What’s in Season: Summer

Summer CherriesAny foodie knows that a good knowledge of what’s in season is imperative for successful menu planning. Use the below guide to assist you to incorporate fresh, in-season produce, local to the Bendigo region, into your meal planning – without the guesswork.

Fruit
Apricots, berries, cherries, figs, grapefruit, grapes, melons, oranges (Valencia) peaches, plums, strawberries, tomatoes.

Vegetables
Beans, beetroot, capsicums, carrots, corn, cucumbers, chillies, eggplant, leeks, lettuce, onions, peas, potatoes, rhubarb, silverbeet, spring onions, squash, zucchinis.

Herbs
Basil, bay leaf, bronze fennel, chives, dill, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, watercress.