Matron's plot has been under water for at least the last 6 weeks. On my heavy London clay there is absolutely nothing to do out on the allotment. So I thought I would bring you a splash of colour from markets I have visited around the world.
How about these wonderful apples in the old market halls in Quebec, Canada.
An amazing range of fresh fruit and veg grown locally on the Iles of Orleans where it has a warmer climate.
Or how about the stunning English Market in Cork, Ireland.
Many happy memories from a trip there a couple of years ago.
And how can I forget these fresh picked Porcini mushrooms at the fresh market in Rome, Italy
. Just a 5 minute walk from my hotel in the centre of Rome I was completely fixed up for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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| Or the Rialto Market in Venice, Italy. One of my favourites.|| || |
Then there were the locally grown pineapples in the Ponta Delgada market on the Island of Sao Miguel in the Azores
. If you love fresh fruit, these just picked were superb.
And of course the Mercado dos Lavradores in Funchal, Madeira
. My favourite market I think. Wonderful tropical treats all freshly picked.
Where is your favourite market?