Blog

National Cream Tea Day

June 25 marks National Cream Tea Day on the UK calendar. Below, we dish out all you need to know about this celebration.

Read more →

Three DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day

Sometimes, homemade presents can be the sweetest, most personal way to celebrate a loved one. Here are three quick and easy DIY ideas for dad, to make his day a truly special one. 

Read more →

Three facts you didn’t know about croissants

The half moon-shaped pastries have a rich and delicious history. Here are three facts you didn’t know about them. 

Read more →

A brief history of Fish’n’Chips

To celebrate National Fish & chip day on June 4, here’s a short history of how the dish came to be. Eaten on seaside holidays or as a pay-day treat, a late-night supper or hangover food after a big night out,...

Read more →

Two healthy lunch recipes

Forget sad lunches al desko. With summer slowly but surely creeping in, it’s time to unleash your inner chef and get some healthy cooking going for you and the fam. Think bright, fresh, and light, with lots of good-for-you vegetables...

Read more →

So what’s caraway anyway?

A frequent addition to spice cabinets, caraway seeds are actually the dried fruit of the caraway plant. Nevertheless, they're commonly referred to as seeds in the culinary world. If you've ever eaten rye bread, you no doubt tasted caraway seeds.

Read more →

Five quick kitchen hacks for spring cooking

We’ve hacked your kitchen — prepare to save money, save time, and never cry from cutting onions again.

Read more →

Five things we’re thankful for after lockdown

From a trip to the pub to a visit to our hairdresser, here are five things we’ve been highly enjoying post-lockdown. What are yours?

Read more →

A soothing tomato soup

What’s velvety, lush and incredibly easy to make? Our tomato soup! A go-to when we need the soup equivalent of a hug, this is all we feel like eating right now, and so will you, after you make it. Did...

Read more →

Five DIY tips to decorate your Easter table

Whether you’re making a full on meal or just prepping a lighter fare to share with the fam, we’ve rounded up five simple ideas to ensure your table decor stands out this Easter.

Read more →

Sticky lemon marmalade chicken

Think lemon marmalade is only good with sweet stuff? Think again. Or, even better, make this roasted chicken instead, and prepare to lick your fingers. 

Read more →

The Sussex Kitchen’s guacamole and pico de gallo recipes

Guacamole We love this guacamole recipe (enough for 2 hungry humans):⁣ SHOPPING LIST 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno or serrano chilies ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1 riper organic avocado, peeled...

Read more →

Picnic potato salad with eggs

This classic potato salad is made with eggs and a mustard and mayonnaise dressing. Delicious with just about anything grilled, it always tastes best outdoors, though it works as a quick weekday lunch, too. 

Read more →

Three pancake recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Pancakes are always a good idea, but especially so on Pancake Day! Below, we have three recipes for them, so you can mix and match. Let the pancake extravaganza begin!

Read more →

Five kitchen staples for a snow day

To make the most of a day stuck inside the house, here are the five staple ingredients you should always have in the fridge or cupboard -- with some recipe ideas on how to use them. You’re welcome! 

Read more →

Honey glazed pork chops

Caramelised around the edges, super juicy, and ready in less than 15 minutes. Sold? Let’s make honey glazed pork chops.

Read more →

Four superfoods to tackle winter

Looking for natural remedies to boost your immune system? We’ve got you covered. To ensure you stay strong and healthy this winter, we’ve just introduced four wholesome new products on our webshop. Here, we tell you a little bit about...

Read more →

Five things to get you through lockdown 

In need of some lockdown-inspo? We have five brilliant recommendations for you. 

Read more →

A cheesy spread

From Lancashire Bomb Cheese to Wealden Goat Cheese, take a dip (with a slice of sourdough in hand) into The Sussex Kitchen’s world of delicious dairy products. 

Read more →

The year that was at The Sussex Kitchen

From milestones to anniversaries, difficult times and more optimistic ones, 2020 has been a roller coaster of a year for us at The Sussex Kitchen. Want a glimpse of what we’ve been up to?

Read more →

A brief history of the Sussex Kitchen

The past decade has flown by, and we can hardly believe we’re 10 today. It seems like only yesterday that Alex, our founder and head baker extraordinaire, got the keys for his first small bakery, a blink-it-and-you’ll-miss-it space in East...

Read more →

Festive treats at The Sussex Kitchen

One of our favourite things about Christmas has to be the plethora of treats and pastries we get to craft (and eat) at The Sussex Kitchen. 

Read more →

A Sussex Kitchen favourite: Shipton Mill

Shipton Mill provides us with all the different types of flour we use for our award-winning breads and melt-in-your-mouth pastries. Want to learn more about it? Read on.

Read more →

A Sussex Kitchen Christmas special: mince pies

Mince pies hold the essence of Christmas within them. The very best have pastry so fragile that it collapses in the palm of your hand, and a stuffing so rich with flavour, scents and spices that it’ll conjure memories of...

Read more →