Marcus and Agata are not known for their extravagance or for that matter Indulgence, but once in a while ... and last Saturday September 28th was one such time.
Hillers is a local farm shop located less than 3km from our English home. The idea of a local farm shop is that you buy items sourced, grown, manufactured locally. The items may be similar to those on your normal shop (example eggs) or perhaps some special food (example specially flavoured chocolate) that you'd struggle to obtain in any supermarket.
And for that privilege normally pay not just a few percent more for any product, but sometimes over 300 percent more (3 times the price).
Here is a concrete example. Hillers mince pies are 3.95 GBP for 6, whereas Tesco mince pies sit at around the 1.60 GBP mark. Hillers pies are certainly tastier, by anybodies reckoning that I ever spoke to, but you can see the price difference.
The Taster Day
Twice per year Hillers errects a large marquee and its suppliers get the chance to try and entice us to add one of their products to our weekly shopping list.
For your eyes then are some of the delightful sights that we salivated over ...