What is in season?

Food that is in season always tastes so much better than using the same old ingredients the whole year round. There are a lot of people that don’t know what ingredients are in season at what point during the year as these days the same ingredients are supplied in supermarkets all year round. To help people get the best out of their food, experience the most amazing flavours & produce and help with ideas to encourage people to experiment with ingredients they may have never used before, I have created a table showing what fruits, vegetables and herbs are best during each season of the year. I hope this table helps you out and helps broaden your knowledge and experiences of great in season produce.

Season/Food Group

Fruits

Vegetables

Herbs

Spring

Blood orange
Rhubarb
Elderflowers
Gooseberries
Apricot
 Cauliflower
Asparagus
Celery
Cucumber
New potatoes
Spring greens
Wild leaf garlic
Jersey Royals
Purple Sprouting Brocoli
Spring onion
Broad beans
Leeks
Peas
Spinach
 Rosemary
Oregano
Tarragon
Chives
Chervil
Bay
Marjoram
Thyme
Dill
Flat-Leaf Parsley 

Summer

Strawberries
Cherries
Peach
Plums
Rasberries
Figs
Apricot
Blackcurrant
Melon
Grapes
Blueberries
Redcurrant
Nectarine

 

Courgettes & flowers
Chard
Radishes
Runner Beans
Chillies
Carrots
Garlic
Green Beans
Aubergine
Broad Beans
Peppers
Cucumber
Rocket
Borlotti Beans
Peas
Fennel
Sweetcorn
Chanterelles
Samphire
Tomatoes

 Marjoram
Basil
Mint
Coriander
Oregano
Dill
Chives
Chervil
Tarragon
Flat-leaf parsley

 

Autumn

Apples
Blackberries
Victoria plums
Cranberries
Grapes
Quince
Figs
Pears
Eldererries
Blueberries

 

Butternut Squash
Leek
Swede
Truffles
Carrots
Celeriac
Marrow
Beetroot
Cavolo Nero
Pumpkin
Wild mushrooms
Brussel sprouts
Jerusalem artichokes
Parsnips
Kale
Red, savoy & white cabbage
Potatoes
Onions
Turnips

 Oregano
Thyme
Sage
Bay
Rosemary
Marjoram
Chives
Flat-leaf parsley

Winter

Pomegranate
Clementine
Blood orange
Cranberries
Rhubarb
Quince

 

Artichokes
Leeks
Brussel sprouts
Celeriac
Butternut squash
Chicory
Savoy cabbage
Watercress
Spinach
Kale
Broccoli
Turnips
Parsnips
Swede
Cavolo nero
Onions

Bay
Rosemary
Sage

 

 

 

 

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11 thoughts on “What is in season?

  1. Thank you for the visit.
    Love the seasonal chart,it is a great guide to what is actually fresh and for us the other is imported products.

    1. Thank you for your visit as well 🙂 I am glad you like the seasonal chart. It is really good to know what is in season because the food will taste so much better! Thank you 🙂

    2. Thank you for visiting as well 🙂 I am glad that you liked the chart. Knowing what is best during the year really makes a difference to the taste of the food. 🙂

    1. I know what you mean! I can’t wait for when the clementines are ready! Everything I cook during the winter seems to have a clementine in it. The wait will be worth it though once winter comes around again 🙂 I am really glad that you like it. Thank you so much for visiting my blog 🙂 I love the look of your blog and I can’t wait to see more posts from you!

      1. I’m sure it will be too! Although I am a baker, I really love to eat healthy so I will definitely enjoy your blog! And, thank you! I will be posting a recipe for Apple Butter Bars later tonight!:)

      2. Thank you! There are definitely some healthier baking recipes, but it never hurts treating yourself every now and then 🙂 I look forward to seeing the Apple butter bars later on tonight 🙂

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