The Market Diaries [La Cigale French Market]

Today I bring you one of my favourite markets in Auckland, the La Cigale French Market in Parnell.
I feel its been forever since I wrote one of these, but with winter already here It’s harder to find markets or to find the inner strength to crawl out of bed and go to one.


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The Market diaries [Ponsonby Market]

In a previous post, I wrote that Auckland is full of weekend Markets and I wrote about one in particular, which is the Britomart market, so I thought I would be a good idea to do a Markets series, so today I will talk about the Ponsonby produce market, located in the corner of ponsonby & richmond rd.


In comparison to the Britomart market that I talked about here  this market is indoors and it looks more Stylish or Posh that the other. You can find fish and meat stalls, fresh fruit and veggies, and a great stall with cheeses and wine. Most of the stalls claim to have organic products and most of them also have street food, so you can always take a plate and sit by the sun after doing some groceries. I remember going for lunch with some friends to the argentinian barbeque across the market and the cheese shop opened a 150 year old MASSIVE Parmesan cheese and gave us to try. If I could bottle up a scent and spray it…everywhere…it would be that cheese.


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