Saturday 25th March
Veg, fruit, meat, fish, smokery, eggs, cheese, gluten free, wine, beer, olive oil, olives, pasta, vegan, butter, raw milk, bread, store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flour, rice, nuts, oil etc), eco cleaning refills, salads, cakes, pastries, preserves, lunch, coffee & food bank collection.
Guest stalls this week
Guest lunch – Get Wurst – The best big beasty brats this side of Berlin. Paul & Lindsay say “Our sausages are imported from the Münsterland region of Germany and are served with beer fried onions, sauerkraut and pickles. Served in a brioche roll or in a tray with our homemade curry wurst sauce. We also do a Vegan Wurst, after years of perfection by our sausage man in Germany, he has nailed it and we are pleased to offer a vegan option that is super tasty!
Smoked Produce – London Smoke and Cure Ross says “We’re really excited to be back after our little spring break, and we’ve got some real treats with us to celebrate. Prime among these are a range of super fresh smoked fish pates. Using nothing but natural ingredients, they’re absolutely crammed full of flavour and perfect for a little lunch or starter. Limited stocks.
Got some beautiful little dairy offers too including those wonderful smoked Pie d’Angloys and for those real foodies out their – smoked butter returns! Of course we’ll be bringing a glut of our popular smoked and cured meats. This week – smoked chicken and duck, traditional bacon and our Rib-cured Jacobs Ladder, all from the smokehouse in the triangle. And remember, all of our products are cured traditionally which means we do it properly, slowly and using only the best natural ingredients.”
Making their debut this week are 6 jars of preserved lemons to add a bit of sunshine and tang to your cooking and salads. There will be much Piccalilli (both types), fruity, spicy Persimmon chutney, strawberry balsamic jam… and much more. Wait – there IS something blue! I’ll be bringing some gift sets of three small preserves packaged in a carry box with a gift tag and blue ribbon for a last minute Mother’s Day gift. Come and say hi!”
Gluten free – Eat Me Baking Gluten-free, wheat-free, coeliac, paleo, sugar-free and bespoke baking for people with food allergies and intolerances. Ann is making “Bread – four different toppings in Panibois baskets; Straws and pastries; Flatbreads; Buttermilk biscuits; Lemon bread. Tart in Panibois ring; Quiche. Sweets – Victoria sponge – various fillings and toppings – fresh cream, vanilla cream, blueberry, strawberry. Red velvet cake with buttercream icing; Chocolate cake; Lemon cake; Chocolate and olive oil cake; Chocolate espresso cake; Pina upside down cake; Green & Blacks Chocolate cake; Cheesecakes – various types; Pecan pie bars; Pumpkin chocolate bars; Biscuits – various flavours; Mother’s Day special cakes and treats.”
Beer – The Craft Beer Cab Company Nick (& his black cab) say “We’re back @CPFoodMarket tomorrow serving some tasty #CraftBeer cans. Come grab some takeaway tins for your #daylightsavings celebrations.”
Olive oil & more – By Apulia Giovanni will be back with olive oils – extra virgin and flavoured, organic pastas and homemade sauces. Deals available – ask at the stall.
Cheese – Brindisa Beautiful Spanish cheeses, some raw and some matured in a Balham cellar. Rupert says “This week, we’re having two vegetarian cheeses made with thistle rennet, the Cañarejal and the Retorta, we’ll also have the soft sheeps’ milk Pastura with Truffles and the mature sheeps’ milk Villarejo Manchego. Our blue will be the sycamore leaf wrapped Valdeon from Picos de Europa and our goats cheese the fresh and citrusy Luna Negra.”
Potato chits – Patchwork Farm stall Thanks to Tim from Spa Hill Allotments.
Local Stall – The Little Escape Offering the perfect Mothers’ Day present – holistic therapy gift vouchers. Come and meet some of their talented practitioners: – Marion (Medical Herbalist, massage), Natasja (Medical Herbalist, massage, aromatherapy), Kristin (sports massage, myofacial release), Lisabetta (Shiatsu, energy healing) and Mayami (Indian head massage, reflexology). They can advise on treatments available and prices. Subscribe to their newsletter here. Find The Little Escape tucked behind Blackbird Bakery.
