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THE COOK BOOK – A Celebration of West Kent’s Chefs, Kitchens and Producers

PRESS RELEASE: Tree of Hope has announced they are compiling ‘The Cook Book Sevenoaks/Tonbridge/Tunbridge Wells’ in collaboration with Caroline Kings from Eat Around Tonbridge, Food Photographer Severien Vits and Events Organiser and foodie Charlotte Rogers. This book will be a celebration of the chefs, restaurants and producers in West Kent and feature stories and recipes […]

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Mead modernised by Marourde

Taking a generous sip of chilled Marourde craft Blue Label mead, I taste centuries of history and a very modern twist on an ancient brew. Served chilled with a refreshingly smooth feel, this modern mead has none of the sickly sweet flavours of home-brew, but delicate tones of fruit, and floral honey. It’s a palette […]

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Raising a glass at the Sloe Gin World Championships

Congratulations to George Shaw for taking top prize in this year’s Sloe Gin World Gin Championships, with a velvety smooth winning entry that the five judges found most appealing. My entry, made with sloes picked October 2016 and decanted only a week in advance of the competition, was scored in around tenth place from over […]

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Chocolate makers bring Kentish Pudding Pie to Tunbridge Wells

Cocoa, a multi-coloured Citroën H van branded by chocolatiers Green & Black, has been hauled out of the garage and started a UK ‘Taste Tour’ trail taking in some of the country’s foodie towns. First stop was Tunbridge Wells, Kent before the van chugs north to York! Promoting several new flavours of their bars including […]

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Travel & Places

A blustery day in Whitstable

Famed for its crop of oysters (only eat in months with an ‘r’ )  and an increasing number of great cafes and restaurants, the north Kent seaside town of Whitstable is always worth visiting. Popular with weekenders from London and boasting a thriving arts scene, the town has enticed tourists for decades. Attracting around 30,000 […]

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