More images from Borough Market, with a bit of commentary for you!
Gotta love their version of a “you are here” map.
Borough Market map
Indoor shot of the permanent part of the market. Saturdays, as you can tell, are pretty busy. And this was at about 3 p.m., so who knows how many there were earlier that day!
Borough Market architecture
Outdoor sections of the market.
Borough Market - outdoors
You can get cheese at more places in Borough Market than just Neal’s Yard Dairy! Mmm gouda.
The variety available at this market is just outstanding. Look at all the sausages!
Kappacasein, a food stall in Borough Market, is the first place where I ever heard of and experienced raclette. This is another place that I had on my “must visit again” list and I wandered the market until I found it.
Wait, what’s raclette? Well I’m glad you asked. It’s a big ‘ole round of cheese, from parts of Switzerland and France. The cheese is melted and scraped (literally, as racler is French for “to scrape”) onto a variety of food such as potatoes, pickled onions and charcuterie.
Look at all the cheese smeared over the pepper grinders! Kappacasein uses an Ogleshield cheese (which coincidentally comes from the Montgomery farm that I talked about in my Neal’s Dairy Yard post).
Cod and tomato chowder
I’m inherently lazy, and soups are just so easy to make that I can’t seem to stop.
This was dinner last night – hearty vegetables and a great flavoured soup made this a healthy and satisfying meal.
This recipe is from Gordon Ramsay’s Healthy Appetite cookbook. All the recipes in there look fantastic; my only criticism of it so far is the way the graphic designer laid out the recipes. Each paragraph starts off with a part of the sentence in bold, large and coloured font, and my eye kept skipping over it as if it was a sub-head. It’s easy to miss important instructions that way, like when to add the tomatoes. Took me three times to read the recipe before I realized my missing tomatoes was written in that fancy coloured text.