Category: Markets

Markets, Shopping, Travel, Travel in Africa

Great foodie shopping at Cape Town’s Oranjezicht Market

Today we’re heading to beautiful Granger Bay close to Cape Town’s Waterfront. How I love a food market and the Oranjezicht farmers market is absolutely fabulous. It’s a community farmers-style market for independent local farmers and artisanal food producers that’s set overlooking the sparkling sea. There’s plenty of seating where you can relax and munch […]

Bars, Markets, Travel, Travel in Europe

Food market: Alchemy Festival at Southbank Centre

I love a food market. My sister recently sent me a feature listing the best food markets in the world and I thought: What a good way to spend a year (or however long it might take) – flying around the world testing and rating food markets. Well, I can dream, can’t I? Luckily there are plenty of delicious […]

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Sunday funday at Fourways Farmers Market

I do love a food market so I was excited on a recent visit to Johannesburg when my friend Sharon (a local Joburger) suggested we spent Sunday morning/lunchtime at the Fourways Farmers market. This beautiful market is set under the trees with plenty of fantastic stalls offering local and home-made produce. Plus there’s breakfast and lunch […]

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Viandas Salamanca: a Proper Spanish deli in The Strand

Living in London is wonderful, there’s always something new to discover. And I can’t tell you how excited I felt when I spotted this place. I visit Spain a lot and love the country, its people and the food. And now there’s a little touch of authentic Spain in, guess where, Covent Garden! Hooray. Viandas Salamanca sells foodie […]

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Olivar market in Palma – it’s magical

I do love food markets…and boy did I have a treat in store in Palma. The Olivar covered market is in a class of its own! So many stunning ingredients, so inspiring and a real taste treat, too. First stop, the oyster bar for a glass of cava and some oysters to get the day […]