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Haute Alps Food Market

A visit to the Alps always involves a trip round the local market. In the High Alps market day is a social event and not to be missed.  Join me as I take in the sights and sounds of Veynes market day.

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Food Markets in Munich
Munich was a short trip but packed with wonderful foodie experiences. I had heard of the Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market) that runs every year from end of November until December 24 but not of the Victualienmarkt (Victuals Market).
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All About Tapas

Tapas are small savoury snacks that accompany drinks.  Tapa is the word for a ‘saucer.’  Saucers were reportedly used to cover drink glasses to keep out flies. Gradually, so the story goes, the saucer began to carry little morsels of food and so the beginnings of the wide variety of tapas grew.                          

 
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Food Markets in Madrid
I must tell you about the food markets in Madrid. I went to three.  One was a tourist hot spot that was in all the ‘Visit Madrid’ books. It was an old iron-framed market place that had been upgraded and re-styled.  It was called Mercado de San Miguel.
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Food and Life in Madrid

Visiting Madrid opened my eyes to a different way of eating through the day.

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