Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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Strawberries, Spring Produce and Live Music at the Market May 14

Saturday, May 14, 2011

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

May is peak season for strawberries and spring vegetables at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.  Stop by the market tent to purchase gift certificates for graduation presents.  Tim Seaman will bring his instrumental stylings to the market from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Sauteed Freshwater Prawns with Peppers and Basil Pesto

Chef Tim Westby-Gibson of Café Provençal demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on October 30, 2010.

Ingredients:

1 tbl olive oil

12 prawns, peeled and deveined

½ cup mixed thinly sliced peppers

2 oz white wine

2 tbl basil pesto (recipe follows)

Salt and pepper to taste

Heat olive oil in large pan over medium high heat until oil just begins to smoke. Add prawns, season lightly with salt and pepper, and allow to cook for 30 seconds. Add peppers and stir, continuing to cook until prawns are almost done and peppers begin to wilt, about 2 minutes. Add wine and basil pesto, stirring to evenly coat all the prawns, continue to cook until liquid has evaporated and prawns are just cooked through, about 1 minute.

Basil Pesto

Ingredients:

2 cups tightly packed fresh basil leaves

½ cup grated parmesan cheese

¼ cup toasted pinenuts

2 cloves garlic, crushed

¾ cup extra virgin olive oil

Pinch of salt

Combine all ingredients in food processor and process until almost smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary. Refrigerate or freeze immediately.

 
 

September 18, 2010 Market Calendar

Saturday, September 18

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

It’s time for apples, apple cider, pumpkins and other fall produce.  Also find locally grown or produced cut flowers, seafood, soaps, honey, meats and more. Berret's Seafood Restaurant's Chef David McClure will be cooking at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  Tim Seaman will play from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Stop by the Master Naturalists’ exhibit.  The theme will be migration.

 
 
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