To market, to market

Chocolate brownie from West Hampstead Farmer's Market

At the weekend there’s nothing I like better than exploring London’s many markets. Let’s be honest – after 4 days de-germing in my flat I’m just happy to be outside enjoying the fresh air of my favourite season and today was surprisingly sunny.

Our day began with a detour en route to the tube station; our local area, West Hampstead, has a new weekly farmers’ market and as we missed last Saturday’s premiere event (it was all wine’s fault) it would’ve been rude not to pop in today. I picked up the most delicious chocolate brownie, which I enjoyed while squirrel-watching in Bethnal Green, our planned destination for the day, just before we realised the vintage fair we’d trekked there for is actually on tomorrow. Oops.

It made sense to stay in East London so we paid a long-overdue visit to Spitalfields (where I managed to cross another item off my investment piece shopping list, more on that another day) before heading over London Bridge to a very crowded Borough Market where we stocked up on pepperbites, garlic-stuffed olives and some spices (including a little gift for my Mum, who’s just got into baking bread). Not the day we’d planned but still productive and lots of fun! What are you up to this weekend?

Pepperbites (spicy sausages) from Borough MarketGarlic-stuffed green olives from Borough MarketMixed spices from Borough Market

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  • Anna

    Oh mee gosh this all looks amazing, I could eat ALL of those olives right now! xx

    South Molton St Style

  • Rachel

    This looks amazing! I miss London markets, but there are actually some pretty awesome ones here in LA!

  • Andrea

    Ooooooo!!!! Thank you Becky. Look forward to using the bread spices :) Big hugs from mamma bear xxxx Glad you are feeling better xxx

  • Andrea

    Sounds like a fun weekend!! And the brownie looks crazy delicious!
    xo Andrea
    Wonderful and Marvelous

  • Jane

    Sounds like you had a very successful day! I’m very envious of London’s many markets.

  • Geri Looker

    There is a weekend farmers market near me, so next weekend I also plan to visit it. Nothing like fresh produce on the dinner table.
    This weekend I attended a local expo with my Arbonne colleague and then on to dinner with friends.
    Today, in the garden, housework and shortly off to an arts festival!

  • Ria

    Do love a good London market, that brownie looks beyond lush! xoxo