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Bottoms up! Councillors raise a glass to new micropub

19 September 2014

Whitstable is set to open its third micropub following approval for an application to convert a former antiques shop into a mini-boozer.


'I'm happy to be the choc-tasting guinea pig'

Go on spoil yourself... indulgent choccy toast from Choccywoccydoodah

17 September 2014

Is this the best job in the world? Stephen Tompkinson will be narrating Choccywoccydoodah: Starstruck when it returns to our TV screens this week.

Go to the pub. Go directly to the pub. Do not pass Go. Do not collect £200.

Peter Gander has created the map to promote the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight. Pic: Peter Gander

13 September 2014

The creator of Mr Monopoly has put the county's breweries on the map ahead of the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight.

Recipe: Tom Sellers' potted shrimp

Tom Sellers' potted shrimp

06 September 2014

Among the truffles and foie gras on the menu at Michelin-starred restaurant Story, sits the unlikely foodie offering of bread and dripping.

Recipe: Rosemary Shrager's French apple tart

Rosemary Shrager's French Apple Tart from the new book, Rosemary Shrager's Bakes, Cakes & Puddings

02 September 2014

TV chef Rosemary Shrager, who runs a cookery school in Tunbridge Wells, talks us through her fruity dessert dish

Thousands flock to Hop Festival

01 September 2014

It was all smiles in the sunshine as more than 30,000 people enjoyed the Hop Festival 2014 in Faversham

IN PICTURES: Foodies sink their teeth into new festival

25 August 2014

Foodies were taken on a gastronomic journey at the new two-day Feast festival this weekend.


A Feast of a food and drink festival

Former MasterChef winner Natalie Coleman

21 August 2014

Thousands of foodies and their families are expected to flock to a two-day celebration of all that’s good to eat and drink this weekend.

Discover the real taste of Kent

Debbie Hickman of Tiddly Pomme checks out a glass of Woolly Pig cider

21 August 2014

There's orchards all across Kent and the apples they produce help to make one of the nation's most scrumptious drinks. Try some yourself this weekend.

Recipe: Eleanor Ozich's lamb leg steaks with apple cider sauce

Lamb leg steaks with mint and apple cider sauce

20 August 2014

Eleanor Ozich, the guru of good health, reveals how a passion for good food helped her find a cure for her daughter's eczema.


Tenth beer festival aims to break record

Deal & Betteshanger Rugby Club are stocking up for the 10th annual beer festival on Saturday. Events director Serg Orlov and club president Dave Rose sample just a few.

19 August 2014

Ready, steady, drink! That’s what is in store for visitors to Deal & Betteshanger Rugby Club’s 10th annual beer festival on Saturday.

Astor Beer Festival

Joan Coffey will perform at the Astor Theatre's beer festival

14 August 2014

The Astor Theatre's Beer Festival will see real ales and live music performances.

Beer, music and movies - what could be better?

Beer festival organiser James Tillitt

14 August 2014

Late-night films, live music and some pretty tasty guests will combine to make a Kent beer festival the place to be this weekend.

Recipe of the week: Rachel Koo's summer salad with feta and pickled cherri

Rachel Khoo

11 August 2014

Right now there's a plethora of deliciously sweet cherries around and TV chef Rachel Khoo has some fantastic ideas on how to cook with them.

Recipe of the week: Tony Singh's Nasi Goreng Pattaya

Nasi Goreng Pattaya, featured in Tasty by Tony Singh

31 July 2014

Forget fancy terrines and delicate jus, if you want to impress TV chef Tony Singh, just heat up some baked beans and offer him some sparkling company.


Ferry firm says KM Kent Cooks is just the ticket

Emma Batchelor and Matthew McPhail from Kent ferry firm DFDS Seaways announce their support of KM Kent Cooks, the children's Masterchef-style cooking competition

23 July 2014

Dover based DFDS Seaways is supporting the KM Kent Cooks competition for the fourth year in a row

Recipe of the week: Dipna Anand's tandoori lamb chops

When she isn't in the kitchen, Anand plays cricket and indulges her other passion: shopping

15 July 2014

Dipna Anand's a woman on a mission – a mission to prove that Indian food can be tasty and good for you at the same time.

Last few hours at the show

Tim Bailey from Kent Cherries, Boughton Monchelsea

13 July 2014

Visitors are making the most of the last few hours at the 2014 Kent County Show

Recipe of the week: Donna Hay's mixed berry cobbler

Donna Hay's mixed berry cobbler

02 July 2014

There's a certain feeling that leading Australian cookery writer Donna Hay gets from diet food - and it's not a good one.

Two-day festival will give foodies something to sink their teeth into

24 June 2014

The Feast Festival of Food, Drink and Entertainment will take place in Mote Park, Maidstone, this summer.

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