Friday lunch at St Peter Port’s Fresh Friday Market in Market Square

October 4th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Sonia Taylor, President of the Fresh Friday initiative, said the Fresh Friday Market, which takes place in Market Square, St Peter Port every Friday morning and early afternoon, will run throughout the winter months.

Tan Blondin serving stir fried curry with crispy belly pork and home grown beans at the Fresh Friday Market in Market Square, St Peter Port (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

More people are becoming aware of the market as a good destination for a mid-morning snack or for lunch, she said.

Hannah Wakefield buys her lunch at Tan's stall at the Fresh Friday Market (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The Fresh Friday Market is gaining popularity with St Peter Port office workers and Town visitors who savour the delicious food on offer.

Tan Blondin serves rice while Ann Wichuda Sihamat waits to serve rice to another customer (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Tan Blondin‘s ‘A Tan Stall‘ receives a constant stream of customers during lunch hour as Tan stall’s reputation for tasty food grows.

Ann Wichuda Sihamat and Suwanna Smith serve Thai food at the Fresh Friday Market (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Many customers are intrigued to learn more about Thai food and try something different.

The menu offering at A Tan Stall at the Fresh Friday Market in Market Square, St Peter Port (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Office workers pop out to pick-up cupcakes or fresh bread, and some customers are buying their vegetables and preserves to take home for the weekend.

The Fresh Friday Market has a fine selection of cupcakes, which appeal to office workers wanting a snack. These cupcakes were on display at Handmade by Sue (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

The quality of food is outstanding as evidenced by the line of people waiting to be served.

L’Escalier served hot beef stew and dumplings, Irish stew, and beanjar, which is perfect fare for a cool autumnal day.

Dean Hodkinson with a ladle of L'Escalier stew (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

L’Escalier provided a selection of pies including beef and potato, chicken and mushroom, and pork pie; as well as chocolate brownies and Gache Melee.

Freshly prepared food on offer at L'Escalier at the Fresh Friday Market in Market Square, St Peter Port (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

Dean Hodkinson served scrumptious slices of pizza.

Dean Hodinson of L'Escalier serves a delicious slice of pizza at the Fresh Friday Market (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

L’Escalier’s Fresh Friday Market menu on 28 September 2012.

L'Escalier's menu at the Fresh Friday Market in Market Square, St Peter Port on 28 September 2012 (click image to expand - ©RLLord)

 

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