May

This is only a guide to seasonal fruit and vegetables. Of course, many are available all the time because of imports, and some are now grown for most of the year and they are included on these lists. Supporting local farmers and producers is by far the best way of eating good food, and helping local agriculture or fishermen; but the best person to ask what is in season is your greengrocer, fishmonger or butcher.

VEGETABLES

Asparagus
Aubergines
Beans
Cauliflowers
Courgettes
Fennel
Leeks
Lettuce
Mint
Mushrooms
Onions
Parsley
Peppers
Potatoes (early)
Peppers
Samphire
Spinach
Sweet Potatoes
Radishes
Watercress

FRUITS

Apples
Apricots
Avocados
Bananas
Cherries
Elderflowers
Gooseberries
Grapefruits
Grapes
Kiwi fruit
Lemons
Limes
Mangoes
Melons
Oranges
Pears
Rhubarb
Strawberries

MEAT

Duck
Lamb
Wood Pidgeon

FISH

Clams
Halibut
Haddock
Hake
John Dory
Lobster
Oyster (rock)
Plaice
Prawn (cold-water)
Salmon (Atlantic and Pacific)
Trout (brown)
Turbot

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