Category Archives for Seasonal Eats

Seasonal Food in December

For me, December is all about the lead up to Christmas and that means it’s filled with seasonal flavours and smells like cinnamon, ginger, citrus and …. well, sprouts. Now is the time that I do my present shopping – mainly online because frankly it’s so much less stressful. I do however treat myself to an annual […]

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Seasonal Food in November

November has arrived, bringing with it a blanket of fog (in Nottingham at least). I’ve often found that fog, rather like snow, seems to induce a childlike frenzy of emotion in otherwise mature and well-rounded adults.  Some find it exciting and mysterious, others, creepy and eerie. A few think it’s just plain gloomy. For me, fog awakens […]

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Seasonal Food for October

Well, here we are again.  The start of another month.  As the days grow shorter, so does the time we have left until Christmas.  In fact we have just 12 weeks until another year’s turkey and stockings are stuffed. If the sheer mention of the ‘c’ word fills you with a sense of dread then […]

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In Season in September

It only seems like yesterday that I was writing this post for August and looking forward to the joys of figs and crayfish.  However, here we are at the start of September and perhaps more significantly, the arrival of Autumn. The bold colours of summer are subtly changing to burnished reds and golds. The wild flowers that carpeted […]

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What’s in season in July?

Don’t you just love the explosion of colour in summer? The soft, blossomy pinks and yellows of spring have subsided and have been replaced by brighter, bolder colours more fitting for the dramatic weather of July. Sultry and sweaty one moment, then dark and stormy the next. Fantastic! As always, the month’s seasonal foods share […]

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What’s in season in May?

Asparagus, Sardines and Elderflower… just a few of the foodie delights that May has to offer… Firstly, an apology is in order for missing the last few months and not posting any seasonal food between February-April.  Today, I’m putting things right with a reminder of all the wonderful foods out there that will be in […]

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