February – What’s in Season?

It may be wet, windy and cold outside but fresh in from the veg patch is nothing but colour.  This months’ fresh produce is just full of yellows, oranges, purples and reds, it’s enough to will the sunshine back!

Season Citrus Fruit from Outside the UK

Seasonal Citrus Fruit from Outside the UK

The list of what’s good right now, from Farmer’s Choice, is surprisingly long:

Vegetables

Bananas*, Blood Oranges*, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage (red, white, green and Savoy), Cavolo Nero and Curly Kale, Celeriac, Chicory, Leeks, Lemons*, Limes*, Onions, Oranges*, Parsnips, Pineapple*, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Satsumas, Spring Greens, Swede

*In Season but not grown in the UK

Colourful Seasonal Veggies grown in the UK

Colourful Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

Fish and Game:

Crab, Haddock, Hake, Mackerel, Scallops, Rabbit, Turkey and Venison

How about some Simply cooked Hake with garlic butter on a bed of steamed curly kale or …Braised Venison with a warming Chilli and Chocolate Sauce…this can be eaten as a stew (just add potatoes or parsnips) or as a luxurious healthy cottage pie, top with mashed sweet potato.

Seasonal Braised Venison

Braised Venison

Lovely Low Fat, Low Calorie, Easy recipe that is full of flavour and good for you!

Take a look through our pages and enjoy eating the seasons.

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