Tasting Room by Sourced Market

I was keen to check out the newest idea from Sourced Market: The Tasting Room; a joint venture with Peppermint Bars and Dum Dum Donutterie. I have fond memories of Sourced Market in St Pancras International food court as they provided me with needed sustinence during my few years working in a community NHS team based at St Pancras Hospital.

When you walk into the venue, located adjacent to the Ice Rink that is opened up in Broadgate Circle, you are greeted by friendly, welcoming staff and, appropriately considering its current location, a relaxing apres-ski environment.

David, Head Chef for Sourced Market, talked me through the meat selection on offer including South American US BBQ style long ribs. Particularly loved the short rib, with its flavourful fat marbling and its star anise honey glaze, and the chicken wings, with their well balanced chipotle and citrus rub that had an initial fresh citrus notes complementing the sweetness from the chicken and then ended with a warm but not pungent end on the palate that made you want to dive in for more! David, enjoyed our long chats and look forward to working with you on future projects.

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Loved the succulent, juicy slices of USDA prime brisket topped with pickled red chilli from Smokestack (the supplier of all the meats for this pop-up).

Dessert was samples of a selection of cronuts and filled donuts from the pros that are Dum Dum Donutterie.

Laura, PR manager for Peppermint Bars, advised that they had worked with Sourced Market to create complementing drinks selection with festive specials, such as the mulled wine; which I thoroughly enjoyed as it had a wonderful unique spice blend that provided an additional warmth. You feel as if you are sitting next to a log fire in a ski lodge whilst drinking this! They also have a breathtaking craft beer selection.

Tommy, PR manager for Sourced Market, informed me that this pop-up venue is open until 26th February, 2015. So you have plenty of opportunities to enjoy their food and festive drinks menu selection! (We plan to also revisit with friends on our return from Goa in a few weeks.)

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Broadgate Ice Rink, Exchange Square, EC2A 2BQ
(Behind Liverpool St Station)

Opening Hours:

It’s open daily from 7.30am – 11pm right through until the 26th February, 2015.



About goantolondon

International food and travel blog by London based British Goan duo: Jason and Chiara Pinto. Twitter: @goantolondon @jasonpinto100 @chiarapinto About Goa: Goa is a small state on the western coast of India. Though the smallest Indian state, Goa has played an influential role in Indian history. Goa was one of the major trade centers in India, thus it had always been attracting the influential dynasties, seafarers, merchants, traders, monks and missionaries since its earliest known history. Throughout its history Goa has undergone continual transformation, leaving an indelible impression on various aspects of its cultural and socio-economic development. History of Goa: The East-West symbiosis of Goa makes it different from other parts of India, more than the historical and social niche. The history of Goa is a sweet and sour story of colonial heritage, oppressive rulers, a glorious culture, and uneventful immediate past. As a land with the identity of its own, Goa was brought into focus when it was liberated of Portugal from its oppressive rule of around 450 hundred years in 1961. Goa was captured and annexed to the Portuguese in 1510 following the urges of trade and demand of spices and also cottons and indigo. But, Goa has a history that starts much before Portugal even thought of Goa being where it is. Goa was coveted and ruled by a great number of Indian kingdoms and dynasties from the 4th century onwards. The first kingdom to rule Goa and Konkan were Bhojas, who were the feudatories of Ashoka in 4th and 5th centuries AD. The city of Chandrapur (present Chandor) was founded by Prince Chandraditya, son of Chalukya King Pulakesin from 566 to 597 A.D. after this, Goa was ruled consecutively by Silahara Dynasty, Kadamba Danasty, and finally Hoysalas from 1022 to 1342 A.D. From the 14th century onwards, Goa became a great trading center on the west coast, especially in the vast trade of horses imported from the Middle East. This was the time for bigger empires to move in and Vijayanagar Empire conquered it in 1344. But there empire was not going to last too long and in 1347, Bahmani Sultans defeated Vijayanagara forces in 1347 and controlled Goa. Afterwards, it was a time of great prosperity and peace for Gpa, especially during the rules of Yusuf Adil Shah and Ismail Adil Shah. They created beautiful houses, fortified Goa, and encouraged local craftsmen. Their liberal and progressive rule was not going to last too long and situation changed in 1510 A.D. Goa for all purposes was not on the Portuguese Radar even after a long time of their presence in India. When the Portuguese nobleman Alfonso de Albuquerque and his cousin Francisco de Albuquerque were sent with a powerful fleet in 1503 on the orders of King Dom Manuel I, the purpose was to defend the cargoes of spices, mostly pepper, against Arab Muslim raiders. The center of spice trade was Calicut at that time and Portuguese had built forts in Cochin and Cannanore. It was in 1506-08 that an opportunistic pirate, Timoja, persuaded Albuquerque to attack Goa and acquire a better land base. This made Goa, Portugal's first real territorial acquisition in Asia. After a brief period of recapturing by the Muslims, Goa Albuquerque finally captured Goa in 1510. The inquisition of Goa in 1540 reversed the previous liberal policy of Albuquerque and imposed strict censorship of literature and new laws to forbade non-Christians from professions. Forced conversions took place continuously, censorship was established on literature, the temples were destroyed, and non-Christian priests, holy men, and teachers were evicted. This led to continuous fleeing of Hindus from Goa to other parts of India. It is not that the relationship with Portugal brought only destruction for the Goans. Portuguese also built great churches like the church of St. Cajetan and Bom Jesus basilica in Old Goa, which is a pilgrimage site for the Christians from around the world. But it is also true that pre-1961; Goa was a highly impoverished region very backward and primitive. It is after the liberation that Goa of today has emerged and it has surprised even the locals many of whom had left their homeland before its liberation. Portugal and India are today friends and Goa continues to be a fascinating blend of Latin and Oriental. Information sourced from: http://www.royalorienttrain.com/goa/goa-history.html
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