This weekend, spice up your Christmas menu by checking out some of the mouth-watering luxuries and inspiring cooking demonstrations at Creake Abbey Christmas Farmers Market.
The event, held just outside Burnham Market, gives visitors the chance to stock up on classic traditional meats, sauces, pies and delicacies on sale from over 50 stallholders at markets on December 7 and 21.
Creake Abbey founder, Diana Scott, said: “Christmas at Creake Abbey is always very special. When lit and decorated for Yuletide, the market, courtyard shops and cafe will again provide that unique Christmas atmosphere and excitement instantly bringing childhood memories flooding back with the unmistakable buzz of preparation for such a special family day.
“Our Farmers’ Markets have a very loyal following, and we are delighted to celebrate the festival food season with two special markets and look forward to welcoming all to share the Creake Abbey Christmas experience.”
The magnificent backdrop of Creake Abbey will yet again welcome guests to wander, browse and shop at two very traditional, atmospheric and heart warming events.
Ethnic Fusion Cooking, Laura’s Scrumptious Cakes and the artisan sour dough bread specialists, Bread Source, will offer delicious and tongue-tingling delights for family, friends and colleagues.
Ian Wright’s pork, The English Spirit Company, Sandringham Fruit Farm, Papworth Butchers and Amber Chocolates will stock the Christmas larder and Martin’s Farm, Scrubby Oak Fine Foods will advise and inspire, with Great Walsingham Barns ready to offer their wide selection of pies, puds and tarts.
Must see’s are Mr Kew’s savoury pies, Rhubarb & Custard for sweet creations and desserts while The Old Fashioned Pudding Company’s Christmas puddings will melt in mouths all over Norfolk. Orchard Farm Plants will bring narcissi and bulbs for seasonal arrangements and Jelly Cottage produce the most stunning wreaths to make Christmas complete.
All visitors to the Farmers’ Market are welcome to explore the Abbey ruins throughout the day.
Go to www.creakeabbey.co.uk for the full list of seasonal producers attending the markets and further information.