It is the start of a new month, so time to receive some inspiration for meals by which vegetables and fruit are in season.
The following fruits and vegetables listed below are at their best and cheapest this month. These lists are for Australia, but if you live in the UK you can see what’s in season at Eat the Seasons UK and for North America Eat the Seasons US.
pples – fuji – lady williams – sundowner, cumquat, custard apple, grapefruit – yellow – pink, lemons, limes, mandarins – ellendale – imperial – murcot, nashi, oranges – blood – navel, pawpaw, pineapple – smooth leaf, pomelo, rhubarb, tangelo.
asian greens – bok choy – choy sum – gai laan – wonga bok, avocados – fuerte – hass – sharwill, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, fennel, garlic, ginger, horseradish, jerusalem artichoke, kohlrabi, leeks, okra, olives, onions, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, swede, sweet potato, turnip, witlof.
Now on to the plan!
Monday: Spaghetti alla Matriciana
Tuesday: Risotto Napoletana
Wednesday:Beef Stir Fry with Asian Greens
Thursday: Left Overs
Friday: Home Made Fish and Chips
Saturday: Chicken Schnitzel and Seasonal Vegetables
Sunday: Beef Stroganoff
For more menu planning ideas head on over to Laura’s place at “I’m an Organizing Junkie“.