Cape Town: Neighbourgoods Market

Ok, so I have a slight obsession for the Neighbourgoods Market which happens every Saturday morning at the Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town. I always make sure if I’m heading to Cape Town, that I’m there on a Saturday morning as I need this fix badly!

The smell of Origin coffee, the fresh baked cakes and biscuits, the aromas wafting up from skillet, pan and grill as the stallholders tempt you with fillet rolls, foccacia, (drenched in balsamic, rocket, parma ham, artichokes, capers and parmesan), pesto, stir fries, Jack Black beer, bagels, oysters, bloody mary’s, wraps, greek delicacies, salads – oh my word it’s enough to drive any foodie delirious and I curse every time I’m there that I don’t live in Cape Town.

I would LOVE to stock up fresh every Saturday and then lazily feast my way through the week…

I know we have some good markets cropping up in Durban, but this one has set the bar so high, that it’s a must-do for every trip down to Cape Town.

I brought back a 500g punnet of greek pesto from Pesto Princess (this stuff has seriously changed my life) and some delicious vacuum packed pancetta and beef from the Charcuterie stall. I won’t be dining out this week, I will be holed up at home nibbling…

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  • Reply
    robyn ashe
    17th February 2010 at 7:54 PM

    your photos are fabulous!

  • Reply
    17th February 2010 at 3:15 PM

    agree with you 100%, wish some of our durban markets would combine for one bumper stylish market every Sat, in the vein of the neighbourgoods market…..

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