This week at the market

 

Saturday 20th July 

Organic veg, fruit, fish, eggs, raw milk, butter, vegan, smokery, natural wine, bread, gluten free, pastries, olives, vegan cheese, store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, rice, nuts, oils), eco cleaning refills, eco house supplies, beauty, salads, wraps, lunch, cbd oil, coffee.

Our fledgling Wednesday mini market is open every week, 2-7pm.  Click here for the updates each week.


Lunch

Zongo: Ghanaian street food

Lunch – Zongo Ghanaian street food made by Helen and Anthony.

Vegan lunch – Return to Shashamane Made by Emilia. This week she is making “Kidney beans salad will be with avocado, plus a leaf salad with horseradish dressing, no lentil stew, otherwise the usual.”

Lunch & deli – Comfort & Joy Hot tasty wraps, salads and those famous scotch eggs plus takeaways – curries, lasagne and more.  Great picnic food to take away.

 

Visiting stalls

Gemini: Vegan, single origin chocolate

Chocolate – Gemini Chocolate Vegan, single origin bean chocolate, made by Sam and his brother.

Flowers – ClaraFlora Grown by Clare.

Olive oils and olives – Mar de Olivos Mar says “I am bringing a wider menu of healthy olives and other delicacies as this is my last market until September : Come an enjoy some gazpacho while shopping or take some home! buy delicious Spanish olives to enjoy under the sun, chupadedos, (aka finger licking olives), brava olives, black empeltre olives and manzanilla olives (that I always marinate myself early in the morning on the day before the market) spicy, mojo-picon sauce from Canary island, mild flavour with piquillo pepper and sundried tomatoes or stuffed with anchovies and marinated with fresh thyme, lemon zest and extra virgin olive oil.

In addition to these I am bringing artichokes, sundried tomatoes and a special olive salad.  Spanish extra virgin olive oil conventional, organic or byodinamic, made from different varieties (mild, medium and robust taste). They are full of antioxidants and vitamins and go really well with other products from the market such as vegetables, fish, meat or why not drizzle it on any salad or use for dipping? Don’t forget about the chocolate with extra virgin olive oil in bars, with different flavours. I’ll also have those famous Marcona almonds roasted with a little bit of salt, which are a must have for your tapas! 
 
I would like to invite you to come and try the raw, unfiltered and unpasteurised avocado blossom honey that’s produced in Malaga, my hometown. It’s dark amber, robust and creamy honey with a gorgeous rich flavour like molasses…you’ll love it on toast with a nice and mild extra virgin olive oil! .Remember that you can bring your own container for the almonds or olives, if not we are happy to serve them in our deli cup made from veggies (our personal contribution to reduce the use of plastic). As an special gift for this Saturday I will give away ten 100ml bottle of extra virgin olive oil for the first 10 customers who spend £10 or more on products from us. If you have any special order (olives or big container of extra virgin olive oil) don’t forget to contact me and I’ll bring with me to the market. See you on Saturday. Mar”

NEW STALL Preserves – Le Hamper French hampers from Juliette.

Hot sauces – Chilli Brothers  Made by Roger & Nathalie.

Vegan cheesePalace Culture Fermented cashew nut soft and hard cheeses – all vegan. Mirko says “Truffle camemberts limited quantities. Also our paprika goaty and truffle black ash. All back in stock – smoked semi-hard cashew and a young roquefort cashew.”


Cakes

B&B: Strawberry fizz cake

CakesBrett and Bailey   Joe says “School’s out but cakes are IN – we’re bringing along Strawberry Fizz, chocolate Guinness, pistachio and honey, gluten-free lemon and rosemary drizzle, and a baked cheesecake bursting with summer berries.

We’re also bringing some fat squares of summer berry crumble (as it looks like we might be in for some custard weather… yes, in July…), a choice of dulce de leche or cherry amaretto bomboloni, as well as all the usuals including raspberry bakewells, salted caramel cookies, our ultimate gooey brownies, peanut butter bars, sticky buns and cardamom knots.

Need a whole cake next Saturday? Make sure you order online by Wednesday night to avoid disappointment. See you soon!”

Pastries – Levain Bakery Pastries, Portuguese custard tarts, doughnuts.

