Seasonal Ingredients in August

The summer holidays are peaking. The golden colour of freshly harvested fields dominates the countryside. August is a good month for foraging wild fruit (plums, blackberries or bilberries) as well as mushrooms and there is still plenty of fruit and vegetables available from the garden.
Local Fruit

Apricot, Blackberry, Black/White/Redcurrants, Blueberry, Damson plum, Greengages, Gooseberry, Loganberry, Plums, Raspberry, Strawberry, Tayberry

Imported Fruit

Apricots, Pineapple, Fig, Honeydew, Peaches, Pomegranate, Nectarines, Watermelon

Vegetables

Aubergine, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Cavolo nero, Celeriac, Celery, Chard, Chicory, Chilli, Courgette, Cucumber, Fennel , Garlic, Globe artichoke, Green beans, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Mangetout, Marrow, New potatoes, Pak Choy, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkins, Radishes, Rocket, Runner beans, Shallot, Sorrel, Spinach, Spring onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Swiss chard, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watercress

Meat / Game

Goose, Grouse, Hare, Lamb, Quail, Rabbit, Snipe, Venison (bucks/stags), Wood pigeon

Fish

Black bream, Brill, Coley, Sardine, Crab, Crayfish, Haddock, Halibut, Hake, Kipper, Langoustine, Lobster, Mackerel, Monkfish, Oysters, Plaice, Red mullet, Salmon, Sardine, Scallops, Trout, Silver mullet, Tuna, Whelks, Whiting

Herbs

Basil, Chervil, Chives, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Lovage, Marjoram, Mint, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Sorrel, Summer savory, Tarragon, Thyme, Winter savory

Forage

Bilberry, Blackberry, Crab apple, Elderberries, Hazelnut, Rowan berries, Samphire, Wild damson, Wild mushrooms

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