CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET: Simply Tay curries, pear & maple cheesecake, autumn squash – and do you fancy singing in the Crystal Palace Transition Town choir?

CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET:  Simply Tay curries, pear & maple cheesecake, autumn squash – and do you fancy singing in the Crystal Palace Transition Town choir?

Guest stalls this week – Antenna Cafe site

Guest lunch – Simply Tay   Tayabba is making us “Samosas; Chicken & capsicum curry; Lamb kofte curry; Cauliflower & potato curry.  All served with pilau rice & daahl.”

Preserves – Fruition Preserves Wendy says “I will have all four of my ketchups: traditional tomato, spicy tomato, spiced plum and brown sauce. I will also have 8 different flavours of compote; highlights this month are new season English plum & vanilla and plum & cinnamon compotes (lovely with porridge for these colder mornings). I will also have my Granola which also goes really well with all flavours of compote.”

Second hand clothes – from stylish local Rebecca Snook and friend.

Guest stalls this week – Courtyard site

Return to Shashamane: lunch (it’s all vegan!)

World food – Return to Shashamane (all vegan) Emilia is making us “Chickpea salad with  seaweed; kidney beans with cardamom seeds and fresh tarragon; butter beans with dill parsley chives; lentils with cloves , mint and garlic; Mexican street salad with cabbage and chilies; butter beans pate; green beans stew; roasted mix of sweet potatoes and onion squash; spicy sauce with cayenne pepper; quinoa salad with linseed , basil and pomegranate.”

Cheese & charcuterie – Capo Caccia Antonio is bringing us “wild boar salami, pork loin mustela, black pepper pecorino, cow’s milk peretta, pane carasau, young goat cheese.”

L’Atypique Cidre: Cider made in a ‘champagne’ method

Wine – Wine Scouts Pedro says “I’ll open the lovely organic white wine Vale da Capucha, from Lisbon, Portugal: a blend of Arinto, Gouveio and Fernão Pires. The wine has flavours and aromas of ripe fruit with a savoury nutty note on the finish with good levels of acidity adding pace and raciness. Yum!”

Cider – L’Atypique Made using a ‘champagne method’ by James.
 Weekly stalls – Antenna Cafe site

Lunch – Comfort & Joy Deli stall selling salads, pies, wraps (hot or cold), pies from Andrea.

Brett & Bailey: Pear & maple cheesecake

Cakes – Brett & Bailey Joe & Matt’s cake parade goes like this “October arrives tomorrow, so expect the long-awaited return of both our pumpkin pecan pie (one ofAbout Time Magazine’s top ten pumpkin pies in London), and our pear and maple cheesecake. We’ll also have apple and salted caramel cake, double carrot cake, pistachio and chocolate gateau with fresh figs and organic honey, and a moreish chocolate Guinness cake too.

Plus plum crumble cake with walnuts and stem ginger, peanut butter bars, triple chocolate cookies, dark chocolate brownies with pecans and white chocolate chunks, sticky buns, and apple pie bomboloni.  We’ll also have plenty of jars of handmade jam – choose from strawberry and rhubarb, apricot and vanilla, pear and ginger or plum and rose – as well as the final few jars of our Great Taste award-winning marmalade.  Missing the market? Remember that the Brett & Bailey online shop is always open.  See you soon!”

Vegetables, salad, herbs & fruit – Brambletye Fruit Farm, Brockmans & Wild Country Organics.

Brockmans: Kuri squash

Brockmans – Jason says “Red Kuri Squash, Ramiro Peppers and mixed bag Lettuces are all new this week. There are even a few bunches of BD Yellow Carrots.  Also – 3 Varieties of Cauliflower; Gala and Red Pippin Apples; Rainbow Carrots; Runner Beans; Mixed Salad; Cherry and Salad Tomatoes; 4 Types of Kale; Celery; Onions; Leeks; 3 Types of Beetroot; 3 Types of Potato; Grapefruit, Oranges and Peaches.”

Local growing project – Patchwork Farm (a Crystal Palace Transition Town project), selling locally grown food from our community gardens & gluts.  Get involved and bring in your gluts – or come and man the stall for an hour or so on a Saturday (email Christine if you’re interested in either).

Get your copy of 21 stories from Transition book – where the market & Patchwork Farm are featured.

Meat – Gill Wing Farm Meat produced sustainably in East Sussex and Kent.

Raw milk, butter & other dairy – Hook & Son Organically produced in Kent.

Veaseys: Dan’s family’s boat NN733 ‘Le Belhara’

Fish – Veasey’s Dan says “We share our catch, we’re not shellfish!  Speaking of shellfish now is a great time to get some for yourself, our Oysters, Mussels and Clams are in great condition at the moment! We have Clams from Poole Harbour in Dorset, Huge Rock Oysters from Colchester and our lovely Mussels and Rock Oysters from Rock, in Cornwall. Nick will have a good selection available tomorrow along with some particularly nice Hake Fillet too!”  Orders can be taken over email, by phone 01342 822906, via dm on twitter @fishmongersFR or even by Royal Mail.  Veasey’s will do everything to accommodate your seafood needs.

Locally made art & crafts – Handmade Palace

Cafe – our friends at Antenna Cafe.

Weekly stalls – Courtyard site

Storecupboard refills – The Grain Grocer New guvnor Sarah has lots of news this week.  She says  “We can now take card payments at the stall. Ask for an email receipt if you would like one.

We will be serving hot teas every Saturday from now on  – herbal, Fairtrade Nam Lanh [black], Green Sencha, Rooibos & Gipsy Hill Herbs blends.  A chance to have a tasty cuppa and try out our wide selection of herbal teas.

We now stock Zaytoun Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  The world’s first Fairtrade olive oil, sold to support Palestinian farmers under occupation. Read more about Zaytoun here.  Also back in stock Buckwheat flour & Peanut butter [Palm Oil FREE] & Maple syrup.

We are starting an exciting collaboration with Emilia from Return to Shashamane who sells her amazingly delicious vegan takeaway food next door to us.  On alternateSaturday’s, starting this weekend, we will be publishing one of Emilia’s recipeswhich you can try at her stall and cook at home using ingredients from the Food Market stallholders.

Your chance to win a £20 Grain Grocer voucher!  We don’t have a new name yet and would like your help to find one, so bring your suggestions along to the stall tomorrow or send us a tweet at @gipsyhillherbs and the winning name will get a £20 voucher to spend with us.”

Claude’s Boulangerie & Patisserie: NEW BREAD STALL

Bread & patisserie –  Claude’s Boulangerie and Patisserie  A small bakery in Woolwich with three bakers – two French & one Italian.  They’re bringing a wide range of bread, plus also pastries & sweet treats.

Collectables market –  our neighbour market Haynes Lane Market, a treasure trove of collectables.

The Foodbank – collection point at the market every week. Latest drop off (Tuesday 6 September) 30 kilos.  Total donated so far 1050 kilos.

New Crystal Palace Transition Town Choir – Katie Rose says “It’s long been a dream of mine to run a choir with Crystal Palace Transition Town friends and it’s now coming true at Crystal Palace’s beautiful new arts centre The Paxton Centre – yay! Come and join the chorus from Nov 2nd – we’ll be warbling and wassailing into midwinter – all voices welcome!”

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  

(The above is copied from an email; which mentions various links – for full links please go to the market website – Thanks)


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