We arrived about 20 minutes after they had opened and already a few people were coming out with full bags.
Inside the church hall we were surprised to find only 4 stalls set up. We were expecting more producers to be there after reading some of the reports on the local news.
We did, however, manage to find some tasty goodies to spend our pocket money on...
... a huge cucumber for £1, a home made cheese and bacon pie (still warm from the oven) for P's supper plus these little delights...
We sampled the honey first. It has a rich, creamy texture and has a delicate sweetness.
Why would you want to purchase a farmer when you have got Lord Peregrine? As for rape honey, I have absolutely nothing to say your honour!ReplyDelete
Sorry YP. That label was not an invitation.Delete
Farmhouse Banana Nut Bread sounds better than Farmhouse Banana Nut Cake.ReplyDelete
Oh yes, much less fattening 😉Delete
Not bad for so few stalls - it all looks delicious.ReplyDelete
Small market but good quality food.Delete
Absolutely fab. Who wants tomatoes and aubergines when you get that creamy honey and pies hot from the oven. Good choicesReplyDelete
Ha! Not the healthy options 😁 Just tried that cake. Oh. My. Goodness. It is not going to last the weekend.Delete
I've never heard of banana nuts.ReplyDelete
If you take a look at urbandictionary.com you should find a very "interesting" description. Not for the easily offended though.Delete
Honey is so important for healing in many ways. I have never been that fond of rape honey but I am sure it varies in flavour and I may have been unlucky. I stock local honeys in my pantry for health reasons.ReplyDelete
We only buy local honey but this was the first time we had seen the oilseed rape variety. We were able to taste some before buying. It was like a soft, creamy fudge.Delete
We are also lucky that there is no varroa virus here so the island's bees are virus free.
And you were supporting local farmers. A win-win on all sides I should think!ReplyDelete
Every little helps!Delete
Did you just add the cucumber to make you feel a bit healthier 🤣ReplyDelete
There isn’t a photograph of the pie ? Had P eaten it ?
If all looks delicious and far nicer than anything from the supermarket ! XXXX
I love cucumber and the one I bought looked so good I couldn't resist. It was definitely better than the supermarket ones.Delete
The pie was in the 'fridge!
Interesting fact for you: bees will fly about 3 miles from the hive to harvest nectar and pollen. They like rape flowers so much they will extend that to 4 mile just to get at a rape crop. (Mr B used to keep bees in our backyard in UK.)ReplyDelete
Well, the honey tastes so good I don't blame them. Worth the extra mile!Delete
Both look delicious...ReplyDelete
Oh I think that's the banana bread you've given race reviews, right?ReplyDelete