The stalls at Cork’s English Market are getting ready for Christmas, with many of them ofering special festiva hampers and gift packs.
The English Market is the perfect location for all shopping and gifting needs, especially for those who wish to support local Irish producers and suppliers. Below are a selection of English Market traders, offering a selection of seasonal products and food hampers.
All hampers are available to order in The English Market. Some traders are offering local and nationwide delivery. English Market Gift Vouchers are also available to purchase and redeem at every stall.
The Roughty Foodie ‘Pure Cork Hamper’ from €75 contains a collection of local Irish produce, including K. O’Connell’s Smoked Salmon, Spiced Beef from The Chicken Inn, a range of Pure Cork cheeses, chutneys, O’Connails chocolates, seasonal figs and chestnuts. The ‘Pure Cork’ hampers start at €75 and can also be made to order, with the option of adding in a bottle of wine, prosecco or champagne from Bubble Brothers Wine Merchants. Order at The Roughty Foodie stall at The English Market or online at www.theroughtyfoodie.com.
The Farmgate ‘Luxury Hamper’ from €100 contains a collection of seasonal favourites including the Farmgate Christmas Pudding, homemade chocolate Tiffin cake, figs, chocolates, homemade cranberry sauce, preserves and more. They also have a variety of Christmas Puddings to buy individually from €36. Order at the Farmgate market stall from mid-November or online at www.farmgatecork.ie.
Tom Durcan Meats ‘Tastes of The English Market’ hamper from €135, contains a variety of festive food and drink favourites including Tom Durcan’s Traditional Spiced Beef and a range of artisan food and drink items from other traders, which are packaged in a Tom Durcan insulated cooler bag and delivered to your door nationwide. Order at the Tom Durcan market stall or on www.tomdurcanmeats.ie.
K. O’Connell’s Fish Merchants, Irish Oak Smoked Salmon from €15 – €40. Available to purchase in the market or order by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cork Rebel Hamper contains four local Cork cheeses, in-house made chicken liver pates, crackers, caramelised red onion marmalade, Gubeen Salami, Rebel Chilli sauce, biscuits and a sweet treat – either chocolates or nougat. Available to order at the On the Pigs Back stall or available online for nationwide delivery onthepigsback.ie. Prices range from €20 – €100.
Hederman Smoked Salmon – choose from traditional cold-smoked salmon, hot-smoked salmon, smoked mackerel and mussels, smoked butter and spices, pâtés or a smoked fillet piece, presented in Hederman’s signature gift wrapping. Customers can also create their own hampers at the Hederman market stall or on their website. Prices start at €7 for smoked mackerel fillet packs and hampers cost between €90 and €150 and are available for delivery anywhere in Ireland and the EU. To find out more, visit www.frankhederman.com.
Bubble Brothers Wine Merchants ‘Green to the Extreme’ wine gift set €45. This set contains three sustainable Sicilian wines from the Purato range, containing a white, red and rosé wine. The wines are organic, vegan-friendly and certified carbon neutral, with all packaging and labelling made from recycled materials. Available to purchase at their English Market stall or online at www.bubblebrothers.ie.
The Chocolate Shop chocolate gifts and gift boxes include an assortment of best selling favourites – mostly milk chocolates with some white and some dark. You can also curate a box of personal favourites. The Luxury Chocolate Gift Boxes start at €20 for 20 chocolates and are available to purchase at The English Market stall or on www.chocolate.ie for delivery nationwide.
Café Marius Christmas Cakes €25 and ‘Ready to Bake’ Mince Pies €14 for 6. Available to order and purchase from Café Marius at The English Market.
My Goodness Foods ‘Vegan Christmas Survival Kit’ from €65. My Goodness is an award-winning ethical health focused business that specialises in vegan, raw, sugar free, gluten free and fermented probiotic products. My Goodness has curated a Vegan Christmas Survival Kit that includes stuffed almond walnut shitake loaf, kraut crackers, mushroom walnut pate, notcho cheese, spiced apple and ginger kombucha and more. Available to order at My Goodness at The English Market or available online for nationwide delivery mygoodnessfood.com starting at €65.