Weekly stalls – courtyard site
Wine – Wine Scouts Natural wines, championing established and emerging producers who work on tiny estates across Europe producing organic, biodynamic and low-intervention wines. Pedro says “I’ll open a lively, classy Sauvignon Blanc that my mother would adore [awww!], Petit Bourgeois from the Loire Valley: remarkably aromatic with pleasant flower and fruit fragrances recalling the flower of the vine and the fruit of the Sauvignon. Citrus, apple and gooseberry aromas with hints of passion fruit. Yum!”
Storecupboard refills – The Store Cupboard Sarah says, “Following the success of Anna’s Carob recipes last week, we will be selling our own Homemade Organic Energy Balls every Saturday starting this week with Carob & Date and Apricot & Cashew.
Lunch – Return to Shashamane Emilia is making us “Salads & sauces – chickpea salad with wakame seaweed; kidney beans with cardamom seeds and fresh tarragon; butter beans toasted with seeds and herbs; Mexican cabbage salad with herbs, chillies and onion; polenta chips with rosemary; coriander chimmichurri sauce; brown rice salad with linseed , basil,pomegranates and rocket. Hot – butter beans puree; spicy sauce with cayenne pepper; lentil tikka masala stew.”
Bread & patisserie – Claude’s Boulangerie and Patisserie Bread & pastries, made in SE London. See Trisha on the stall.
Weekly stalls – Antenna Cafe site
Lunch – Comfort & Joy Hot tasty wraps, salads and those famous (enormous) scotch eggs.
Lunch – Meru Galettes Sweet & savoury galettes and crepes. NEW SPECIAL – Grilled aubergines, slow roasted tomatoes, goats cheese, toasted seeds, herbs and chilli sauce.
Cakes – Brett & Bailey Joe says “Say it with cake this Mother’s Day. On this week’s cake parade we’ll have a range of cakes that every mother will love, including a red velvet cake with glitterball maraschino cherries; Speckled Egg Cake layered with golden caramel; double carrot cake; pistachio gateau with creamy organic honey frosting, crushed pistachios and flecks of bee pollen; Ambassador’s cheesecake with hazelnut praline; and we’ll also have Rhubarbra Streisand looking pretty in pink.
Also on the menu: indulgent dark chocolate brownies with pecans and white chocolate chunks; triple chocolate cookies; squares of blueberry and cardamom sponge topped with walnut streusel; peanut butter bars; and our first batch of raspberry bakewells of the year.
Plus! Cardamom knots; semlor (the season’s over soon, so don’t wait); and plenty of sticky buns. We’ll also have jars of lemon curd, award-winning marmalade, and our last couple of jars of our scrumptious apricot and vanilla jam. Missing the market this week? Remember that the Brett & Bailey online shop is always open. See you soon!”
Meat – Gill Wing Farm Andrew butchers much of the meat himself – find him on the stall most weeks. He says “this week I’ll have beef, rib eyes, minute steak, steak, burgers, triple minced beef, lamb sausages, chops, chorizo balls, chickens (whole, breast, thighs, drums) wild garlic sausages and more.”
Raw milk, butter & other dairy – Hook & Son Organically produced in Kent, unprocessed in any
Fish – Veasey’s Please check out our recipe of the month it’s a good one! Simple but very tasty. Cornish Hake with a lemon & rosemary crumb served with crushed new potatoes.” To order call 01342 822906 or email [email protected]
Locally made art & crafts – Handmade Palace They’re back!
Cafe – our friends at Antenna Cafe
Crystal Palace Transition Town Choir Meets every Wednesday at the Paxton Centre. All voices welcome.
The Foodbank – collection point at the market every week. They currently need washing up liquid, clothes washing powder, tinned carrots, UHT custard and tinned meat (not pork). Latest drop off (Tuesday 14 March) 36 kilos. Total donated so far 1266.7kg.
News From Crystal Palace – we love this local news page from our friend, journalist Jerry Green.
Save Central Hill Community – support our neighbours & find out more about the proposed demolition of the estate, and how it would everyone in the area.
Our neighbours – Antenna Studios Music, dance, performances, practice, recording & more. Also loads of great classes and the best coffee in the Palace.
We are proud to be part of Crystal Palace Transition Town. Wondering who we are, what we do, or how you could get involved? Our blog section is a great place to start or this talk given by Joe Duggan, one of the co-chairs.