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

Amy Goodier-Porter

Shop Smart and Support Kent Businesses this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and though it may be a little different from Christmases past, it has never been more important to make it extra special, while keeping it stress-free with some online festive gift shopping. Produced in…

Shop Locally – Build Relationships – Boost Happiness

It is well known that positive social interactions are proven to boost your mood[i], but did you know that shopping locally also affects your happiness? Whether you pop into the local bakers for your freshly baked bread, nip into the…

Provenance Potatoes Launch New Family-Sized Pack

For a comforting supper this autumn, this recipe for a Healthy Potato Dauphinoise with Turmeric puts the modest potato centre stage. Often overlooked, the humble potato is ready for the spot-light as Kent grower Provenance Potatoes launches a new family…

Deliciousness Delivered!

Caraway & Rye Is Kent’s Finest New Home Delivery Service Fancy a restaurant experience without leaving the house? Anniversary celebration or date night on the horizon? Why not order from new local business – Caraway & Rye – bringing the…

Macknade Christmas Hampers are Back!

A hamper is the perfect gift to send (and receive) at Christmas and leading independent food brand Macknade has created a wonderful selection to choose from, which are all available for nationwide delivery. Whether you are looking for the ideal…

Warm Weather Brings Early Harvest for Chapel Down

Kentish winemaker Chapel Down has begun an early harvest thanks to the excellent weather this year. The company’s Kit’s Coty vineyard in Kent has seen growing conditions just perfect for Vintage 2020 Richard Lewis, Head of Viticulture, Chapel Down says, “This latest…

Macknade Champions the Kentish Apple in new recipe

With a well-established food hall in Faversham and a brand-new deli & dining experience in Ashford, independent grocer Macknade is well-positioned in Kent to select the finest local apples. And what better way to use those apples than to whip…

Macknade Elwick Place-Late Night Opening Hours Announced.

From Friday, 21st August, Macknade’s Ashford branch will be open from 9am to 9pm every Friday & Saturday allowing you to make the most of the long summer evenings at Elwick Place. Why not drop in for a drink after…

Beautiful Bottles For Balmy Evenings.

It’s that time of year where temperatures are finally rising and rosés are coming into bloom! We wanted to share a delightful range of pretty in pink tipples from Chapel Down to bring a touch of elegance to your next…

Taste Kent Meets Mark Harvey.

To celebrate English Wine Week, Taste Kent has been learning more about one of the county’s leading producers of English wine, Chapel Down. We caught up with Managing Director,  Mark Harvey earlier this week.  Please can you tell us a…