Category Archives: Recipes

Broad beans, peas, mackerel and strawberries – simple summer eating this June at the farmers’ market

The glorious weather we’ve been enjoying this May seems to be continuing into June and although the lack of rain is not so good for farmers and my garden with its newly planted hedges, it means dining al fresco is … Continue reading

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Beetroot, nettles and rhubarb are the real superfoods of spring. Try them in my seasonal ‘Yogalife’ menu…

Last Saturday, March 17th, yoga teacher Julie Bickerton and I ran our first seasonal yoga and food workshop here in Hartfield @theyogahub Hartfield, Julie’s very special new yoga studio on the boundaries of the glorious Ashdown Forest. Every season has … Continue reading

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A basket of delights – July at the market

These are a few of my favourite things – cherries and broad beans, crab and English lamb….. What a difference a month makes! Just four short weeks ago when I wrote the copy below for the Kent Farmers’ Market Association … Continue reading

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Autumn treats at your Farmer’s Market this October

It’s the month to rediscover the delights of colder weather eating with all the wonderful ingredients at our disposal. And where better to find the best food around than at your local Farmer’s Market? I’ve missed the last few markets … Continue reading

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My ‘ dinner down memory lane’ menu for Marie Curie (recipes for Waitrose Weekend)

What better reason do you need to throw a dinner party than a chance to support Marie Curie nurses and those suffering from terminal illness? Last weekend my recipes for a retro-inspired dinner as part of the Marie Curie Dinner … Continue reading

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September – a month of goodies at the Farmers’ Market

Sadly I’m not going to be at Penshurst Farmers Market this weekend as I’m heading north to Harrogate for the WI Centenary Fair to do a cookery demonstration on Sunday from my The WI Cookbook: The First 100 Years. It’s … Continue reading

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If you cook nothing else this August, then cook this…..

I’ve decided to change tack this month as it feels as if I am just repeating myself on what to buy every month at the farmers market now this blog has been up and running for a while. Instead I … Continue reading

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