Seasonal foods month by month

 

It's cheaper, healthier and downright greener to buy and cook food that's in season. So here's a month-by-month guide to make it easier when you're deciding what to cook.

Jan | Feb | Mar | April | May | Jun | July | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov | Dec

JanuaryClementines_jan

Fruit: apples, blood orange, clementines, kiwi fruit, lemons, passion fruit, pears, pineapple, pomegranate, satsumas, tangerines, walnuts

Vegetables: beetroot, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, Jerusalem artichoke, kale, leeks, parsnips, potatoes (main crop), rhubarb, turnip, shallots, squash, swede

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Meat/poultry/fish: brill, clams, cockles, haddock, halibut, hake, John Dory, lemon sole, mussels, oysters, plaice, scallops, turbot, venison
 

February

Jerusalem artichokeFruit: bananas, blood oranges, lemons, passion fruit, pears, pineapple, pomegranate, walnuts

Vegetables: brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, celeriac, chard, chicory, jerusalem artichoke, leeks, parsnips, potatoes (main crop), purple sprouting broccoli, rhubarb, spinach, swede, turnip

Meat/poultry/fish: brill, clams, cockles, haddock, hake, john dory, mussels, oysters, turbot, salmon 
 

March

Rhubarb_marchFruit: bananas, blood oranges, kiwi fruit, lemons, pomegranate, rhubarb

Vegetables: broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, leeks, purple sprouting broccoli, rhubarb, spring onions

Meat/poultry/fish: cockles, cod, hake, john dory, lemon sole, mussels, oysters, salmon, sea trout
 

April

Broccoli_aprilFruit: bananas, kiwi

Vegetables: asparagus, broccoli, Jersey Royals, kale, lettuce, radishes, rocket, rhubarb, rosemary, spinach, spring onions, sorrel, watercress, wild garlic

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Meat/poultry/fish: cockles, crab, cod, john dory, salmon, sea bass, sea trout, spring lamb
 

May

Asparagus_mayFruit: cherries, elderflowers, kiwi

Vegetables: artichoke, asparagus, broccoli, carrots, new potatoes, radishes, rhubarb, rocket, sorrel, spinach, spring onions, watercress

Meat/poultry/fish: cod, crab, dover sole, duck, haddock, halibut, herring, john dory, lamb, lemon sole, mackerel, plaice, salmon, samphire, sardines, sea bass, sea trout
 

June

Strawberries_juneFruit: cherries, elderflowers, gooseberries, kiwi, melon, strawberries

Vegetables: artichoke, asparagus, aubergine, broccoli, carrots, courgettes, fennel, jersey royal new potatoes, lettuce, mangetout, peas, radishes, rocket, runner beans, sorrel, spring onions, watercress

Meat/poultry/fish: cod, crab, dover sole, grey mullet, john dory, lamb, lemon sole, lobster, mackerel, plaice, salmon, sardines, sea bass, sea trout
 

July

Tomatoes_julyFruit: apricots, blackberries, blueberries, gooseberries, greengages, kiwi, loganberries, melons, nectarines, peaches, raspberries, redcurrants, strawberries, tomatoes

Vegetables: artichoke, aubergine, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, courgettes, cucumber, fennel, french beans, garlic, lettuce, mangetout, new potatoes, onions, peas, potatoes (main crop) radishes, rocket, runner beans, sage, spinach, sorrel, watercress

Meat/poultry/fish: clams, cod, crab, dover sole, haddock, hablibut, herring, john dory, lamb, lemon sole, lobster, mackerel, monkfish, pike, plaice, rabbit, salmon, sardines, sea bass, scallops
 

August

Courgettes_augFruit: apricots, blackberries, blueberries, greengages, kiwi, loganberries, melons, nectarines, peaches, raspberries, redcurrants, tomatoes

Vegetables: artichoke, aubergines, basil, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, carrots, courgettes, cucumber, fennel, french beans, garlic, kohlrabi, mangetout, onions, peas, potatoes (main crop) radishes, rocket, runner beans, sorrel, tomatoes, watercress

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Meat/poultry/fish: crab, crayfish, cod, dover sole, grey mullet, haddock, halibut, herring, john dory, lamb, lemon sole, lobster, mackerel, monkfish, plaice, salmon, sardines, sea bass, scallops, squid
 

September

pears_septemberFruit: apples, blackberries, damsons, figs, grapes, melons, nectarines, peaches, pears, plums, tomatoes, walnuts

Vegetables: artichoke, aubergine, beetroot, broccoli, butternut squash, carrots, celery, courgettes, cucumber, garlic, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mangetout, marrow, onions, peppers, potatoes (main crop), radishes, rocket, runner beans, sweetcorn, watercress, wild mushrooms

Meat/poultry/fish: brown trout, crab, cod, dover sole, duck, grey mullet, haddock, halibut, herring, john dory, lamb, lemon sole, lobster, mackerel, monkfish, plaice, salmon, sardines, sea bass, scallops, squid, turbot, venison
 

October

Pumpkins_octoberFruit: apples, chestnuts, elderberries, figs, grapes, pears, quince, tomatoes, walnuts

Vegetables: artichoke, aubergine, beetroot, broccoli, butternut squash, carrots, celery, celeriac, fennel, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, marrow, mushrooms, onions, potatoes, pumpkin, rocket, swede, turnips, watercress, wild mushrooms

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Meat/poultry/fish: autumn lamb, brill, clams, crab, duck, john dory, grey mullet, goose, haddock, hake, halibut, lemon sole, lobster, mackerel, monkfish, mussels, scallops, sea bass, squid, turbot, oysters, venison
 

November

Butternut squash_novemberFruit: apples, chestnuts, cranberries, elderberries, passion fruit, pears, quince, walnuts

Vegetables: artichoke, beetroot, butternut squash, celeriac, celery, jerusalem artichoke, kale, kohlrabi, leeks,  parsnips, potatoes (main crop), pumpkin, swede, turnips, wild mushrooms

Meat/poultry/fish: brill, crab, goose, haddock, hake, halibut, john dory, lemon sole, lobster, monkfish, mussels, oysters, plaice, scallops, sea bass, squid, turbot
 

December

Turkey_decemberFruit: apples, chestnuts, clementines, cranberries, passion fruit, pears, pineapple, pomegranate, satsumas, tangerines, walnuts

Vegetables: beetroot, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, celery, celeriac, chicory, jerusalem artichoke, kale, leeks, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkin, red cabbage, swede, turnips

Meat/poultry/fish: brill, clams, duck, goose, haddock, hake, halibut, john dory, lemon sole, monkfish, mussels, oysters, pheasant, scallops, sea bass, squid, turbot, turkey

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Last updated: 18-Nov-2013 at 11:48 AM