The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Kent Edition

Category: Recipes

This Woman Will Make You Glow

18 May 2016

Madeleine Shaw is a food blogger, cook and health coach, with a whopper 216k Instagram followers (yeah I’m channeling a bit of IG envy right there). The 26 year old is also the author of cookbooks Get the Glow and Ready Steady Glow (just published this April) – is there no end to her talents?

Because I knew you’d want to know her energy boosting secrets, I grabbed her by her lapels and screamed Make me GLOWWW! 

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Why dinner parties are going wild

24 Apr 2016

I don’t know about you but I find it almost impossible to pull off something original at dinner parties these days. It doesn’t help me that I don’t have the time or the talent. But one simple way to wow that is growing in popularity is bringing the spirit of the wild to the table. Add in a touch of foraged foods and you add an element of originality and intrigue to the evening that’s an easy win and also quite fun.

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Match your food and drink this Easter

25 Mar 2016

Nipping out to the shops for some last minute Easter wine supplies? Muddy Kent is no stranger to the joys of a good bottle of wine, and the more I meet independent wine merchants the more I appreciate their passion for what they do. Proper indie wine stores are now sadly few and far between, but the ones that are hanging in there are successful because they’re seriously good. And they seriously know their stuff.

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Early Mother’s Day gift for you!

28 Feb 2016

Mums I have a food related gift for you. No, it’s not Butlers in the Buff. It’s almost as good but in an entirely different way. I bring you the gift of time. It’s what we all long for most, right?

Have you, like me, ever experienced the following scenario? It’s the end of a long day – you’ve walked the dog, sorted the school P.E. kit, done the ironing, cleaned up the kitchen and now you’re looking forward to finally sitting down with a glass of wine.

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