What is in season in the UK in November? Eating local, seasonal produce all year
Despite the overnight frosts setting in, and the likelihood of rain increasing, the British produce just keeps on coming. Believe it or not, it’s possible to eat locally-produced food all year round in the UK. So what is in season in the UK in November?
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What is in season in the UK in November – fruit
- Clementines (beginning of season)
This apple and cranberry oat crumble is an amazing level-up from standard apple crumble, and can easily be made dairy-free if needs be by subbing the dairy ingredients for non-dairy equivalents.
What is in season in the UK in November – vegetables
- Brussels sprouts
- Butternut squash (end of season)
- Cabbages (white, savoy & red)
- Swiss chard
- Wild mushrooms
Shallots are small members of the onion family and are delicious in stews or crispy on top of burgers or hot dogs. Alternatively, this creamy potato and shallot gratin is an excellent side dish although we’d probably eat it all on its own too.
What’s in season in the UK in November – meat, fish & seafood.
The majority of British meats and fish are farmed year-round, but you’ll find better prices and quality by sticking to what’s in season.
Be careful to make sure that what you buy is sustainably-sourced as well as locally-produced, especially when fish is concerned. A good place to start is the Marine Conservation Society’s Good Fish Guide. It’s also good to double-check what’s available as close to you as possible. This is because fish and seafood seasons can vary slightly depending on where in the UK you live.
Here’s what’s in season in the UK in November when it comes to meat, fish and seafood:
- Guinea fowl
- Wild duck
Fish & seafood
For a tasty seafood dish, try this clam linguine recipe, the addition of turmeric and chilli makes it a lovely cosy meal for a chilly night.