Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - December 25th will come and go, but the holiday fun continues at Vallarta's Old Town Farmers Market-Tianguis Cultural! End the year by visiting the 90+ "make it, bake it, grow it" product lines and services found at the market. Choose from farm-fresh produce, tropical flowers, fine art, hand-rolled cigars, woven crafts, on-site massages and much, much more!
And what would 2016 be without "good eats"? We have an array of International fare, artisan foods, organic coffee and refreshing aguas frescas (fruit-flavored waters). While you are merrily shopping, be sure try the all-natural goodness of Jan's Specialty Condiments by Jan Saridakis.
Meet Jan Saridakis
Saridakis grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and earned a BA from the College of Fine Arts in Oakland, California. An artist as well as a fan of fine quality foods, Saridakis began crafting her own, all-natural jalapeno jelly. In the early 1990s, she and her daughter moved from the American Southwest and to Washington state. While there, she created a second job for herself: selling jalapeno jelly at Seattle's famous Pike Place Market. It was a huge hit! Costco even came calling, proposing a deal to sell her artisan products. Saridakis declined, however, preferring a more buy-local venue.
Jan's Specialty Condiments
Jan's Specialty Condiments consist of chutneys, jams, spreads and sauces. Below are just a few must-haves:
• Jalapeno Jelly
• Apricot Jam
• Lemon Curd
• Mango Chutney
• Pear Chutney with Molasses
• Pineapple Chutney with Saffron
• Honey Mustard
• Rum Raisin Sauce
• Guava Jam
• Orange Marmalade
Amp Up Your Next Meal
Jan's Specialty Condiments are versatile. Not only do they perfectly top bread, cheese and crackers (also sold at the OTFM-TC), but these condiments amp up everyday meat, pasta and beverage options. Examples include peach habanero, which is an excellent baste for chicken and fresh rosemary, and Ginger Jam, which makes a tasty ginger tea or pork roast addition.
Need recommendations? Saridakis partners her products with your favorite ingredients. Be sure to visit Jan's Specialty Condiments at the OTFM-TC. To learn more, contact specialtycondiments(at)gmail.com or visit Facebook. For delivery, call (322) 222-0462 or 322-135-2398 (mobile).
While at the market, join us for yoga classes (9:30-10:30 am) taught by instructors from Yoga Colective. We meet in the kiosk every Saturday through April 30. Participation is by donation.
Meet the Market
The OTFM-TC is a North American style market that celebrates the tradition and culture of Mexico's outdoor Tianguis markets. It is also a registered non-profit/association civil organization that focuses on nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit of Puerto Vallartans. All OTFM-TC products are either locally grown or handmade within 75 kilometers of the city.
Interested in becoming a new OTFM-TC vendor or volunteer? Stop by the information booth to pick up an application.For market updates in English - and now in Spanish - please visit OldTownFM.com, and "like" us on Facebook.
Click HERE to learn more about the Puerto Vallarta Old Town Farmers' Market.