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Fruit and Vegetables in Season in November

Want to know which fruit and vegetables are in season in November in the UK? And want a free printable to help remind you? Read on!

Time for my monthly look at what fruit and vegetables are in season.  In November pickings are getting a bit slim where the fruit is concerned (hope you like apples and pears!), but thankfully there’s still a lot of great quality vegetables in season.  November is all about potatoes and red cabbage – they’re at their best this month – but look out for artichokes and butternut squash too.

fruit and vegetables in season in November UK

And don’t forget to download my free printer-friendly guide to fruit & vegetables in season in November! You can print this out and pop in on your fridge to help when you’re meal planning, or take it with you when you are doing your food shopping so that you know what to look out for.

The Fruit In Season In November

November isn’t a month known for its rich pickings of UK seasonal fruit, but there are some fruits that will see you through the month:

  • Apples (the Cox, Red Pippin, Golden Delicious, and Empire are all common in-season varieties to look out for this month)
  • Pears
  • Quince

The Vegetables To Eat Now

Thankfully there are loads of vegetables in season in November. So much so that you shouldn’t get bored!

  • Artichoke
  • Beetroot
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Butternut Squash
  • Cabbage (Savoy, Spring Green, Red and White)
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Chicory
  • Horseradish
  • Jerusalem Artichoke
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Parsnip
  • Potatoes (maincrop)
  • Pumpkin
  • Salsify
  • Shallots
  • Swede
  • Turnips
  • Wild Mushrooms (here’s a handy guide to dry mushrooms if you’ve got too many!)

The Herbs & Nuts To Eat Now

There are also a few herbs and nuts in season in November, to spice up your cooking.

  • Chestnuts
  • Cobnuts
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Watercress

And there is your definitive guide to what’s in season in November.  What’s on your menu this month?  I’m planning lots of mashed potato, some braised red cabbage with apple, and more tasty comfort food!  And don’t forget to download the printer-friendly version of this post to help keep you right when you’re doing your shopping!

Autumn, Food & Drink

Fruit and Vegetables in Season in October

fruit and vegetables in season in October

Want to know which fruit and vegetables are in season in October in the UK?  You’ve come to the right place! 

Wondering what’s in season this month?  Well, October sees sweetcorn and cox apples at their very best.  This is good news for me as I absolutely adore sweet corn, fresh on the cob!  But October isn’t just about sweet corn and apples, there are still lots of other fresh fruit and vegetables in season in October in the UK.  Here is the complete guide to what’s in season this month.

the fruit and vegetables in season in October in the UK

And don’t forget to download the free printer-friendly guide to fruit & vegetables in season in October.  You can print this off and pop it on your fridge to help you meal plan a seasonal feast.  Or you can pop it in your bag and take it to the supermarket with you so you know what to look out for.

The Fruit In Season In October

There isn’t too much fruit in season right now, but what is in season is at its very best:

What Vegetables To Eat Now

There is an abundance of vegetables in season in October, so take your pick of this tasty bunch:

  • Artichoke
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts (try this tasty Brussels Sprout Gratin)
  • Butternut squash (try roasting your butternut squash seeds to make a tasty snack too!)
  • Cabbage – White, Savoy, Spring Green & Red
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Chicory
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Horseradish
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Marrows
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Rocket
  • Runner Beans
  • Salsify
  • Shallots
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Swede
  • Sweetcorn
  • Turnip
  • Watercress
  • Wild Mushrooms  (see my post on how to dry mushrooms if you have too many!)

What Herbs & Nuts to Eat Now

Don’t forget about the herbs and nuts to liven up your meals!

  • Chestnuts
  • Chives
  • Cobnuts
  • Curly Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Sorrel
  • Thyme

What’s on your menu this month?  I’m going to try and eat as much corn on the cob as is humanly possible!  Slathered in butter of course!  And don’t forget to download the printer-friendly guide to this post to help keep you right when you’re doing your shopping!