1,000 YEAR OLD FOOD MARKET! British Food Tour of Borough Market in LONDON

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15:03   |   Feb 06, 2019


1,000 YEAR OLD FOOD MARKET! British Food Tour of Borough Market in LONDON
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  • Typical rainy, windy day here in London.
  • Is it weird I love weather like this?
  • Anyway, my first full day here and I thought I start off with some street food
  • at one of the oldest markets in the world
  • Let's go
  • I'm here at the Borough Market which is some shape or form has been around for over a 1,000 years
  • I know this place is a little tourist-y but I also feel like is one of those places where you gotta visit
  • when you're in London and
  • right now i'm starving, it's got food, let's go eat.
  • there are a ton of food stalls here
  • the first thing i want since i'm in London
  • let's get a meat pie!
  • there's steak pie, bacon pie, chicken pie, ve-vegan pie
  • we'll stay away from that
  • pipin' hot gravy over mash potatoes
  • and this pie
  • my first meat pie in the UK
  • this thing apparently has everything in here
  • beef, bacon and pork
  • wonderful flaky crust
  • man, i'm in
  • oh this pie is ridiculously crusty
  • oh my gosh
  • that is a lot of filling
  • a lot of meat inside that pie crust
  • okay
  • this is gonna get really messy
  • because i'm tryna do this with one hand
  • but let's try this out
  • i totally just ruined the crust but let me just take a big o' bite here
  • ah
  • that first bite
  • that is exactly what i needed on a day like this
  • crust, crunchy and flaky
  • this pie
  • is just so
  • immensely meaty
  • mash potato is wonderfully creamy
  • maybe i shouldn't have started with this
  • because this is a really substantial meal
  • this is such a rustic dish
  • meat and potatoes and pie crust
  • but if you want a hearty, meaty, make you feel good
  • kind of dish especially on a cold, rainy day
  • don't have to look further than this
  • i don't typically do this but i got the vegan version as well
  • because this is the one that they won a bunch of awards for
  • and i got it without the gravy so i can really taste the crust
  • it's carrots, tomatoes, onions and all sorts of other veggies
  • and it's cooked in a red wine sauce
  • i think what make this so good
  • and it's a big part of it
  • is the buttery crust
  • and without the gravy dripping all over it
  • you can really tell how flaky and crispy and buttery the crust is
  • i don't know if you guys can hear the crunch but
  • you can put most things inside this crust and it would taste good
  • the filling
  • very tomato-y
  • very robust flavours
  • i think in terms of just pure flavours
  • this is better than the meat pie
  • can't believe i'm saying that right now
  • and it has lots to do with the gravy and sauce these veggies are cooked in
  • just so thick and flavourful and fragrant
  • that wrapped in a crispy pie crust
  • i can see why this is a winner
  • still wish there's some meat in here though
  • oh my god
  • check it out
  • roast hog
  • and
  • whoa
  • that is a whole roast hog
  • i can smell the spices cooking on this thing from here
  • this looks amazing
  • what i love about the market is there so much free samples too
  • you get to try the food and they're cooking up sausages here
  • wow, thank you
  • thank you
  • that be great
  • it's so charred on the outside, mm
  • this is the pork wrap and
  • wow, there's a lot of spices in this
  • i see a bunch of cumin coriander
  • and the pork is just ridiculously juicy and tender
  • i can tell just by squeezing on my hands!
  • and as you saw they put a lot of pork in this wrap
  • let's get a big o' bite
  • i adore this
  • wow
  • oh man
  • this is perfect in every single way
  • where you been all my life?
  • pork
  • extremely, extremely tender
  • and so so juicy
  • i mean usually when you see whole roast pig
  • what your biggest fear is that it's dry
  • not this
  • i mean this pork is moist as this country's weather
  • and what's so incredibly genius of them is that
  • they wrap some grains around the meat which not only prevented it from making the wrap all soggy
  • it provides that needed crunch
  • that sweet veggie relief from all the fat from the pork
  • my mouth is just filled
  • with juice from the pork
  • also there's some sort of apple sauce in here as well
  • that gives a little sweet, slightly tingy flavour
  • this thing is seemingly like a
  • like a
  • simple pork wrap but there's so much going on
  • and that's all on top on the deliciously roasted juicy pork
  • oh my gosh
  • oh
  • uh
  • speaking of uh
  • wet and moist
  • uh let's get out of here
  • ooh jeez
  • i'm not scared of the rain
  • i was just really tryna save this sandwich
  • next thing i got. scorched egg
  • this thing got cold really quickly
  • made with chorizo sausages on the outside
  • little salt and pepper
  • nice colouring in the egg. it's just
  • a little dry
  • it's actually pretty good
  • spicy, egg yolk's creamy
  • i think it would be much better if it was pipin' hot
  • love this spicy chorizo
  • love the crunch on the outside
  • also don't sleep on the baker's market
  • and this place suppose to have amazing donuts
  • ahh this is going to be awesome
  • uh homemade jam
  • and then the caramel please
  • i don't think i've been this excited about a donut for a long time
  • honey comb on this one
  • this is a jam
  • this is the caramel
  • and this is the combo
  • i'm starting with the combo
  • just from holding this in my hand, i know this is going to be a really airy doughnut
  • it feels so light
  • the cream inside tastes absolutely gorgeous
  • this one
  • can taste the different types of spices
  • the cream is soo cool
  • and not overly milky
  • and not overwhelming at all
  • it's almost like it's almost refreshing
  • the doughnut
  • you can see how airy this is
  • and i didn't even know there still was something inside this
