In coastal Athens the weekly Glyfada market is a kaleidoscope of colour, heady aromas, textures and tastes. It‘s all about shopping Greek and shopping local. With the locals!
Clear the coffee table! Love Italy by Guy Grossi, is a grand cookbook where the Melbourne chef explores his heritage and meets artisans who produce the best ingredients, from Piedmont to Sicily. Did I mention it weighs at least 4kg?
It’s market day in the Greek coastal town of Xylokastron, where locals come to taste, gossip and shop.
Floriditas is a cool cafe and restaurant in the heart of Wellington, New Zealand. It’s streets ahead of competitors with simple, fresh food and consistent service.
The Feilding Farmers Market in small town New Zealand has been voted the best, and even attracted British royals Charles and Camilla, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall.
Vietnamese cooking is super crunchy fresh and eating on the streets in Hanoi is a must. The Cho Hom Market, open seven days a week and bursting with fresh produce, is the place to go.
Robert’s Restaurant executive chef George Francisco grows his own veges, taking the concept of sustainable produce to a whole new level for this Hunter Valley icon.
Today I’m tasting Ramsgate Organic Foodies Market which is pure yum, from the new Belgian waffles to the smoked trout dip, cheeses, gluten-free banana cakes and good coffee. Not fattening. Much.
The Botanist bar and restaurant in Sydney’s harborside Kirribilli pays homage to an old world travelling botanist, who eventually ran a small bookshop in the building. It’s friendly urban cool. With lots of plants.
Produce markets are yummy places for children to learn about Mother Earth’s bounty, and Aix-en-Provence markets are particularly berry delicious.