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International Shopping Guide in Cardiff

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Being a student at Glamorgan you’re spoilt for choice – hilly countryside, great coastline, city entertainment and plenty of sporting activities. And of course, food! As well as all the traditional Welsh fare on offer, international food  is also a popular choice – and we’re showing you where to find it.

We’ve put together a list – a ‘Shopping Guide’, if you like, to some international shops in Cardiff – hope you enjoy shopping for ingredients from abroad so you can create imaginative dishes!
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The Best Ingredients in Portsmouth!

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Here’s a breakdown of all the places we visited in Portsmouth. Hopefully this will help you get out there and find some cool stuff!

Supermarkets

Tesco
Crasswell Street,
City Centre

Bus No.: 3 & 15

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 24hrs. Sat 10pm Close. Sun 10-4.

Lidl

Goldsmith Avenue
Bus No.: 3

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 8:00 to 21:00

Asda

The Bridge Shopping Centre
Fratton Road

Bus No. 3

Mon-Fri 08:30 – 10pm

Butchers

W A White & Son
288 Arundel Street

Bus No. 21

Mon-Fri 08:30 – 5pm

Mr. Butch

39 Charlotte Street

Bus No.: 6 & 16

Opening Times: Tues – Sat 08:30 – 5pm

Fish

Billingsgate Fish Market

Trafalgar Way

Bus No.: 18

Opening Times: Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm

International

Akrams Oriental Supermarket

65 Palmerston Road

Bus No.: 23, 6, 40, 3

Opening Times: 9am – 5pm Mon-Fri

Sun Hung Chang

267 Commercial Road

Bus No.: 3, 15

Opening Times: 9am – 4:30 Tues – Sat

International Students and Egham: Lets Explore

Monday, September 13th, 2010

SUPERMARKETS

Budgens Is an excellent independent supermarket chain stocking a wide selection of essential, everyday items.  Just a 10 minute walk from campus or hop on one of the campus busses down to Egham.  Its also worth checking out the shelves for lots of international ingredients

Budgens Supermarket

1-5 Station Road North
Egham
TW20 9LD

Tel: 01784 439 100

Open 24 hours

INTERNATIONAL

Egham Oriental Store has a good range of authentic international ingreidients from around the world.  Rosanna the owner is a fantastic local character and has promised to offer tips and advice with any recipes!  The store stocks lots of products from Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Indian and even some Russian stuff!!

Egham Oriental Store
43 High Street
Egham

Tel: 01784 479 352

Open from 9:00 am to 5.30am

BUTCHERS

Ansells stocks a wide selection of meat reared in the local Surrey area.  Neil assures me that all the guys behind the counter are good cooks and know their meat inside out, sodont be afraid to seek his help!  This butchers shop is used to dealing with overseas students so don’t be afraid!

Ansells Butchers

42, Bond street,
Englefield Green,
Egham.

Tue – Fri 8:30 – 5:30

Sat 8:30-3:00

To reach Engelfield Green take the numbers 3 or the 441 busses from Egham.

FRUIT AND VEG

Chertsey farm shop has a huge selection of locally produced fruit and vegetables from. It also has an extensive range of international goods such as shitake mushrooms, fresh ginger and chili.

Chertsey Farm Shop

The Farm Shop Lyne Limited, Hardwick Lane, Lyne (Nr. Chertsey), Surrey, KT16 0AA

Directions on how to find the farm shop are at: http://www.thefarmshopuk.com/findus.php

Know Your Stuff About Food In Egham?

Monday, September 13th, 2010

SUPERMARKETS

Budgens Is an excellent independent supermarket chain stocking a wide selection of essential, everyday items.  Just a 10 minute walk from campus or hop on one of the campus busses down to Egham

Budgens Supermarket

1-5 Station Road North
Egham
TW20 9LD

Tel: 01784 439 100

Open 24 hours

INTERNATIONAL

Egham Oriental Store has a good range of authentic international ingreidients from around the world.  Rosanna the owner is a fantastic local character and has promised to offer tips and advice with any recipes!

Egham Oriental Store
43 High Street
Egham

Tel: 01784 479 352

Open from 9:00 am to 5.30am

BUTCHERS

Ansells stocks a wide selection of meat reared in the local Surrey area.  Neil assures me that all the guys behind the counter are good cooks and know their meat inside out, sodont be afraid to seek his help!

Ansells Butchers
42 Bond street,
Englefield Green,
Egham.

Tue – Fri 8:30 – 5:30

Sat 8:30-3:00

To reach Engelfield Green take the numbers 3 or the 441 busses from Egham.


FRUIT AND VEG

Chertsey farm shop has a huge selection of locally produced fruit and vegetables. It also has an extensive range of international goods such as shitake mushrooms, fresh ginger and chili.

Chertsey Farm Shop

The Farm Shop Lyne Limited, Hardwick Lane, Lyne (Nr. Chertsey), Surrey, KT16 0AA

Directions on how to find the farm shop are at: http://www.thefarmshopuk.com/findus.php

How To Find Food In St. Andrews!