  • the whole thing feels so incredibly light
  • and that goes to show how light the cream is
  • it's like angels made this and they floated down from heaven
  • there's rum raisin inside this as well
  • this is filled with homemade jam and this one feels like it has a little weight to it
  • none of that angelic cream inside of this doughnut
  • sweet and tangy and fresh raspberry jam
  • but i gotta say
  • definitely not as good as the cream
  • the caramel
  • these are probably the only doughnuts in the world that
  • the more you eat,
  • the lighter you become
  • the caramel cream inside
  • i just want someone to IV me up and pump this thing directly into my blood stream
  • that's my favourite
  • so obviously guys, if you're over here, this is the donut shop that you do not want to miss
  • get it?
  • do-not, donut
  • i'm sorry, it's all the sugar
  • this store is serving duck confit
  • this is my duck sandwich and it's just overflowing
  • never had a duck sandwich before but look how massive this thing is
  • there's a lot of bones in here!
  • the flavour is really good
  • but it's a bit on the dry side
  • let me try to bite from the middle
  • it's better
  • i like the chunni
  • again the overall flavour is on point
  • maybe if i got it in the beginning of the day would have been better
  • but right now, a lil dry
  • kind of disappointing
  • i had really really high hopes for this
  • i mean it looked really really good and i was really hoping for a greasy fatty bite of duck and
  • it just didn't happen here
  • i'm smelling something super cheesy
  • and look what i found
  • is that not the most beautiful bubbles you have ever seen
  • gotta eat this quick
  • this is far more cheese than the little club place that i went to in Paris
  • cheese with the rind over potatoes, salt and pepper, some pickles
  • that is creamy
  • potatoes seems to have a slightly grilled flavour
  • i just want to be hugged by that cheese
  • perfectly paired with the pickles
  • that just gets your mouth ready for another cheesy bite
  • quality of this cheese too
  • really fragrant, incredibly milky
  • perfect amount of saltiness
  • with these potatoes
  • this is actually a great balance plate of food
  • just when you think it's getting a little too cheesy,
  • even though it's not possible
  • the pickles brings you right back
  • there's some bites where the cheese a little toasty
  • god, i love burnt cheese
  • there are also a lot of stalls here obviously for the famous salsa beef sandwich
  • but i already got a place somewhere to go to for that so
  • im not going to have it here
  • i've been here about 2 hours now
  • and i feel like i've been pretty much eating non-stop
  • but how come i still feel so hungry
  • feel like i haven't been eating anything
  • i mean normally this is a good problem to have
  • but i spent a lot on food already
  • also
  • i love this market
  • there's ton of food stalls like fresh produce
  • and get that compared to other markets
  • it's pretty pricey but the food
  • most of what i had
  • extremely delicious
  • especially that pork sandwich and that doughnut
  • and i love the whole food vibe here
  • it seems like everybody's coming here for the sole purpose of eating
  • and everyone i met from the people eating here to the vendors are super super nice
  • it's almost like having a big meal with extended family
  • and that's the thing with food
  • it just makes you feel better, happier, is a great uniter of people
  • and guys, i'll list all the food stalls i went to in my description box below
  • thank you all so much for watching
  • until we eat again, see ya later
  • hi. it's 3.30 in the morning
  • and extremely jet lagged
  • and also
  • i-i can't help but feel like today is just incomplete
  • because i need that soft beef sandwich and
  • i know exactly where to go for it.
  • yeah, even at 3.30 in the morning
  • and here it is, beigel shop
  • over a 100 years old
  • open 24 hours a day
  • serving hot salt beef
  • this country definitely doesn't skimp on the meat in any of their sandwiches
  • here it is, beigel on a mountain of salted beef in the middle
  • couple pieces of pickles, some mustard
  • this is better than i thought
  • ridiculously juicy pastrami
  • not overly salty at all, perfectly seasoned
  • the pickles a little sweet and the crunchy texture really stand out
  • when you're biting into this tender, juicy piece of beef
  • this is the perfect combination of sweet, savoury and a little bite from the mustard
  • usually,
  • when i have a pastrami sandwich in the states, it's a little
  • too salty for me.
  • the beef like i said, chewy, tender and juicy.
  • also there bits of fats mixed inside there as well to give that nice satisfying greasy bite
  • you gotta get pickles and mustard.
  • it's like the beautiful decoration on top of already majestic christmas tree.
  • right now i'm really really thankful for one thing
  • i got a second one.
  • i like how this beef is a mix of lean and fatty meat
  • and the fatty part? that's where the magic happens
  • hence, the essence of the sandwich
  • now i get to relive this beefy dream all over again
  • this is my beefy lullaby right here
  • see ya later

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I arrived in London on a rainy day and since I love rain so much. I went to the Borough Market for my British food adventure and also to enjoy my favorite weather. At the Borough Market, they served some delicious vegan and beef pies, amazing juicy pork wraps, super light creamy donuts, cheesy raclette with potatoes and many more! But after eating at the market, around 3 AM in the morning I was still hungry, so I went to get some salted beef sandwiches at the Beigel Shop, and that was the best decision I ever made.

✧ Borough Market
✧ Pieminister (Pie & Mash)
✧ Roast Hog (Pork wraps)
✧ Bread Ahead (Donuts)
✧ Duck Confit - Le Marche du Quartier
✧ Kappacasein Dairy (Raclette)
✧ Beigel Shop London

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