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Alive with Flavour

Alive with Flavour

By Joanne Banks
Fuss free food, tips, ideas, trends and new products. Mainly Kent based chefs, restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, farm shops, producers and fellow foodies.
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Countdown to Christmas 2018 - A cuppa with Will Devlin at The Small Holding.

Alive with Flavour

Silly Moo Cider
Visiting Trenchmore Farm near Cowfold, West Sussex. Trenchmore is a mixed, family farm, farming for flavour and the future. 
July 24, 2019
Ice Cream
Visiting Simply Ice Cream and chatting to owner Sally Newell.
July 09, 2019
Talking Gin
Gin has been the in drink for so long now. Why is gin so popular? Has the bubble burst?
May 14, 2019
Angel healing
Talking with Karen from Angel Healing about digestion and mindfulness through food.
April 28, 2019
Talking chocolate with Aneesh Popat
Aneesh Popat tells us why his chocolates are so different and what he would choose this Easter.
April 11, 2019
Slate Cheese - talking Cheese
A very interesting visit to Slate Cheese in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Chatting with owner Clare as she talks through cheese fondu, their impressive cheese wall and shop. 
March 19, 2019
Fuss free family meals
Alex Thurman from Feed the Brood. Alex cooks Cowboy Beans In her kitchen, chatting as she cooks! Talking vegan, gluten free and from scratch!
January 24, 2019
What’s happening this Friday foodie.
Looking at 2019, plans and exciting announcements.
January 18, 2019
Tablehurst Farm
A great morning at Tablehurst Farm. Talking with Chris about their straw house, vegetables, farm and don't forget the turkey!
December 14, 2018
Vegan Christmas
Talking to Suz Jeffrey, local vegan expert in Toast, Oxted giving us vegan ideas for Christmas entertaining - ever heard of seaweed caviar? Looking forward to vegan events in 2019... watch this space. For recipes contact and for ordering this vegan caviar
December 13, 2018
My Christmas preparations
Just three weeks to go and I am running through my to do list, talking about maximising the freezer and other tips
December 08, 2018
Bobby Brown at the Kentish Hare
My countdown to Christmas continues across west Kent - choosing some of my favourites for great food and atmosphere at this time of year! Talking to Bobby about Christmas and the Chefs Forum encouraging young people to continue their chef training. The Kentish Hare gives valuable practical experience and has some great new talent in their kitchen this Christmas.
November 30, 2018
Countdown to Christmas 2018 - A cuppa with Will Devlin at The Small Holding.
Talking with Kent Chef of the year, Will Devlin about his first Christmas at The Small Holding...
November 23, 2018
Santa Maria spices for Christmas
Sam from Santa Maria chatting Christmas spices at the Chefs Forum, North Kent College
November 13, 2018
Pipehouse Gin
Chatting to Emma about Pipehouse gin, Tunbridge Wells. Talking Christmas and future events...
November 13, 2018
Homemade edible Christmas gifts, get ahead with fuss free canapés.
Getting ahead for Christmas at Country Living - 8th & 9th Nov 2018 with Chef Marie-Clare James
November 09, 2018