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Tesco Metro
138-140 MARKET STREET
St. Andrews
FIFE,
KY16 9PD

Open 7.30am-23:59 Mon-Sat
10:00-22:00 Sunday

Medium sized supermarket situated in the centre of St. Andrews.  Good range of local products and Scottish foods, also good international aisles with some Indian, Chinese and Polish ingredients.

The Orchard
201 South Street
St. Andrews
Fife

Tel: 01334 472530

Open 9-5pm Monday to Sat.

A wonderful little greengrocers located in the centre of St. Andrews stocking a good selection of locally produced and imported fruits and vegetables.  Much of what’s on offer is relatively familiar but if you have any question or queries just ask!

Minick of St.Andrews

183 south street
St. Andrews,
Fife

Tel: 01334 472147

Open Monday to Saturday. 9-5pm

Fantastic butchers shop selling everything from fresh scottish Beef, Lamb, Chicken and             Pork to Scotch pies, Haggis and Eggs.  The owner is called Stewart and deals with many international students so if there is anything you are unsure of, just ask him.

Matthews Food LTD.

17-19 Gellatly Street
Dundee
DD1 3DY

Tel: 01382 226 628

Open seven days a week: 9:30 am -5:30pm

Huge selection of foods from all over the world situated in the heart of Dundee.  This store stocks food from China, Japan, Korea, India, Thailand, Indonesia to name but a few.

To reach Dundee you can take the 99C bus from St. Andrews bus station

A train service operates between Leuchars and Dundee with up to two trains running every hour.

International Shopping in Bath

Monday, September 13th, 2010

CO OP

Shaftesbury Rd,
Oldfield Park,
Scala,
Bath,
Avon
BA2 3LH

Tel: 01225 429123

The supermarket can be a great place to get your hands on everyday essential items such as eggs, bread and milk.  For international students, you can usually find a decent selection of international ingredients from around the world so its always worth checking the shelves.

Twerton Market

Twerton Football ground Car Park
Bath
BA2 1EE

Tel: 01225 47 7101

A fantastic local farmers market open every Thursday from around 9:00 am until around 1:00pm.  With stalls ranging from butchers, fishmongers and greengrocers all selling a fantastic range of local Somerset foods.

Many of the market stall holders have experience with dealing with overseas students and are always willing to help.  You should recognise many of the ingredients on the stalls but if not always ask.

The market is easily reached by the number 18 bus, taken to Twerton parade.

International supermarket

Wai Yee Hong
Eastgate Oriental City
Eastgate Road,
Bristol,
Avon
BS5 6XY

Tel: 0845 873 3388

Open 7 days a week. 10:30AM-5:30PM

Wai Yee Hong is a fantastic place for UK students and overseas students to come along to and find themselves a vast range of authentic ingredients from all around the world such as India, Thailand, China and Japan.

To reach Bristol from Bath, take either the 339, 649 and the x39

There are regular trains from Bristol Temple Meads stations.

Shops In Bath

Monday, September 13th, 2010

CO OP

Shaftesbury Rd,
Oldfield Park,
Scala,
Bath,
Avon
BA2 3LH

Tel: 01225 429 123

The supermarket can be a great place to get your hands on everyday essential items such as eggs, bread and milk.  For international students, you can usually find a decent selection of international ingredients

Twerton Market

Twerton Football ground Car Park
Bath
BA2 1EE

Tel: 01225 47 7101

A fantastic local farmers market open every Thursday from around 9:00 am until around 1:00pm.  With stalls ranging from butchers, fishmongers and greengrocers all selling a fantastic range of local Somerset foods.

Many of the market stall holders have experience with dealing with overseas students and are always willing to help

The market is easily reached by the number 18 bus, taken to Twerton parade.

International supermarket

Wai Yee Hong
Eastgate Oriental City
Eastgate Road,
Bristol,
Avon
BS5 6XY

Tel: 0845 873 3388

Wai Yee Hong is a fantastic place for UK students and overseas students to come along to and find themselves a vast range of authentic ingredients from all around the world.

To reach Bristol from Bath, take either the 339, 649 and the x39

There are regular trains from Bristol Temple Meads stations.

International Food Shopping in Leicester

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

If you’d like to visit any of the shops and market stalls that Ainia and her friends visited, then you’ll find them below:

Leicester Market

9 Market Place South

Leicester

LE1 5HB

0116 223 2371

www.leicestermarket.co.uk

Monday – Saturday: 7am-6pm

(Indoor market Tuesday – Saturday: 8am-5pm)

Asiana Supermarket

70 Brazil St

Leicester

LE2 7JX

0116 255 3888

www.asianaltd.com

Monday: Friday 9am – 6pm

Saturday: 10am-4pm

Sunday: 11am – 4pm

A Taste of Yorkshire: Behind the Scenes

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Goin’ Shoppin’ on da Meryl streep in London Bobby Brown? Follow the Link…

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

There are loads of other markets and great shopping areas all around London as well as the ones Lily showed us on her tour. It is fun to get out there and find them for yourself but just to point you in the right direction here are a few useful links!

http://www.londonsguide.co.uk/lg/shopping/streetmarkets/
http://www.boroughmarket.org.uk/