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  • #WastedPumpkin Hacks & Recipes

    Throwing away pumpkins? Now that really is scary, as part of the #wastedpumpkin competition we are running in association with the fabulous foodies at Macknade we want to see what you can make from ‘wasted’ pumpkins over this half term.
  • Wasted Kitchen Food Hack - Chickpea, Wasted Veg & Tomato Soup Stew or Shakshuka

    Chickpeas are good in an emergency and we always have a can or two in the cupboard or some frozen.  And combined with a jar of Wasted Roasted Tomat...
  • Wasted Recipe - Moist Apple (or Rhubarb/ Raspberry/ Plum/ Fig...) Crumble Cake

    This Recipe is based Wasted Lee's Mum's Apple Cake with some inspiration from Anja Dunk's Speedy Apple Cake (check out her recipe book - Noodles, D...
  • Wasted Kitchen Food Hack - Sourdough Pesto

    Who doesn't like Pesto...?  Super tasty, super versatile, easier than you think to make and great for using up old cheese and bread. We make veggie...
  • Wasted Kitchen Food Hack - Veggie & Feta Fritters

    If you haven't tried veggie fritters you haven't lived.  Or at least you've never had so many courgettes or squashes hanging around that you're won...
  • Cherry Aid!

    Those of you who live in Faversham may know we have quite a THING for locally grown fruit, our sister companies MightyFineThings & Coxy’s Drink...
  • Courgette Rescue

    It was great to hear from Prince Charles on Radio 4 this week that we have just experienced the biggest growth of seed sales ever and that people a...
  • Evolving Stories

    Although we’re not open to the public just yet here at Monkshill Refectory events space or at Jane’s Kitchen cookery school (hopefully it won’t be ...
  • Building Community

    There’s lots of messages about shopping local & shopping small around at moment. Part of me wonders if the timing is right – we will be playing...
  • Food Stories

    The story of how some of the dishes came about; by choosing to create food based around reducing food waste in our kitchen & the individuals &a...
  • Updates

    If you’d like updates on our weekly menus, to find out about offers like 'Bonus Cake', Jane Beedle’s Cake Of The Week, or our weekly specials like ...
  • The Way We Do The Things We Do

    We're loving seeing things like Claudia Winklemans 'What's In Your Fridge' pop up on Radio 2.  It's basically how we do everything we do... rather ...