The Botanical Baker‘s ‘flour pot cakes’ have to be seen to be believed – incredibly realistic plant-themed bakes that are as delicious as they are exquisite. All their bakes – including chocolate brownies and bespoke floral celebration cakes – are made with 100% natural ingredient. www.thebotanicalbaker.com

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Nonsuch Shrooms offers a wonderful variety of eco-cultivated mushrooms ­ – such as shitake, enyoki and beech oyster – that are almost too beautiful to cook. That said, grower and chef Ian is happy help you with tips to make the delicious best of them.

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As well as our minstrels’ gallery we also have our very own artist-in-residence: through the months local artist and illustrator Penelope Grant has been sketching to capture the character and the characters, the stalls, the bands and the dogs that add up to the spirit of Kew Village Market.  Here are her drawings for December…

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We’re grateful to our marvellous medley of musicians not only for bringing the party spirit to the market each month but also for their support of our charity fund-raising. A couple of months ago Those In Favour passed round the hat after playing our song – a number they’d composed in praise of KVM –…

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Sockkerkaka – named after a traditional Scandinavian celebration cake — will be offering a scrumptious selection of Swedish-style home bakes.

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Rosa Thomas’s brilliant bakes are rightly named, from the classic American chocolate fudge brownies to delicious variations like pecan pie and chocolate orange – they’re all simply scrumptious!

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You’ve heard of charity singles? Well, here’s the charity CD, celebrating the great music by favourite local bands who’ve starred in our sunshine-yellow marquee. With 12 tracks in all, ranging from show tunes to ska, and jazz to rock, Kew Village Market – Taste the Music CD costs just £6 from the KVM stall on…

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The Little Indian Kitchen has long been prized by Kew curry lovers. Now KVM stallholder Lorna, her sister Bobby and sister-in-law Monika have been crowned the best family cooks in Great Britain as winners of BBC2s The Big Family Cooking Showdown. ‘Every dish surprised us with amazing flavours,’ said judges Rosemary Shrager and Giorgio Locatelli.…

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Hand-made spicy caramelised nuts are my speciality, made to my own recipe in my Kew kitchen. The mixture contains almonds, walnuts and pecans (but no peanuts) and I sell it in four sizes: snack bags, small crew-top jars and small and large kilner jars (for which I also sell refills). www.nuttyladyltd.co.uk

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