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 season in May…
Vegetables in season in May
Just seeing those top two, fills me with a real sense of pleasure. Asparagus is always such a treat and I really believe that not much beats the humble pea. My little boy and I love to sit and munch our way through bags of fresh peas at this time of year – although I can’t help but feel that I’m doing all the shelling and Jacob is doing all the eating…
Asparagus Risotto – Phil Vickery/BBC Good Food
Meat & Fish in season in May
Another gorgeous selection! Sardines always remind me of holidays to Spain where we eat them fresh from the BBQ with a beautiful zingy salsa full of zesty lemon.
Grilled Sardines with Sauce Vierge – James Martin/BBC Good Food
This is the one that I’m MOST excited about! Last year, I was given a recipe for Elderflower Champagne, but I didn’t get around to collecting any Elderflower before its season was finished so I’ve waited a whole year in anticipation of finally giving it a go! If it’s good, I’ll be sure to post it but in the meantime, here’s something to be going on with…