Featured Recipe: Malaysian Sweet Potato & Aubergine Curry

11 October 2014

A delicious vegetarian curry - the ideal winter warmer as Autumn arrives. Try it with a glass of India Pale Ale for a true taste of the Raj!!

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Featured Recipe: Pineapple Fritters in Asahi Beer Batter

04 October 2014

We made these simple pineapple fritters in a sweet beer batter using Asahi lager. The effervescence of the lager gives a lovely light batter. Serve it with lemon ice cream and a chilled glass of Asahi for a simple, even impromptu, pudding that will be sure to impress.    Prep time: 10 minCooking time:  10 minServes 4 Ingredients:

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Vote for Your Favourite Taste of Kent

03 October 2014

The Taste of Kent 2015 Awards are now open for public voting. Officially opened Wednesday 1st October, the Awards, now in their 11th year, seek to showcase the very best food and drink from Kent.

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Featured Recipe: Beer & Onion Soup

27 September 2014

This easy to make, warming soup is delicious with warm crusty bread on a chilly autumn day. Use a full flavoured beer like Spitfire Ale for a real treat. Download a printable copy here       Preparation time: 20 minCooking time: 1 hr 40 minServes 4 Ingredients:50g Butter1 kg Thinly Sliced Onions400ml Spitfire Ale1 tsp Clear Honey300ml beef stock Method:1/ Heat a heavy pan on a medium heat.

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Featured Recipe: Whitstable Fish Pie

20 September 2014

This is the ultimate fish pie, topped with pea mash it is good on its own, or for the height of luxury serve with some steamed mussels with garlic or some simple wilted greens. The sauce is made with Whitstable Bay Blonde lager, which also makes a great drinking accompaniment. The fish is not cooked through in advance which leaves it succulent and moist in the finished pie.

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