What's in season? Spring produce guide

What's in season spring produce

April

Vegetables

Arugula (rocket), artichoke, asparagus, beetroots, broccoli, Brussels sprout, carrot, cauliflower, cabbage, dandelion, endive, fennel, leek, lettuce, pea, pumpkin, radish, rhubarb, red radicchio, spring onion, sauerkraut, spinach, turnip, and watercress.

Fruits

Apple, orange, lemon, mangoes, pear, and pineapples.

May

Vegetables

artichokes, arugula (rocket), asparagus, basil, broccoli and broccolini, brussels sprouts, carrots, chard, kale, lettuce, okra, peas, radishes, rhubarb, turnips, zucchini

Fruit

Apricots, cherries, pineapples, and strawberries.

June

Vegetables

Arugula, asparagus, chard, carrot, celery, cucumber, corn, green bean, broad bean, lettuce, early potato, nettle, tomato, pea, rhubarb, radish.

Fruits

Apricots, blueberries, cherries, cantaloupe, peaches, strawberries, watermelon.

 
 

Spring recipes

Artichokes

Lemon artichoke dip

Lemon artichoke dip

 

Avocado

Chocolate avocado mousse

Chocolate avocado mousse

Beets and citrus

beet and citrus salad with goat cheese

Beet and citrus salad

 
kumquats on ricotta toast

Kumquats on ricotta toast

 

Brussels Sprouts

Sausage and Brussels Sprouts Recipe

One pan Sausage + Brussels Sprouts

 

Leeks and mushrooms

Leek and shiitake mushroom risotto

Leek and shiitake mushroom risotto

 

Corn

Grilled corn on the cob and marinated plaintains

Grilled corn with cilantro lime butter

 

Greens

Arugula, parmesan, almond, golden raisin salad

Arugula salad

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Green goddess salad with toasted breadcrumbs

Greens in season April, Arugula pesto

Arugula pesto

 

Pears, Peas

Ricotta toast with peas

Ricotta toast

 

Cabbage, Radishes

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Spinach salad

 

Strawberries

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Strawberry shortcake