Taste Kent Magazine

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

Claire Hernandez

Add flavour and vibrancy to your drinks this summer with Shwen Shwen

Kent based chef Maria Bradford is sharing the flavours and culture of West Africa with her new range of drinks, perfect for cocktails and mocktails in the sunshine. A recipe writer and accomplished chef, Maria was born and raised in…

Coming soon from Macknade: The Wine Club

If you enjoy a glass or two of vino and would like to explore and expand your knowledge, it’s time to meet The Macknade Wine Club.  Created by the team of wine experts and buyers at Macknade, this new subscription…

Vote NOW for Your Favourite Kentish Food and Drink

Get your votes in to the 2022 Taste of Kent Awards before voting closes on 28th February. With just a few days left until the public voting closes for the Taste of Kent Awards 2022 on 28th February, residents of…

Share the love…and the cooking this Valentine’s Day

Last year, when we were buried under the weight of lockdown, Macknade came to the rescue with a Cook at Home Recipe Kit for Valentine’s Day. This year their Three Course Valentine’s Recipe Box is once again available to order,…

The Taste of Kent Awards 2022 are Open for Voting!

Celebrate Kent’s Food and Drink by Voting for your Favourites Have you found a restaurant you’d like to rave about? Or a favourite tipple that needs toasting…. Then get voting in the Taste of Kent Awards 2022, now open to…

A Kentish Christmas Deserves a Quality Kentish Turkey

Macknade have something for every Christmas get-together this year, whether you have a large family to feed or are scaling back again this year, Macknade have the perfect turkey feast for every size of celebration. Whole turkeys from 5kg to…

Blackwoods: Innovative, Real and Raw Cheese from Kent

Founded by David Holton in 2013, Blackwoods Cheese Company is known for its real and raw cheese, using fresh unpasteurised milk from the dairy at Bore Place Organic Farm in Kent. Having worked with some of Britain’s finest cheese makers,…

Half Term Halloween Fun at Macknade

There are plenty of spooky treats in store for the whole family to enjoy at Macknade Faversham and Ashford this October Half Term! Starting on Saturday 23rd October, customers can explore the stores to discover devilishly delicious goodies and treats…

Michelin-Starred Chef Brings Fresh Flavours to Historic Sandwich

The Toll Bridge Restaurant and Bar in Sandwich is enjoying a renaissance with new owners having transformed the outdated, run-down restaurant into a lively and thriving business. Set in the heart of historic Sandwich in Kent, The Toll Bridge serves…

Macknade Faversham to Host National Cherry & Soft Fruit Show

Macknade, Kent’s food & drink experts, are set to host the prestigious National Cherry & Soft Fruit Show at their Faversham store on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th July. The event, normally held at the Kent Show, attracts entries from…