January seasonal food

In January's seasonal food you will find rich game meats to complement hearty root vegetables. You will also see an abundence of sweet winter fruits and nuts such as oranges and pomegranates.

January seasonal food

Meat

Pheasant

Pheasant

Try one of these wonderful recipes with this flavoursome bird in a pie, as a roast or make a terrine. 

Celebrate game

Celebrate game

Bring in the game birds and light the Christmas candles – we’re heading for the country. Make the most of British comfort food with these hearty game recipes.

Venison

Venison

Venison has a flavour reminiscent of beef, but is richer and can have a gamey note. Venison tends to have a finer texture and is leaner than comparable cuts of beef.

 

Duck recipes

Duck recipes

Try one of our wonderful succulent duck recipes with this versatile meat.

 


Fish and shellfish

Mussels

Mussels

British mussels are at their most succulent in the chilly months. Let us tempt you with our tasty mussel recipes.

Oysters

Oysters

Whether you regard them as food of the gods, or spawn of the devil, oysters are a unique culinary experience.

Scallops

Scallops

The kingly scallop is available all year round, but the cold winter months are the best time to eat these delightful morsels of loveliness.

Sea bass

Sea bass

Sea bass is a textured, firm, white fish with a unique meaty flavour. Try one of our wonderful sea bass recipes for a flavoursome meal. 

 


Vegetables

Leeks

Leeks

Leeks may look like giant spring onions but that's because they're from the same family. They're also related to garlic, and  this pungent flavour comes through, though their taste is much more subtle. 

Celeriac

Celeriac

Though it looks like a misshapen swede, it's tastes similar to celery – both belong to the parsley family – and is often known as celery root. Pick a medium-sized celeriac if you can.

Cabbage recipes

Cabbage recipes

Cabbage doesn't have to be boring. Get some inspiration for how to glamourise this winter favourite with these gorgeous cabbage recipes.

Beetroot

Beetroot

We love the earthy flavour and versatile nature of nutritious beetroot. Here are some beetroot recipes, including a cake.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Cauliflower is pleasingly versatile – boil it, roast it, steam it, stir-fry it, or eat it raw in one of these seasonal cauliflower recipes.

 


Fruit and nuts

Walnuts

Walnuts

Walnuts are perfect for pasta, salads and paired with goat's cheese. Try these fantastic walnut recipes.

Pomegranates

Pomegranates

Sweet, succulent and reminiscent of Christmas, pomegranates don't look like much from the outside, but open this exotic fruit up and you'll find that seeds are truly the jewels in nature's crown.

 

The sweet fruits of winter

The sweet fruits of winter

Cranberries, pomegranates and quinces are magical ingredients and their perfumed scent will fill your kitchen. Try them in one of these wonderful recipes. 

Pears

Pears

Pears are ideal fodder for salads, desserts and with cheese, as our pear recipes show.

Orange recipes

Orange recipes

Are your orange consumption habits confined to orange juice and the odd fruit salad? Try these delicious recipes using oranges and make the most of your citrus fruit. Use them to add a sweet sharp edge to savoury dishes or try them in orange cake, carrot cake or decadent chocolate orange desserts.

 

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