ON THE MAR­KET: Con­ti­nen­tal treats re­turn to town

Tastes of France and Italy the star of pop­u­lar event

Harefield Gazette - - FRONT PAGE -

UXBRIDGE High Street will be the set­ting for the sights and sounds of an au­then­tic con­ti­nen­tal mar­ket for three days.

Mar­ket traders re­turn from across the chan­nel to pitch their stalls for the first time since be­fore Christ­mas from to­mor­row (Thurs­day) un­til Satur­day.

Or­gan­ised by in­ter­na­tional mar­ket event oper­a­tors Savoir Fayre, this ever-pop­u­lar con­ti­nen­tal food, fash­ion and ob­jets d’arts mar­ket ar­rives back in Uxbridge on the first leg of its 2016 tour of the home coun­ties, the Mid­lands and the south coast.

The con­ti­nen­tal sights, sounds and aro­mas will pro­vide a happy dis­trac­tion for shop­pers, the High Street be­ing lined with mar­ket stalls heav­ing with au­then­tic, top qual­ity con­ti­nen­tal treats.

There will be French and Ital­ian del­i­catessens, breads, cheeses, mus­tards, savoury crepes and an ar­ray of cured meats in­clud­ing saucis­sons, chorizo and hams and a hot, juicy hog roast for any­one need­ing a tasty snack.

For the sweet-toothed and those in need of a pick-me-up there will be a se­lec­tion of Si­cil­ian bis­cuits, pas­tries and nougat and a range of gourmet cof­fees and co­coa.

As well as ed­i­ble good­ies there will also be items in­clud­ing glass, china and pot­tery, crys­tals and min­er­als, hand carved gifts, hand­bags and purses.

This will be the first of sev­eral vis­its in 2016 as the con­ti­nen­tal mar­ket has proved to be a pop­u­lar at­trac­tion for the town.

n SWEET SIGHT: Tasty treats at the con­ti­nen­tal mar­ket

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