Saturday 9 August
BRETT AND BAILEY CAKE FEST AT FOOD MARKET….
CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road. Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm.
Now on two sites – the normal Antenna car park site and also in the Haynes Lane market courtyard.
“Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, pastries, cheese, dairy and munch munch more.”
West Norwood Food bank collection: every week at the market. Their shopping list – which changes every so often. – can be found at
In the Haynes Lane Courtyard (we’ve expanded)
Handmade bread, savouries etc from Chas & Momo: In the courtyard, next the the Grain Grocer. Baguettes, sourdough, rye, croissant, brioche, all sorts of baked treats. Want something in particular? Just ask them – Chas makes everything himself in their bakery in Thornton Heath.
Store cupboard refills from The Grain Grocer: Wade & Tara are off jumping over a broomstick, but never fear though, the shop will be open this weekend, staffed by others in their collective.
Bread Bread: Organic loaves available from the Grain Grocer.
In the Antenna car park (where we’ve always been)
Veg News: Wild Country Organics… loads and loads of amazing tomatoes – all shapes and colours. Also the first cut of romanseco broccoli – if you don’t know what this is, try to find the fractal swirls on the stall! Brambletye… especially good this week are their new season apples & blackberries, as well as their orchard eggs, always. New in season from Brockmans… sweetcorn, apples (discovery) first of the year from Kent, watermelon (limited number), globe artichokes. Plus special offers on cherry toms, mini cucumbers and courgettes.
Kids book swap: Run by local lad Joseph. All donations & proceeds to Upper Norwood Library.
Beer from Late Knights: Booze. Local. For sale. Slurp!
Meat of the week: Organic sirloin – £22kg. Raised by Patrick & Leo Brockman on Brockmans Farm in Kent – the same people who sell veg at the market. All of the feed for the cattle is GM free and is produced on their own farm.
Fish: Smoked… naturally smoked haddock £16.95kg, oak roasted kiln smoked salmon £2.50/100g, cold smoked sliced salmon £3.50/100g, Manx kippers £1.50 each, whole smoked mackerel £5 each, smoked mackerel fillets £1.75 per fillet. Fresh… organic salmon fillet £4 steaks, sushi quality tuna loin £3.20/100g, swordfish steaks £2.60/100g, whole lemon sole £14kg, whole sea bass medium £16kg, whole sea bream £13kg, whole plaice £7kg, rainbow trout cleaned £3.50 each, hake fillet £17kg, monkfish goujons £2.50/100g, squid £1.95/100g, sardine fillets £1.45/100g, large monkfish tail £26kg, whole fresh mackerel £8.80kg, skate (ray) wing £14.40kg. Shellfish… Cornish rock oysters £1.25 each or 6 for £7, Cornish mussels £6kg, large tiger prawns £2.25 each or 5 for a tenner, small tiger prawns £2.20/100g, west coast scallops £3.65/100g, dressed crabs £6 each, cooked crevettes £2/100g, cooked whole lobsters £9lb, smoked sprats £1.60/100g.
Raw, vegan & superfoody from Love Bites: Ever wondered about raw food? Are you vegan or want to know more? Come down and talk to Samuel & Lai-si & see what delicious sweets & savouries they have made this week.
Patchwork Farm: Plums, herbs, salads, courgettes and more, all grown within a mile or two of the market. Got a glut? Bring it in to sell, donate or swap.
Sri Lankan curry from Margosa: Kalum’s cooking up either goat or chicken curry served with daal and basmati rice and coconut sambol for a spicy kick. Vegetarian daal and rice as veggie option.
Gluten free from Mel’s Owl Kitchen: chunky apple muffins, brownies, chocolate chunk muffins, vegan courgette loaf, mini raspberry frangipane tarts, individual cheese & onion quiche, courgette & lemon cake… and more…
Handmade pasta from Pastificio Mansi: Watch Manu make gluten free ravioli with sun dried tomatoes, capers & oregano, gluten free half moon with goat’s cheese & red onion, and egg pasta with ricotta & beetroot, green tortelloni with ricotta & parsley 🙂
Potions & preserves from Bickertons: This week Andrew promises two limited edition fruit vinegars just for us in Crystal Palace. There’s 8 bottles of blueberry & 14 of the black cherry.
Cake fest from Brett & Bailey: News from Joe & Matt “Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and nectarines – it’s another summer fruits special on this Saturday’s Brett & Bailey stall. We have strawberry and clotted cream cheesecake with toasted oats and vanilla bean; beautifully shiny melba slices with white flesh nectarines, raspberries, almonds and lemon; and the welcome return of our indulgent blueberry, lemon and white chocolate blondies. We’ll also be bringing along a light and luscious lemon and poppyseed Victoria sponge; moreish peanut and milk chocolate cookies; our pistachio and honey cake (think the taste of Italian pistachio gelato in cake form); and regular favourites including brownies made with pecans and fine dark chocolate, chocolate Guinness cake, double carrot cake and our ever-popular sticky buns ;)”
Handmade Palace: Art work, crafts, gifts and cards all by talented local makers for sale.
Kids – 11-12pm in Westow Park – Bugs Club: Charlotte & Vinnie will be running the kiddies nature club weekly until end of August, then monthly.
Free farm trip: Put 25 August in your calendar for a free farm trip (including free transport) to Hadleigh Farm in Essex. This is conjunction with the Salvation Army & all ages are welcome.
Do you have any old tshirts lying about? Rockmount School are making upcycled carrier bags out of old tshirts and they will be sold at the market in the coming weeks. This project is part of the schools Green Day, and also has the added benefit of reducing plastic bag use. Please drop off tshirty donations to the Patchwork Farm stall.
West Norwood Food bank collection: every week at the market.
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Kids Book Swap Run by Joseph. Raising money for our library.
Pete’s Pics Local historical images
Handmade Palace Locally made arts & crafts
Buskers Paradise Live music in the market
AND WEDDING BELLS…..
Congratulations to Grain Grocers Wade & Tara, who are getting married this weekend. All of us at the market wish you both all the very best for the future. xxx