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Hmmmmmm

Hmmmmm

Another lovely market to explore. Very excited I was when I received the invitation from Five Star PR to come and celebrate 6 months of trading. Time DOES fly when you’re having fun. And I had so much fun the last 6 months that I didn’t even have time to visit this awesome market, until last Saturday. While celebrating 6 months of trading, it was also the introduction of The Lock Stock Design market, the cities hottest creative designs.

Lovely food stores galore, a great venue, catching up with friends and an event well organized. We all received little gift vouchers to explore what was offered by the different vendors. I love the fact that the media pack was all made of natural / recycled materials. Well done Five Star PR. We LOVE green, responsible and sustainable events!

Within no time I eye balled the Belgium waffles with whipped cream and fresh strawberries. Well, I didn’t just eye ball them, I ate one as well, I WHOLE one, don’t be mistaken. Sorry, no pictures, I was busy eating…

Next we moved on to a Rooibos tea, wine and food pairing session presented by the lovely ladies of Creation Wines & Carmien Tea. I’d never ever thought of pairing tea, wine and food but it was quite incredible. Zipping wine then tasting a litte food and topped off with some delish Rooibos with spices, rose pettles and vanilla flavours.

Tea Wine food pairing

Tea Wine Food Pairing

Creation Wine I’d just visited last week in the Hemel & Aarde valley, stunning place, great wines and for lunch I must still go back. Carmien Tea, based in Citrusdal is brainstorming with the idea to organize a day on the farm where visitors can come and mix their own tea flavours. I think it will be a great hit and I will def. look out for this and gather a few friends to come along and make it into a weekend-getaway.

Last but not least I enjoyed a glass of Bubbly and some Oysters. We sat outside on the pavement and enjoyed the sun while catching up on all things in life. What a lovely Saturday afternoon.

The Palms market is held each 2nd week of the month BUT from November it will be each week. Well, I think we can’t have enough of those lovely markets and I will surely be back for more.

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The Palms, 145 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, www.palms.co.za

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