This sunday (today) I was up early and upon my suggestion, my mum, nan and hubby went with me to Royal William Yard here in Plymouth to it's food fayre, held the first sunday of every month. (make a note, locals!)
The place was heaving for a sunday morning and there was great crowds walking about the yard and enjoying the wonderful sea views, ancient naval buildings and excellent array of resturants and coffee shops.
It was great to see these kind of stalls and actually there were a nice number of vegan/vegetarian stalls there since in my opinion, alot of food from this catergory tastes just amazing and you hardly miss the meat!
a good loaf these days is hard to fine and very much enjoyed and appreciated!
These chocolates are made from cows but more so, goats milk which is brilliant as it shows how diverse milk can actually be!
feel free to check out the site of this company as they explain what they do so well and show off their animals with such love! here
The banter between myself and the stall holders was brilliant, they are all so passionate about their wares and so pleased to see you and answer your questions and give you freebies, especially from the ones who know me after years of good custom!
Food markets like these are becoming very popular and always draws a crowd whatever the weather. Its great to see people being able to be in direct contact with the producers and able to source wonderful, wonderful food!
I do recommend you seeing what is in your area and going to check it out! Dont be afraid to ask questions or even a sample! These people are just pleased you are there! If you really like something, find out what you can! People do recognise your face and always reward the loyal! The number of local suppliers who know me often now reduce their fares or slip me an extra treat as a way to thank me for being there. without you, custom wouldnt be there and neither would they!
You end up walking away with a passion for the goodies you bought to enjoy. imagine how pleased you feel when gifting abox of choccies to a loved one and telling them they were made from goats milk and the calvados truffle won this years gold award in the region! I know i felt pretty darn good!