Seasonal Produce ~ February

With February it’s a real transitional month coming out of winter and the nights start to get shorter. The Rhubarb season is in full flow and the root vegetables will soon start to be giving way to the early spring crops.

Here is this month’s produce list, with as ever, the printable PDF at the foot of the page.

Vegetables

Artichoke – (Jerusalem, Crones), Aubergines – (Italian Pale, Spanish), Beetroot  – (Candy, Golden), Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage – (Red, Black, White, Cime de rapa (Italian bitter leaf brasica), Portuguese Hispi, , English Cavalo Nero), Celeriac, Celery, Chervil Root, Chestnuts, Chicory, Curly Kale, Leeks, Onion (Cipolline, Roscoff), Parsnips, Potatoes (Early, Main crop, Purple, Rattes, Maris Piper, Black Truffle, Pink fir), Pumpkin (Iron Bark , Organic Pottimarron, Baby Punterella), Purple Broccoli, Salad – (Radiccihio and trevisse, Tardivo (Wild Trevise), Claytonia), Salsify,Sea Kale (Forced), Sea Kale – (Scottish, Limited supplies), Squash – (French Butternuts), Swede, Turnips, Wild Chicory, Turnip Tops, Swiss Chard

Fruit

Apples, (English discovery, Bramley, Braeburns, Granny Smiths, Cox, Golden Delicious, Washington Red Chief, Gala, Pink Lady),  Clementines, Cranberrys, Dates Medjool, Lemon (Spanish, Peak season), Lychee (Mauritian), Mangoes, Orange Blood, Seville Oranges (Limited Period), Pears –  (Italian Baby, Passé Crassane, Comice, English Conference, Nashi), Persimmon, Pineapples, Pomegranates – (Indian & American), Quince – (Turkish), Rhubarb (forced, Yorkshire), Satsuma’s, Tangerine, Sharon Fruit.

Game

Deer – (Check with area, some seasons finish mid Feb), Rabbit, Quail, Hare, Duck & Goose (foreshore until 20th)

Fish

Bream – (Black), Brill, Dab, Gurnard – (Grey, Red, Yellow), Haddock, Hake, Halibut – (Greenland), Herring, John Dory, Mackerel, Red Mullet, Sardine, Sea bass, Sole – (Dover, Lemon), Turbot, Whiting, Clams, Crab – (Brown, Spider, King), Crayfish (freshwater), Langoustine, Lobster – (European ), Mussels, Oysters (rock native), Scallops, Sea Urchin.

Fungi

Pied Bleu, Perigord Black truffle, Chanterelles – (Yellow/Grey), Girolles, Sparassis – (Cauliflower Mushroom)

Seasonal Produce list ~ Feb

Seasonal Produce list ~ Feb

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