Tuesday, May 21, 2013

A Very Brief Seasonal Food Year


January – broccoli, Savoy cabbage, celeriac, onions, ham, oranges

February – cod, parsnips, winter greens, purple sprouting broccoli, rhubarb

March – mussels, winter roots, onions

April – spinach, wild salmon, sea trout

May – asparagus, rocket, early runner beans, Jersey Royals, rabbit

June – broad beans, watercress, crab, leafy lettuce, strawberries

English: Broad beans growing in fields at Kilm...
English: Broad beans growing in fields at Kilmeston. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

July – cucumber, beetroot, tomatoes, venison, scallops, cherries

August – gooseberries, blackberries, plaice, monkfish, sardines, nectarine

September – apples, plums, early squashes, game birds, goose, oysters

October – pumpkin, apples, chard, chestnuts, guinea fowl

November – baking potatoes, pheasant, mussels, oysters, scallops, kale

Mussels at Trouville fish market
Mussels at Trouville fish market (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

December – Brussels sprouts, chicory, turkey, parsnips, swede


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