The Diocese of Canterbury has released news of the 4 finalists for the Kent is Delicious food competition. The Diocese’s Communities & Partnerships Framework organized the competition which is aimed at helping to foster an appreciation of local produce, seasonality and cooking skills in children.

The lucky finalists are St. Peter’s Methodist Primary in Canterbury, Sandgate Primary in Folkestone, John Wallis Academy in Maidstone, and Senacre Wood Primary in Maidstone. The competition was open to all primary schools in the county with the final being played out on the Friday of the Show in the Why Farming Matters in Kent area. The winner is set to be announced at 3pm with the cooking contest taking place from 9.30 till 12.30.

The judges will have to choose a winner from the following dishes:

  • Fruity Tooty Coulis Pancake (St. Peter’s Methodist)
  • Sandgate Penguins Marvellous Muffins (Sandgate Primary)
  • Blueberry & Lemon Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce (John Wallis Academy) 
  • Kentish Breakfast Frittata (Senacre Wood)
Judges Kent is Delicious

Judges at last year’s final

With the panel consisting of some of Kent’s top food producers. The entrants were given a brief of devising a delicious breakfast dish whose ingredients are all farmed or produced locally.