PastriesBread Bread Croissant, pain au chocolat, pain au raisan, almond croissant and much more.
 

 

Groceries

store cupboardStorecupboard refills – The Store Cupboard  You can pay by card or cash. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.  We are also open on Wednesdays from 2-7pm.

Cheese & charcuterie – Capo Caccia   Antonio says “This Sat we have a new entry: sheep blue cheese with bronte’s pistachio! Unpasteurized cow’s milk FRESA and Peretta absolutely gorgeous cheeses. On the meat side: our popular Nonna juicy salami and sweet tender tenderloin filetto.”

Fresh pasta  Pasta di Grazia  Full range of handmade Italian pastas and sauces.

Smokery – London Smoke & Cure Made by Ross & his team in their custom-made smokery in Streatham.

Bread – Levain Bakery  All breads are sourdoughs and are made using their own sourdough starter, a labour of love which they have kept going since they first started the bakery.  Find Kuba on the bread stall in the courtyard.

Bakery & pastries –  Bread Bread   Top notch wood-fired sourdough bread and pastries, made in Brixton. 


Wine

Wine Scouts: Pedro

Natural wines – Wine Scouts   Organic and biodynamic wines from around the globe.  Samples always offered by Pedro who is a font of wine knowledge. This week Pedro says “We’ll open a refreshing white wine from Kamptal in Austria. Martin & Anna Arndorfer Vorgeschmack White is a blend of 80% Gruner Veltliner and 20% Riesling, fermented respectively in steel vats and in large oak casks. Enticing savory notes of apple, citrus fruit and chervil, yeast and white pepper. These are given direction and drive on the spritzy, lively palate by brisk, crisp and fresh acidity. This is Martin’s introduction to Kamptal wines: fresh, mineral and gently aromatic, and incredibly easy drinking. Unfiltered, biodynamic, no added sulphites. Yum!”

 

Produce this week

Brockmans: Hannes

Vegetables, fruit & herbs – Brambletye Fruit FarmBrockmans & Wild Country Organics  All organic or biodynamic.  Check out this blog about Brambletye.

 

Fish – Veasey’s  Full slab from their own boats and others.  To order, email [email protected] or phone on 01342 822906.  Check out this blog about Veasey’s.

Butter & other dairy – Hook & Son RAW MILK BACK ON STALL Organic dairy from farmer Steve’s closed herd on the Pevensey Levels.

Local growing project Patchwork Farm  Reopening soon.  Are you a grower or have a fruit tree in your garden?  Bring your gluts so they don’t get wasted.  Do you like local fruits and veg?  Come and see what’s on offer and pay what you want.  

Eco products, beauty, artists & makers

VISITING Kid’s clothes – Y Kairos  Snezana makes beautiful children’s clothes from upcycled fabrics.

Roots & Cycles: Washing refills

Eco products & refills – Roots & Cycles  Becks says “We are now stocking reusable face wipes, water bottles and body lotion.”

Candles Kairos Moon Colourful aromatherapy candles, also in the Roots and Cycles walkthrough.

Beauty Flore Naturals  Handmade in SE19, natural beauty products.

Original illustrations – Images Delmar   Dylan sells original illustrations and also runs a picture framing service. 

Local art & craft stall – Palace Makers Away this week, back next week.  Part of Transition Town and open to artists, designers, makers and craftspeople who live in the local and surrounding areas. If this sounds like you or someone you know, and you/they might like to be part of this weekly stall, please come along on a Saturday to have a chat or contact us via our Facebook page here.

Collectables market – our neighbour market Haynes Lane Market, a treasure trove of collectables.  Click here for a little peek inside.
 
Cafe – our friends at Antenna Cafe.
 

Other stuff

 
The Foodbank – PLEASE NOW DROP AT SAINSBURY’S Details at https://norwoodbrixton.foodbank.org.uk/  Total donated so far to the market 1598kg.   Don’t forget The Hygiene Bank. All donations of sanitary products, soap, shampoo, nappies and more are welcome.   Queen from The Hygiene Bank says “When people are in difficult situations and it’s between food and hygiene it’s the hygiene they drop.  No one should have to go without washing or sanitary products.”

News From Crystal Palacewe 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.

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