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Healthy Minds

2017 was a big year for mental health awareness. Let’s hope 2018 is even better because classroom statistics about the mental health of our young people are dire and worsening.The estimate is that, at any one time, around 30% of...

Winter Sweet

Flower power There is not much that flowers at the bleak dark start of the year. What blossom there is tends to be small and weather resistant. Flowers hang their shy heads or modestly tuck themselves behind evergreen leaves. Some...

Panettone & White Chocolate Bread & Butter Pudding

Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush the sliced panettone with the melted butter. Place the panettone upright in an ovenproof dish and sprinkle the grated white chocolate between the slices. Heat the milk and cream with the vanilla extract until scalding....

Celeriac and Potato Gratin

Preheat oven to 180˚C. Firstly, butter your gratin dish. Slice the celeriac and potatoes thinly in your food processor or on a mandolin. Heat the milk and cream together. Layer the celeriac and potato in the gratin dish, seasoning with...

Pork Tenderloin with Apple & Balsamic Sauce

Preheat oven to 190˚C. Trim the tenderloin and spread mustard along the loin. Place in a roasting tin and pour in the apple juice and balsamic. Roast for 20-25 minutes… it may need a little longer! When cooked, drain the...

Fig, Blue Cheese & Walnut Salad

Whisk all the dressing ingredients together and taste for seasoning. Make up the salad and arrange prettily. This salad could be put together six hours beforehand, and then spoon over the dressing just before serving.

New Year’s Resolutions

Do you have a beauty regime? Mornings I wake myself up with a ‘chemical-free’ shower followed by a light cream for my sensitive skin. We’ve created a gentle Calendula Cream so I’m tending towards using that everywhere. I prefer the natural...

Let There Be Light

While the words ‘barn conversion’ sound very romantic, the resulting homes can be a bit problematical – no longer a barn, but not quite a house, with furniture sitting slightly oddly within. Dark, oddly proportioned rooms in unexpected places, windows...

Get fit in three months – month one: Home Workout

Personal trainer and nutritionist Sarah-Jane Holt has developed a fitness programme especially for Wealden Times readers. Starting with two weekly sessions in month one and building to three sessions over months 2 and 3 we promise it’ll help you feel...

DIY Beauty – Argan eye serum

Argan oil is extracted from the kernels inside the fruit of the argan tree, which is found in southern Morocco. It has been relatively unused in skincare until fairly recently, and it can be quite expensive due to the laborious...

DIY Beauty – Chocolate orange lip pots

I love using dark organic cocoa butter for lip balm, as it retains its gorgeous chocolate aroma. This recipe contains vegetable glycerin rather than honey, but you could just as easily swap it if you prefer. The flavouring is a...

Win £250 To Spend At The Glades, Bromley

The Glades Shopping Centre, South East London’s shoppers’ paradise, is nestled in the bustling borough of Bromley, where an abundance of fashion, gift and restaurant options will make Christmas 2017 your best yet. With more than 130 retailers under its roof, sources of...