seasonal food

  1. TastyReuben

    Beer - Are You A Seasonal Drinker?

    I've been working my way through my stash of Oktoberfest beers, anticipating the upcoming Christmas (beer) season, and I'm wondering...for the folks here who like a beer now and again (and again...and again...), are you a seasonal beer drinker? Do you like your bocks in the Spring, crisp...
  2. TastyReuben

    What foods/ingredients/flavors mean "autumn" to you?

    Feeling very fall-like here today (dead leaves sailing by on the November breeze), and I'm thinking of my favorite tastes this time of year: Apples and apple cider, and all things made with apple cider (doughnuts, muffins) Spice cake Pear crisp/crumble Big steaming bowls of oatmeal/porridge...
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  4. Morning Glory

    Asparagus in season

    Its officially asparagus season in the UK, The season runs from late April until around the summer solstice in late June. So if you are in the UK you should be able to find UK grown asparagus in all the supermarkets. I recently discovered this type of asparagus (which I had thought could only...
  5. Morning Glory

    Eating According to the Season

    Do you eat according to the season? Produce in season now in the UK: Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Celery, Chicory, Kale, Leeks, Parsnips, Potatoes, Swede, Forced Rhubarb, Pears, Hare, Partridge, Pheasant, Venison, Walnuts, Seville Oranges, Turnips, Scallops, Blood Oranges, Cauliflower, Celeriac...
  6. Shaun

    How many will you be cooking for this Christmas?

    My wife and I are the join of two large families, and between us and our immediate family members (brothers, sisters and their kids) there are 38 of us! :eek: Whilst it is great to see everyone and get together at Christmas, we have a tradition in our house of just having Christmas dinner to...
  7. C

    Recipe Viva!’s Deluxe Chestnut, Port and Thyme Strudel

    What about Viva!’s Deluxe Chestnut, Port and Thyme Strudel A delicious Christmas roast - also suitable for any chilly-weather Sunday dinner! Ingredients: 1 packet puff pastry, defrosted 1 large onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 sticks celery, finely sliced 450g/1lb...
  8. cupcakechef

    What's in season right now in your region of the world?

    Since we have members from all over the world, I thought it would be interesting to hear about what foods are in season right now wherever you're based! Living in Japan right now, autumn is one of my favorite seasons. A lot of my favorites are around right now in plentiful supply. Kabocha...
  9. cupcakechef

    Fall foods

    Now that autumn/fall is approaching for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, I was wondering what your favorite fall foods are. I know that fall isn't specifically a "celebration" but I do find that there's a lot of delicious foods I associate with fall. Particularly anything with pumpkin as...
  10. Caribbean girl

    Seasonal fruit

    What fruit is plentiful at this Christmas season in your part of the world? Where I live, around this time of the year, tropical fruit like guavas and golden apples are plentiful . These are two of my favourite fruit. Golden apple trees yield quite a lot of fruit, and they usually grow quite...
  11. S

    Seasonal salads?

    I don't think I've ever eaten a 'seasonal' salad but maybe I have and just don't know it? Exactly what is a seasonal salad? Do they only contain fruits and veggies that's in season at that time or is it something else? Any ideas on seasonal salads? Do you make seasonal salads?
  12. Sugarsnap1982

    Autumn & Winter salads

    In summer, I tend to buy salad at least one every week, and we'll have it on the side for a couple of main meals, or as the main event at lunch time, or as garnish in sandwiches. Even my kids tuck in quite happily, because they've been served it regularly since toddler-hood. On days when we're...
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