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

Month: October 2019

Kentish Christmas Gift Guide

We have been discussing Christmas in the Taste Kent office since the start of July, yet we know outside of our media bubble that November is the time when most start to consider the festivities and start their all important…

Taste Kent Meets Karen Dean

This week, Taste Kent caught up with Karen Dean, MD of Kent-based premium frozen food supplier, Field Fare.       You took over Field Fare in 2003, how has the business changed since 1977?  In 1977, field fare was not wholesaling to…

Nim’s Kids launches in Waitrose

Award-winning fruit crisp producer, Nim’s has launched a completely new multi-pack range especially for children.  Nim’s Kids is available to buy from Waitrose. Available in Amazing Apple or Perfect Pineapple, Nim’s Kids are a completely new 5 pack-box priced at £2.79. Perfect for all the…

Thackeray’s in the Limelight

Thackeray’s, the fine dining restaurant situated in the iconic 17th Century home of Vanity Fair author William Makepeace Thackeray, is centre stage after revamping the restaurant, renovating the building and transforming the upstairs event spaces. As one of the longest…

OGGS® Launches 2-pack Chocolate Cupcakes (Doubly Delicious!)

A new product has made its way to bakery aisles across the country and it will have you seeing double! OGGS® has launched its 2 pack chocolate fudge cupcakes; this two of a kind treat can be found in Sainsbury’s Locals…

Have you been to ‘Made in Ashford’ yet?

Situated in Park Mall, Made in Ashford is a stylish shop-share showcasing products by a collaboration of local designer/makers and crafts people.  It started as a pop up shop in 2015 but it never popped off! It is now a permanent home to 50 creative businesses in Kent and continues to be…

Biddenden Vineyard celebrates 50 years of English wine

Biddenden Vineyards’ 50th anniversary year kicked off last month with a Biddenden sparkling wine & Kentish afternoon tea and evening celebration for over 400 specially invited guests who have been part of the vineyards’ journey over the last 5 decades. The…

Taste Kent Meets Laura Taylor

This week, Taste Kent caught up with local entrepreneur Laura Taylor who’s Mobile Bar Business WildBox Events has been phenomenally successful. For those readers that haven’t yet heard of Wild Box, please tell us a little more about your business….

Tamarind to host National Curry Week charity dinners to celebrate award nomination

Tamarind restaurant in Kemsing, near Sevenoaks in Kent, is to host a series of special fundraising dinners during National Curry Week (7th to 13th October) to celebrate being shortlisted in this year’s Asian Curry Awards. From Monday to Thursday during…

Macknade Goes the Extra Mile for the Environment

Macknade, Kent’s favourite food hall, is putting environmental considerations at the forefront of its business. Changes to every area across the site are now in effect including a major reduction in plastic packaging, repurposing excess fruit and vegetables, buying pasture-fed…