In Season Now – April

Apr
2014
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Peas in a pod

SPRING AT LAST!

Fruits
Cherimoyas, Cherries, Grapefruit, Kumquats, Lemons, Limes, Oranges, Pomelos, Rhubarb, Strawberries

Vegetables
Artichokes,  Asparagus, Avocados, Brussel Sprouts, Cardoons, Celeriac, Celery, Chives, Dandelion Greens, Fava Beans, Fave Greens, Fiddlehead Fern,  Green Garlic, Horseradish, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Parsnips, Peas, Purslane, Ramps, Radishes, Rutabagas, Scallions, Shallots, Spinach, Sunchokes, Watercress

Fish/Seafood – East Coast
Cod, Haddock, Pollock, Flounder Sole, Hake, Sea Bass, Striper, Bay Scallops, Sea Scallops, Mussels, Oysters, Rock Shrimp

Fish/Seafood – West Coast
Dungeness Crab, Calamari Squid, Halibut, Mussels, Sablefish (aka Black Cod or Butterfish), King Salmon, Shad, Spot Prawns

Fish/Seafood – UK
Bream, Clams, Cuttlefish, Dab, Gurnard, Haddock, Hake, Herring, Monkfish (aka Anglerfish), Mullet (Grey), Mussels, Pollock, Sardines, Sole (Lemon), Spider Crab, Whiting

Fish/Seafood – Italy/Mediterranean
Anchovy, Brill, Crabs, Hake, Langoustines, Mackerel, Mantis Shrimp (aka Squilla), Monkfish (Anglerfish), Pink Shrimp, Peter’s Fish (aka St. Pierre or John Dory), Rockfish (Scorpionfish)

 

Sources:
– http://www.cuesa.org/page/seasonality-chart-fruit-and-nuts
– http://www.eattheseasons.co.uk/Articles/spinach.php
– http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/Articles/Cooking-Tips–Techniques-642/seafood-season-chart.aspx
– http://www.laculturadelcibo.it/public/pdf/pdf653mangiamoli_giusti.pdf
– http://localfoods.about.com/od/fishseafood/a/West-Coast-Seafood-Seasons.htm
– http://thecornishfishmonger.co.uk/seasonal_fish
– http://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/cooking-tips-shortcuts/seasonal-foods-march-103929

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