Seasonal Produce ~ March

So with the first signs of spring comes the excitement in the kitchens, foraging for wild produce will reap more and varied treasures from the hedgerows from now on. Many chefs on the social networking sites have expressed their desire for the new season produce to come through, including Simon Rogan of L’Enclume in Cumbria.

2 days to Gotty’s suckling lambs, just need the new season ransoms and our next batch of baby turnips, done, come on spring, nearly there

And more recently, one of our favourite chefs, Jason Atherton tweeting from his new development kitchen at Pollen Street.

New drink in progress for spring opening at the social room cucumber jam martini with sorrel and cucumber granita!!! Bring on spring.

Here is this months produce list, and as always the printable PDF version at the foot of the page.

Vegetables

Artichokes  – (Crones, Spanish Globe, Jerusalem, Spanish Baby Globe), Aubergines –( Italian Pale, Spanish), Bead of Monk – (wild chicory variety), Broad Beans – (Spanish), Broccoli –  (sprouting, English Purple), Cabbage –  (Black, Red, Cavalo Nero, Portuguese Hispi, Savoy, Castelfranco),  Cauliflower, Celeriac, Chicory –( Red), Cimi di Rappe (Turnip Tops), Courgette flower  – (French), Curly Kale, Fennel – (Italian), Garlic New Season (Egyptian), Garlic (wild starts), Cardoon, Leeks,

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 March

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