ‘glutney’, which is traditionally a happy mix of any seasonal vegetables made into a crisper version of chutney. The vegetables can be chopped to any size - I’ve cut most of these into strips,...

Tomato Salsa

This is a fantastically quick way of making a relish - and a great way to use up a glut of tomatoes.

Rhubarb and Strawberry Fizz

This recipe relies on a ferment of ginger and sugar water, called ‘ginger bug’, which is then added to whatever flavourings you choose - it can even be used on its own (with water and a little sugar) to make...