June seasonal foods

British produce shines in June. The seasonal array is dazzling: omega 3-rich mackerel; broad beans and peas; earthy beetroot; tangy gooseberries, raspberries and succulent strawberries. Eat like the gods.

June seasonal foods

Meat

Lamb recipes

Lamb recipes

Grilled, roasted, stewed or spiced – we love cooking with lamb.

 


Fish and shellfish

Crab

Crab

Crabmeat is a flavoursome yet delicate treat. Pick it up from your local fishmonger or supermarket when it's in season.

Salmon

Salmon

Packed with brain-boosting omega 3 fatty acids salmon is incredibly good for you and it doesn't taste half bad either. Here's some of our best salmon recipes to get your tastebuds going.

Mackerel

Mackerel

Mackerel is one of our favourite oily fish, plus it tastes great with these recipes, griddled, smoked or in a pâté.

 


Vegetables

Top of the pods

Top of the pods

Peas, mangetout, broad beans and sugar snaps really come into their own now. Tom Norrington-Davies thinks they’re the peas de résistance.

Peas

Peas

Love peas but never quite sure what to do with them? Serve them mushy with fish and chips, pureed with a little mint, or add to salads, pasta dishes or risottos. Alternatively, blitz them up and make a pea soup.

Broad bean recipes

Broad bean recipes

Learn to love the tasty delights of this nutritious, versatile vegetable with these exciting broad bean recipes

Courgettes

Courgettes

Versatile, easy to grow and low in calories, there's more to the courgette than being a staple in ratatouille or vegetarian lasagne.

Spinach

Spinach

Spinach is a great source of vitamins – and is a versatile ingredient in salads, pasta and pies.

Beetroot recipes

Beetroot recipes

Earthy, vibrant, good in cake. What's not to love about beetroot? Try these recipes, including Greek beef burger with beetroot salad, smoked salmon and beetroot carpaccio and chocolate beetroot cake.

Spring onion recipes

Spring onion recipes

Slice or dice, add to stir fries, soups, salads or mix into mash. The spring onion has veritable bounty of uses.

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus recipes

It's a short season for British asparagus, so make the most of this lovely, lithe vegetable by cooking one of our delicious asparagus recipes.

Celebrate watercress

Celebrate watercress

Try watercress in a soup, salad or as an accompaniment to strongly flavoured meat. 

 


Fruit

Strawberries

Strawberries

It's strawberry season, hallelujah, and our fresh strawberry recipes are sweet treats of loveliness.

Record breaking raspberries

Record breaking raspberries

Raspberries are the perfect mix of sweet and tart so celebrate them with these wonderful recipes.

Gorgeous gooseberries

Gorgeous gooseberries

The gooseberry is a fruit often found in desserts, pickled and even preserved. We have selected some of the best recipes for you to try with this versatile tangy berry.

 

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mmarianne

June 1

user recipe: strawberries marinated in elderflowerjuice:1 kg strawberries (cut into halves) and about 1o ml concentrated elderflowerjuice marinate for about 1h and served chilled, maybe with a little vanilla ice-cream

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