December harvest

Harvest and store
December 22, 2009


In December you can harvest many autumn and winter vegetables. I must admit that I tried some of them, but only few survived.

LettuceI'm still harvesting fresh lettuce leaves.


Chili peppers, paprika and bell peppers are still producing few precious pods.

Giant cardoonsFinally I harvested my giant cardoons. Read the post: Harvest and cook the giant cardoon


Aromatic herbsI'm harvesting many aromatic herbs, still fresh and tender: marjoram, celery, parsley, chervil, and the amazing chives garlic: a must-have!
Recipes with chives garlic (nira).

I'm harvesting also coriander and dill sowed in autumn.


December fruitsDecember harvest is rich of fruits too: my uncle (yes, the same that gave me the giant mint leaves) send me some apples, avocados, grapefruit and feijoe.

Avocado recipes.
Apple Recipes.


Seasonal cooking


Seasonal herbs and spices: Borage, cilantro, cress, dill, nettle, parsley.

Seasonal Vegetables: Artichokes, beetroots, broccolis, cabbage, cardoons, carrots, cauliflower, celery knob, chicory, endive, fennel, jerusalem artichoke, kale, leek, lettuce, pumpkin, radicchio, savoy, spinach, sprout, Swiss chard, turnips, turnip-tops.

Seasonal Fruits: Ananas, apples, carobs, citrons, clementines, grapefruits, hazelnuts, kiwi, lemons, oranges, persimmons, tangerines.



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Comments

Author: Joanne (URL)
22/12/2009

I am so excited for all of the winter citrus fruit! All of your harvests sound so good...gotta love the chives. I ve never eaten cardoons. I can t wait to see what you do with them!


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