Fruits and vegetables in season by month: August

August groceries offer a great variety of fresh food. Here is what you can buy to prepare a perfect seasonal menu.

At this time of the year fresh and juicy watermelon is one of the most versatile fruit that can be used to prepare savoury and refreshing dishes. To conclude a summer dinner there is nothing better than a watermelon sorbet: blend the watermelon with some acacia honey and put it into the freezer; add a handful of dark chocolate chips that look like watermelon seeds and give your sorbet an original taste.

Fruits and vegetables in season by month: August
Peppers are seasonal vegetables in August © Ingimage

Seasonal vegetables

Garlic, asparagus, chard, carrot, cucumber, chicory, onion, bean, green bean, broad bean, courgette flower, mushroom, lettuce, potato, corn, aubergine, nettle, tomato, pepper, pea, rhubarb, radish, rocket courgette.

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The orchard in August is rich in fruit and vegetables © Ingimage

Seasonal fruits

Apricot, black cherry, watermelon, cherry, carnelian, fig, prickly pear, melon, blueberry, blackberry, mulberry, blackberry, loquat, pear, plum, peach, nectarine, raspberry, currants, grape, gooseberry.

blueberries august
Blueberries strengthen blood vessels in the legs and face and are excellent to tackle tired eyes © Ingimage

Seasonal fish

Anchovy, grey mullet, sardine, mackerel, sea bass, red mullet. The fish stocks of some species are endangered (including cod, swardfish and tuna) so we do not recommend them.

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