COURS SALEYA FOOD MARKET IN NICE
melon - smaller than a cantaloupe, with brilliant orange flesh, smooth pale yellow-green
skin and greenish ribs.
Cours Saleya is the most famous market of Nice. The market is open every day except
on mondays when Cours Saleya has a large flea market.
the main aisle is the most dazzling thanks to its array of colours, what really
interests us is the collection of small producers’ stalls near the Rue de la Préfecture.
The fruit and vegetables are not as uniformly shaped and the variety not as great,
but every ingredient we will find here is firmly rooted in the region and much
of it is organic. Depending on the season you might see: untreated oranges, including
bitter oranges for jam real wild asparagus strawberries from Carpentras tomatoes
ripened on the vine figs bursting with juice the mix of salad leaves known as
mesclun (no Niçois meal would be complete without it and much more
promenade where the market is located dates back to the sixteenth century when
the town was ruled by the House of Savoy and, as vieux Nice was largely constructed
during this period, the Italian influence can be seen everywhere. The
market although appears to be touristy is actually a very good value.
Olive Stand at Cours Saleya|
Royal still in Rigor Mortis
main fish market is located north of the train station, there
is a small local fish market at Saint-François Square (see below)...
...And a small
fish stand at the Cours Saleya Market which has an excellent selection
of fresh fish (see left photo)
From the local
fish market at Saint-François Square in the Old Town
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MARKETS IN NICE:
-- The market
just north of the train station is now completed ... see
Marché a la Brocante et Antiquités. Ave. Malaussena has a very authentic market
most mornings along the Ave. Malaussena (continuation of Ave. Jean Médecin beyond
the train station overpass). Rue Raiberti. The covered market on Rue Flaminius
Raibereti, just off the Place Général de Gaulle at the top of Ave. Malaussena,
has produce in the street-side stalls, and mostly butchers and dairy-product stands
LINE THE SIDES OF THE COURS SALEYA
12 o'clock the market winds down ... head over to Le Safari for the best Pizza
their Pizza Provencal, made with French Ham, Cheese, basil and tomato sauce...
the oven is of course wood burning...
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