Shop Local @ Moor Market
For those bored of the weekly slog to Tesco, why not explore your other options for stocking up your store cupboards? The Moor Market has it all under one roof, from delicatessens selling cheeses, charcuterie and world spices, to fruit and veg traders, local bakers and butchers sourcing the very best quality meat, poultry and fish. Here’s your chance to do your bit by keeping the food miles down and supporting your independents. You may just save a few pennies too! Here’s our pick of traders we think you ought to get to know:
A trip to the Moor Market wouldn’t be complete without popping by this stall to try their signature Portuguese tart – you won’t find anything else like it in Sheffield! They also sell exquisite homemade patisserie, fresh cream cakes and make celebration cakes to order too. Try one of their 12 flavours of traditional Chinese bubble tea to wash it all down with.
The Nut Bar
Stocking everything from peanuts to cashews, wasabi or yoghurt coated nuts plus dried fruit including goji berries and dried cranberries, they’ve got all corners of the globe covered here. The father/son team are on hand to offer advice plus they will do their best to source anything they might not have.
A family run business selling a wide variety of Greek foods, popular for their feta cheeses marinated with chilli and garlic oil and their vast range of stuffed and pitted olives. Hossein and his family almost always insist on trying before buying too!
Stuart’s Fruit and Veg
Buy only what you need and avoid waste by stopping by Stuart’s for all your fruit, vegetables, salad and herbs. Fresh in daily and paid for by weight, you’ll noticeably save money by ditching the pre-packed supermarket stuff, and opting for this savvy way of shopping.
Making use of every inch of their space in the Moor Market, Beer Central stock their stand floor to ceiling with bottles and cans of craft beer, real ale and cider. Championing local breweries as well as a range from around the world, Beer Central constantly rotate their stock to represent what’s on offer seasonally.
The pork specialists! The queue around the corner every lunchtime speaks volumes for the quality of pork pies on offer from Waterall’s. They’ve even been known to put together an alternative wedding cake made entirely of their speciality pies. Also on offer are their eight different varieties of sausage as well as quality cooked meats, bacon, pork joints and other more unusual products like tripe.
A foodie’s Aladdin’s Cave, S&J’s offer everything from speciality cheeses to preserves, baking items, tea, coffee and a wealth of fairly traded products. Carefully selected by knowledgeable staff, they’re in the best position to help you with anything you need, be it help with a recipe, event or simply just the search to find something new and exciting.