The flavours of August.

Long and lazy summer days are here and there is a delicious range of produce coming into season this month including:

Vegetables: artichoke, aubergine, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, carrots, celery, chillies, courgettes, cucumber, fennel, french beans, garlic, kohlrabi, lettuce, and salad leaves, mangetout, marrow, new potatoes, onions, pak choi, peas, peppers, potatoes (maincrop), radishes, rocket, runner beans, savoy cabbage, spinach, spring cabbage, spring onions, sweetcorn, tomatoes, turnips, watercress

 

Fruit: apricots, bilberries, blueberries, Bramley apples, cherries, Discovery apples, gooseberries, greengages, loganberries, melons, nectarines, peaches, plums, raspberries, redcurrants, strawberries, Zari apples

 

Meat/poultry/fish: beef, lamb, rabbit, venison, wood pigeon, cod, coley, crab, dab, dover sole, grey mullet, haddock, halibut, herring, langoustine, lemon sole, mackerel, pilchard, plaice, pollack, prawns, red mullet, salmon, sardines, scallops (queen), sea bass (wild), sea bream, sea trout, squid, whelks, whitebait