Home cooking for Spring and Easter

Manually harvesting of green asparagus in spring

Goodbye Winter, and hello Spring!  The days are getting longer, temperatures are warming and plants are blossoming in time for Summer.  There are some great ingredients to enjoy during this season –  rhubarb, asparagus, and jersey royal new potatoes to name a few.  Also during the Spring months, we have the Easter festival to look forward to, which is typically celebrated with sweet treats and traditional feasts.

What’s good to eat in the springtime?

There are lots of fresh tasty ingredients available in March, April, and May months. Here is a list of ingredients to sink your teeth into, courtesy of http://www.eattheseasons.co.uk/.

  • Asparagus, broccoli, jersey royal new potatoes, lettuce & salad leaves, purple sprouting broccoli, radishes, rocket, samphire, spinach, spring onions, watercress, wild nettles
  • Bananas, kiwi fruit, rhubarb
  • Basil, chives, dill, sorrel
  • Lamb, wood pigeon
    Cockles, crab, langoustine, lobster, plaice, prawns, salmon, sea trout, shrimp, whitebait