Eggs-cellent Easter Offerings at the English Market, Cork
With Easter weekend fast approaching, the traders at the English Market have been busy preparing and curating a selection of local food offerings and treats for Easter weekend celebrations.
Below are a selection of traders offering a variety of options to suit all tastes and budgets.
The Chocolate Shop
Chocolate indulgence, for many, is the highlight of Easter Sunday! The Chocolate shop has a wide range of Easter-themed treats, including its hero chocolate-filled shell. The annual chocolate shell can be filled with a selection of beautiful milk and dark handmade chocolates - from caramels, toffees, truffles, pralines and more - all chosen by you!
The Chocolate Shop also stocks a full range of smaller Easter delights, including a beautiful Belgian milk chocolate duck with orange beak, as well as rich milk chocolate hedgehogs and bears from Michel Cluizel Chocolatier, in addition to a selection of chocolate Easter eggs filled with either 12 or 20 beautiful milk chocolates that are handmade by Chocolatier Benoit Lorge in Kenmare, Co. Kerry.
These Easter eggs are all they’re cracked up to be!
Visit chocolate.ie to order online for click and collect or home delivery nationwide.
K O’Connell Fish Mongers
As always, K O’Connell’s will be offering a wide range of versatile fish for the Easter weekend. From prawns and salmon, to place and hake, monkfish, cod and so much more, the world is your oyster at K O’Connell’s when searching for your Good Friday fish!
Visit www.koconnellfish.com for more information and for home delivery, ring the English Market shop on 021 4276380 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org (limited areas in Cork, min order €30.)
The Roughty Foodie
For true foodies, The Roughty Foodie boasts a wide range of treats and delicacies, all of which are Irish produced. From Cork-owned Ó’Conaill chocolate to both Kerry’s Benoit Lorge Chocolatier & Skelligs chocolates, there are lots to choose from - but if you can’t choose, order a custom hamper with all of your favourites! Just in time for an Easter bloom, the Roughty Foodie is selling beautiful Margarita double flowering tulips from West Cork - they are chemical-free and would make a stunning centrepiece for Easter Sunday Dinner. The Roughty Foodie has also just been nominated as a finalist for ‘Best Cork Retail Business’ in the CBA awards 2022.
Visit theroughtyfoodie.com to order hampers online or visit the English Market stall.
For over 40 years, O’Mahony’s has provided some of the best local meat from The English Market, and this coming Easter weekend is no different, with a wide selection of Spring Lamb, free-range pork and more for your Easter Sunday feast! O’Mahony’s is now a part of the Irish Pig Society Pork Co-Operative, which creates a steady supply of high welfare pork that is sourced ethically and sustainably. All of the pigs are reared to the standard of the 5 Freedoms of animal welfare; fed a balanced diet and reared in a traditional and free-range environment, ensuring the best quality is available for customers this Easter.
Visit www.omahonysbutchers.com/ to order online for click and collect.
On The Pigs Back
Doing what they do best, On the Pig’s Back has a treat-filled Easter hamper available from €55. The hamper is filled with a tasty selection of Artisan biscuits, chocolates and confectionery, including mini eggs from Nic & Ali to hot chocolate dips from David Chocolatier. All other usual offerings are also available.
Visit www.onthepigsback.ie to view the full range of options available for delivery nationwide.
Hedermans has a wide range of premium smoked fish available this Easter weekend. In addition to the core range of smoked fish Hederman also has a range of handmade smoked fish pates, salads and fishcakes - a good lunch option for Good Friday!
Visit www.frankhederman.com to order online for click and collect.
- Coughlan Butchers
A fifth-generation family butchers, Coughlan meats have been serving the people of Cork at Easter weekend for over half a century. This Easter weekend, Alan and the team are offering various cuts of lamb for Easter Sunday feasts, as well as much-loved, locally sourced favourites of beef, pork and poultry.
Visit coughlanmeats.com to order online for click and collect or order by phone 021 427 2068.
As always, the English Market is the home of quality Irish food, and this is just a small selection of stalls in the market with many more there to cater for all of your Easter needs under one roof. From succulent Spring lamb and a variety of meats to fresh fish and seafood, cakes, treats, chocolates and more, all of the traders at the English Market are here to help create a memorable & celebratory meal this Easter Weekend.
The English Market is open 8am-6pm, Monday to Saturday (closed on Sundays & Bank Holidays). For more information and to keep up to date with the latest news, visit The English Market social media pages on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or visit www.corkcity.ie/en/english-market/