Discover the tastiest food and drink from Kent – The Garden of England

Year: 2019

Thackeray’s Shakes Up The Dining World With Shock Launch of a 5-Course Honesty Menu

Celebrity chef Richard Phillips is set to reimagine the traditional culinary experience of Thackeray’s, breaking the mould most spectacularly with a five-course “Honesty” Menu. The extraordinary move will see guests indulge in an assortment of unique and awe-inspiring dishes, later…

Made in Ashford – Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

It is now getting to the time, where if you want to support small local producers you may have left it a little late to place an online order. But rather than resorting to panic buying, we suggest you head…

Willie’s Cacoa – Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

Willie Harcourt-Cooze is the UK’s pioneer of ‘bean to bar’ chocolate. He has redefined how millions of people worldwide think about chocolate. That real chocolate can have such depth and variety of flavour, is something most people have never dreamt of. “When people…

The Goods Shed – Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

With a matter of days before Christmas arrives, panic sets in amongst those who still have a few people to tick off the Christmas list. The Goods Shed in Canterbury however has a great selection of fresh foodie gifts and…

Wye Farmer’s Market – Kentish Gift Guide

If you still have the last few Christmas gifts to get, why not buy locally and help support small Kentish producer in the process? If you head down to Wye Farmer’s Market, which takes place tomorrow (Saturday 21st December) 9am…

Bridge Candle-Lit Market -Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

Bridge’s annual candle-lit market will be taking place today (Thursday 19th December) from 3 to 6pm. To get you into the Christmas spirit and for a chance to pick up any last-minute gifts, head to the High Street where you will…

Bray’s Bees Reusable Food Wraps – Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

Bray’s Bees is run by Aylesford-based couple, Vince and Sue, who have apiaries in Ditton, Coxheath, Headcorn, Staplehurst and Swanley. As well as jars of delicious honey, they also sell beeswax candles, polish, honey soap, beeswax lip balm, honeybee gift items and…

Mighty Fine Things’ Fruit Vinegar – Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

MightyFineThings started in 2012 on a very small scale, selling at farmers markets across Kent. Although they have since grown substantially to now sell online and through selected retail partners, bars and restaurants; everything they do is still made by…

Wild Spirits of Kent Rhubarb Vodka – Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

Maidstone-based, Wild Spirits of Kent, produce a large range of unique spirits including Sloe Gin, Blackberry Vodka and Blackberry Whisky. It is their Rhubarb Vodka however that really caught our eye. According to the owners, Louis and Gill, it is…

Weald Smokery’s Blamoral Hamper – Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

The Weald Smokery has been a family run business for 35 years. They have grown from a husband-and-wife team to around 25 people, all of whom live locally. The team produce smoked products using traditional techniques, which ensures their products…