Happy ever after in the marketplace

 What better way to spend a sunny Saturday morning than wandering in the borough market? The colors, the smells, the people and most of all the quality and freshness that you can't find anywhere else in the city.

After shopping for fresh veggies and fruit we stopped to get some fish.

Fresh fish


The results of our shopping became a simple and yet delicious dish: mexican shrimp cocktail.

Mexican style shrimp cocktail
8 shrimps
1/2 cup of Ketchup
Juice of 1/2 an orange
1/2 avocado, diced
Lemon juice
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon tabasco
1/4 chopped onion
Chopped cilantro
Cook the shrimp for a couple of minutes in boiling water, peel and dice. Mix together with the other ingredients and pour into 2 glasses or bowls. Decorate with slices of avocado.

Shrimp cocktail

WHERE: Isola quarter market. Piazzale Lagosta and surrounding streets. Milan. Saturday mornings. To get there: Trams 7 and 31; Yellow metro (MM3 Zara); Bus 86.

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