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Season 2

Season 2, Episode 2 - Freiburg - Munstermarkt

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Freiburg is the 'green' city of Germany and surrounding its imposing gothic cathedral there is the Munstermarkt, its food market. Every morning, six days a week the farmers from the Black Forest bring their trout and herb pestoes, the wild berries and their world famous smoked ham to the city.
Season 4

Season 4, Episode 5 - Sardinia - Mercato Di San Benedetto

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The market of San Benedetto in Cagliari is the island's belly. It is one of the biggest fresh produce markets in Europe and arguably said to be the biggest fish market in Europe. A paradise for food lovers, where every stall keeper has a story to tell.

Season 4, Episode 4 - Thessaloniki - Kapani

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The Kapani market is situated just behind the Aristotelous square of the city of Thessaloniki, facing the Aegean Sea. Exploring this market is exploring the city and its history - a tasteful mix of Sephardic, Balkan, Turkish and Greek delights.

Season 4, Episode 3 - Bergen - Fisketorget

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The Fish Market or Torget (the square) has a charming location in the heart of the city between the fjords and Bergen's seven mountains. On the harbour the stalls sell an incredible variety of fresh fish and seafood like urchins, scallops, prawns and lobsters, but also local farm food.

Season 4, Episode 2 - Valencia - Mercado Central

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Perhaps one of the most beautiful and well-organised food market buildings in Europe is the Mercado Central of Valencia. Built on the area where an open-air market stood for centuries, the Valencian style Art Noveau construction is a 'Cathedral of senses'.

Season 4, Episode 1 - Cork - English Market

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Ireland's third-largest city has one of Northern Europe's market gems: The English Market. It supplied high-quality food to the rich English families differently to the Irish market, which no longer exists. Differently to the past, the best Irish produce today remains on the island and can be found here.
Season 3

Season 3, Episode 5 - Palermo - Ballaro

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Placed in the middle of Palermo's ancient streets, Ballaro is one of the oldest street markets in the city, and one of the most lively and picturesque in Sicily. The Arab influences are thick here, starting from the traditional abbanniata, the musical slogans vendors sings to promote their goods.

Season 3, Episode 4 - Muchen - Viktualienmarkt

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The Viktualienmarkt in Munich developed from an original farmers' market to a popular market for gourmets. The market also hosts a number of traditional and folkloric events such as weighing celebrities, gardeners' day, opening of the asparagus season, and dance of the market women on Shrove Tuesday.

Season 3, Episode 3 - Lisboa - Mercado De Ribeira

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Mercado da Ribeira in Lisbon has been opened since 1800 and is the city's oldest marketplace. Here you can find all sort of dairy products, fresh fish, vegetables and fruits. It was refurbished in 2014, and today it is possible to order chef-prepared gourmet meals.

Season 3, Episode 2 - Helsinki

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Arriving by boat to the Baltic Sea Harbor of Helsinki it is the first building you see. Behind it the square and the great dome of the city hall. The Old Market Hall (Wanha VanhaKauppahall) is a beautiful little 19th century brick building with hi-varnish wooden stalls.