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No Sunday is complete without a roast dinner, and in the glorious county of Kent you’ll be spoilt for choice with fantastic places to go. We have picked 13 great places where you can indulge in a roast with all the trimmings

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‘Kent, sir, everyone knows Kent. Apples, cherries, hops and women,’ proclaims a character in Charles Dickens’ The Pickwick Papers. We have gathered some traditional dishes from around the county that were borne of the fruitful orchards and seas of Kent

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This stately country house hotel is on the verge of huge change that will enhance its already considerable appeal

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September 2018

Working with Kent Farmers’ Market Association, we put a different market in the spotlight each month

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September 2018

The festival will take place in Rochester Cathedral this autumn for the first time in a millennium

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September 2018

Congratulations to all the finalists

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Recipe: roast loin of venison

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Andy McLeish, chef-patron of multi-award-winning restaurant Chapter One, shares his recipe for roast loin of venison with butternut, girolles and roast travise

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August 2018

There’s nothing like finding a quiet spot in a beer garden with the sound of a river running along beside you. We have picked 10 places to do just that

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Whether you want slow cooked pulled pork, huge steaks or some surf and turf, we’ve got the meat-heavy restaurants in Kent that you need to visit

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With the same growing conditions as those in the Champagne region of France, Kent is at the heart of the UK’s wine-growing industry

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From Italian gelato shops to vintage ice cream parlours, we have gathered some great places for a sweet treat

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On Tunbridge Wells’ grassy common, close to the town centre, the fairy tale cottage that is Thackeray’s offers the warmest of welcomes and surprisingly affordable dining

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August 2018

Working with Kent Farmers’ Market Association, we explore different farmers markets around the county. This time, Hythe

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August 2018

Meet the sponsors for each category in the sixth Kent Life Food & Drink Awards and their views on why these Awards are so important

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Summer recipe: strawberry Pavlova

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Andy makes the famous meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova

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July 2018

Exploring: Aylesford Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Working with Kent Farmers’ Market Association, we put different markets in the spotlight. This time: Aylesford

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July 2018

Back at the very top of its game, the Hythe Imperial effortlessly blends the best of both modern and traditional

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July 2018

Working with Kent Farmers’ Market Association, we put a different market in the spotlight each month

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May 2018

This recipe is Andy’s home-made Cajun ketchup, the ultimate sauce for your meats when barbecuing. Enjoy!

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June 2018

If you’re keen to explore when the 18th-century equivalents of the Krays held sway, read on and explore some of Kent’s evil history

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Enjoy a delicious lunch after one of these countryside strolls. Kent Life suggests five great pub walks in Kent

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Working with Kent Farmers’ Market Association, we put a different market in the spotlight each month. This month, Cliftonville!

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June 2018

Author Rosemary Williams grew up with a fmaily background in seafood. In her book Prep That Fish, she follows her uncle and grandad who was a shellfish merchant in Sittingbourne

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June 2018

Talented chef Will Devlin is back and he’s cooking better than ever at his newly opened smallholding in Kilndown

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June 2018

The chef patron and owner of Kent Life’s Restaurant of the Year 2017, Chapter One, is celebrating the arrival of the king of vegetables

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May 2018

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