Tag Archives: Arcade Fisheries

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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There’s something fishy down at Penshurst….

The spring sun has finally started to shine, that biting arctic wind has at last stopped blowing, and this weekend – Saturday May 7th between 9.30 and 12 – I’ll be celebrating the arrival of spring eating by cooking up … Continue reading

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Fill your basket! It’s spring at the Farmers’ market

Another month, another market blog post and, unbelievably, eleven months since they arrived for a six month project, the builders are still turningĀ  at my cottage at 7 in the morning, and I am beginning to forget what normal life … Continue reading

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April blows in – what to buy at the farmers’ market this Easter

I’ll be at Penshurst this Saturday buying all kinds of goodies for Easter weekend treats, several of which have just achieved glory at the Taste of Kent Awards last month. I particularly recommend the wonderful Kentish Blue cheese, a personal … Continue reading

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Quick ideas from the November Farmers market…

After missing the last three Penshurst markets due to holidays, flu, and the rest, Saturday reminded me of just why I love working in food and shopping locally. Glorious weather, lots of interesting friendly people chatting over the joys of … Continue reading

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Fishing for compliments….cooking fish at Penshurst market (recipes included)

Last Saturday morning I was up at 5.30am making a big pot of chowder to take along with me to our second Fish Day at Penshurst farmers’ market. Paul of Arcade Fisheries and I were once again teaming up to … Continue reading

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Spring promise – making the most of your April farmer’s market

March has come and gone, and the floods and all their troubles have evaporated away with the unexpected sunshine of the last few weeks. On this week last year I was trekking up to Everest base camp through a glorious … Continue reading

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