It wouldn’t be a trip to the Big City to the South without a visit to the Large Market. I will admit it—Midgardian food is much more diverse than Asgardian fare. It’s meat, ale, bread, ale, fruit, mead, cheese, and ale back home, but I never know what we’re going to find here.
Oh! These, mortals! Purchase some of these!
I don’t know what they look like inside, but with a name like that, it’s bound to be spectacular!
What do you have there, Sigyn?
Ah. the sign says, “pepino melons,” but the human female says they’re more closely related to tomatoes and potatoes than cantaloupe or watermelon. Regardless, Sigyn is hugging the stripey one. She says she thinks it’s probably sad because it’s not like the others. Leave it to my beloved to feel sorry for fruit.
One of the best parts is the opportunity to sample all the things the helpers are offering as samples.
It’s sweet, it’s fruit, and it’s red! It’s the Sigyn trifecta!
The Large Market has apparently started stocking Fine but Overpriced cookware in Sigyn’s favorite color.
And this is new as well! If I understand correctly, these are glutinous rice balls filled with ice cream. We’ve had the plain ones before with the red bean paste inside—but ice cream! That’s different!
The human male wants to try the vanilla, Sigyn wants strawberry, and I’m stumping for Double Chocolate. Give me all the chocolate…
As always, Sigyn likes to round out her visit to the Large Market with a stroll through the extensive floral department. Sometimes she finds exotic blossoms, but today’s she’s quite taken with the roses in her two favorite colors:
and cheerful red.
They are no more beautiful than you, my love.