Category: Seasonal Picks

October: Pumpkins

October: Pumpkins

British pumpkins are in season now, starting in October and ending in December. They’re everywhere during the month of October due to…

August: Raspberries

August: Raspberries

Raspberries are a red, yellow, purple or black fruit grown around the world but in the UK, we’re more familiar with the…

July: Cucumber

July: Cucumber

Cucumbers – you either love them or hate them; or if you’re a cat, terrified of them (and no one knows why!).…

June: Strawberries

June: Strawberries

You know summer is here when strawberries come into season! They’re associated with so many quintessentially British things like scones with cream…

May: Asparagus

May: Asparagus

May is one of my favourite times of the year because British asparagus comes into season, and it’s difficult to beat this…

April: Cauliflower

April: Cauliflower

Cauliflower is another member of the Brassica family that comes into its own during April. The British typically eat the flower (or…

March: Spring greens

March: Spring greens

Spring greens belong to the Brassica family of green leafy vegetables, and are not dissimilar to kale or collard greens. Their best…

February: Leeks

February: Leeks

Like onions and garlic, leeks are members of the allium family, but have a much more subtle flavour. Nutritionally, leeks are often…

January: Pomegranate

January: Pomegranate

Seasonal Highlights – Pomegranate Although pomegranate is not native to the UK, nor is it cultivated here, I thought I would add…

December: Celeriac

December: Celeriac

Celeriac, the root bulb of celery, has a distinctive subtle celery-flavour. If you’ve never tried it because it looks weird and you…