This weekend Winchmore Hill has a real treat in store for everyone! The Sidings will be open for business on Saturday and then again with our usual fabulous Farmers Market on Sunday.
Saturday 8th July we will be open from 10am until 7pm and onsite we will have a great range of hot foods that will put hunger at bay throughout the day. We will also have a great range of chilled alcoholic and soft drinks available as well as a good selection of hot beverages. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of The Green take a stroll along to The Sidings where you can pop in and make the most of our great seating area. Also onsite will be a number of great cooking demonstrations by Masterchef runner up and winning contestants. These will be taking place throughout the day and have been arranged via The N21 Festival so please check your programmes for times.
Sunday 9th July we are open at our usual time of 9am until 2pm. We will have our great range of traders available so that you can purchase all your essentials for dinner next week. Davina makes a welcomed return with her fantastic selection of Indian cuisine and Just The Gem is also back with her tasty collection of biscuits which are great for all to enjoy. The Sidings will continue to serve up a selection of chilled drinks perfect to be enjoyed in this lovely sunny weather along with the great musical talents from Graeme Airth!
We look forward to seeing you at some point over the weekend!
SATURDAY 8TH JULY
The Sidings N21
Enjoy a generous sized salmon steak seasoned and served with some soft buttered new potatoes and a selection of fresh crisp salad. Partner this with a glass of bubbly prosecco and you have a perfect lunch in the sunshine. The Sidings will also be serving up a selection of larger, wine, sangria and a summery Seabreeze cocktail.
OJ’S Jerk Chicken
Spice up your weekend with a tasty selection of chicken thigh and leg pieces marinated in a homemade jerk sauce….with a little kick. However if you require something a little hotter you can spice it up some more by adding extra pepper. The chicken will be served along with fluffy white rice and peas, a crunchy homemade coleslaw featuring cabbage, carrot, mayo and secret ingredients to make it better then any you have tried before!
Also available will be a yummy vegetarian option. Try their vegetable curry with chunks of sweet potatoes, pumpkins, broccoli and plantain.
Come and grab a hog roast for your lunch this weekend at The Sidings. Their pork is infused with herbs and cooked slowly for hours so that they can serve you up deliciously moist, fragrant meat, with crackling in a ciabatta with rocket and apple sauce. If you haven’t already tried one, you don’t know what you’re missing!
La Fromagerie are onsite both days over the weekend but on Saturday they have a real treat in store for you. They will be cooking up some delicious authentic Paella with a variety of flavour options. Choose from Seafood, Chicken or vegetable and if you fancy something a little sweet afterwards, feast upon their super tasty banana and Nutella crepes! Savoury options will also be available.
Maria’s Tea Cakes
Maria is with us every Sunday but this weekend she will also be putting in an appearance on Saturday too! Maria will be selling her super tasty brownie selection so come along and take your pick from peanut butter, plain, marshmellow, honeycomb, almond and cranberry!
You will also be able to pick up a great selection of soft drinks from Marias stall on Saturday too, including squash, water and cans of fizzy drink.
Grab a cheeky drink from Crafty Canz this Saturday. They are usually at our farmers market on Sundays selling their great selection of Craft Beers, however, Saturday they will be stocking some award winning cider and a fresh American pale ale on draft for you to enjoy.
Cali is a 5.6% ABV American pale ale from Tiny Rebel Brewing Company in Newport, South Wales. With notes of grapefruit and mandarin followed by sweet tropical fruit and plenty of resinous pine, this fresh and juicy pale ale has a good bitterness throughout.
Old Harry Rocks is a special vintage, award winning dry cider with good tannin, fresh tasting, smooth mouthfeel and matured to perfection. This cider was crafted specially from a party of sun drenched cider apples, a crew of wild yeast and a wing of master cider makers that celebrate Dorset`s Jurassic coast. Never has a cider with more maturity and character been exposed to the public taste buds.
Some of the awards won include:
Champion British Organic Cider: Old Harry Rocks vintage Dry 2015 at Bath and West World Cider championships
2nd prize Powerstock cider festival 2013
2nd prize Powerstock cider festival 2015
1st prize Powerstock cider festival 2014
1st prize Farmhouse Dry Cider 2014 at the Melplash Show
Taste of the West; 2012 – Silver award
1st prize Powerstock Cider Festival 2012
If its a hot one on Saturday come and enjoy one of Cheryl and Steve’s refreshing smoothies. With a selection of flavours to choose from it’ll be hard to decide which one to have to quench your thirst. They also have a great range of freshly made milkshakes in flavours ranging from mint aero to skittles, they’re sweet, chilled and delicious! Along with coffee, tea and hot chocolate. The Bike Boutique have a great selection of beverages that will leave you spoilt for choice!
Traders expected for Saturday 8th July include:-
The Sidings N21, Neriman, La Fromagerie, It’s a Wrap, OJ’s Jerk Chicken, Maria’s Teacakes, Crafty Canz, Bike Boutique. We will also have cooking demonstrations and the university onsite.
SUNDAY 9TH JULY
Davina’s Spice Kitchen
We welcome Davina back to The Sidings this Sunday with her delicious sell out Indian cuisine. Ready and waiting for you will be some tasty Chicken Masala Wraps; tender pieces of chicken in her Spice Kitchen special slow cooked masala sauce, served in a soft flour wrap with iceberg lettuce, red onions and a yogurt and mint sauce. If you fancy spicing things up why not add extra chilli sauce to give you a real spice hit.
Add to your main dish some moreish vegetable samosas, chicken and vegetable mini rolls or lamb and potato rolls, all served with complimentary dips.
So spice up your Sunday with a visit to Davina’s Spice Kitchen.
Just The Gem
Gemma is a relatively new trader to The Sidings and she brings with her a variety of crunchy biscuits that can be enjoyed by all. Her usual selection consists of her signature vanilla biscuits that can also be custom made with logos, or writing of your choice, cookies, gingerbread men, macaroons, meringue kisses and shortbread. Vegan options are also available.
If you do wish to custom order biscuits from Gemma, speak to her this Sunday and find out what she could bake up for you, gift wrapped and personalised.
The Sidings N21
The Sidings will continue to serve up some cooled beers, wines and prosecco on Sunday so you can kick back and chill out in our great seating area with your family and friends. We also have a great new addition for the kids to enjoy, let them be the driver of their own steam engine on ‘The Sidings N21’!
So this weekend make the most of The Sidings and pay us a visit for what looks to be a great weekend!
Traders expected for Sunday 9th July:-
Just The Gem
Elixirs of Life
Just the Gem
Chez Francis and Sylvie La Fromagerie
Marsh Farm Produce Ltd
I am Dumplin
The Sidings N21
Marias Tea Cakes
Please note that the above list is only a guide. Traders may be subject to change at short notice. Love The Sidings? You can support your local market by spreading the word. If you know anyone that lives local and would enjoy the market too, let them know. You can use the sharing icons below to reach your friends on social media and email.