Borough Market

Lets take a tiny little break from Hong Kong and travel back again to London.
I love London markets and in particular, Borough Market has always been a reliable favourite (apart from the crowding on Saturdays).  And you can see here why I love it so much!

This is only a brief snapshot. I missed out on capturing many of the more ‘meaty’ fare offered (as my mind was clearly in dessert mode)
Truffles ….
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Truffle oil and honey
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Funghi heaven
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L’artisan du Chocolat- two pounds for a bag of ‘misshapened’ chocolate. Still amazingly delightful and always a go to chocolatier for me considering the price and quality.  If you are lucky, sometimes the bags contain their signature salted caramel pearls!
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Bakery goods
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The chocolate chip cookies here at this stall are my favourite in London- I came here after my week long night shifts pre-Bologna for some good old fashion comfort food. Don’t let the picture deceive you, these cookies are huge, at least 3x the size of a standard chocolate chip cookie.
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Turkish stall
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Cured sausages
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One of the MANY cheese stalls.
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another ONE of the MANY fruit stalls.
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and when my dessert craving finally peaked, I came across a newly opened Thai stall!
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They were selling freshly made to order Kanom Krok (Grilled Coconut Hot cakes)
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I purchased a mix of chives and corn. The texture of these cakes were slightly chewy but light.
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Another occasion, I visited Borough Market to try the critically acclaimed Elliot’s Cafe. They are famous for their burger – however as many people have already blogged about it, I decided to focus a bit on the other dishes on their menu. The menu changes according to the seasonal market produce.
They are also famed for their in-house sourdough. hmmmmm AMAAZING.
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Since my trip to Venice I’ve been obsessed with Squid ink. Hence Squid, black barley and green olive gremolata (essentially like pesto) was a no brainer
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Accompanied with Hedgehog Mushrooms, chestnuts and polenta. Another outstanding dish which left me licking the plate for more!
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We wanted to order a large plate to share too but the two carb heavy plates left us feeling quite full.

Writing this post is actually making me salivate…. hmmmmmm

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