April showers bring May flowers? We are hoping for some sunny and warm weather this month that will allow us to spend more time outdoors. Not only is this great for our activity level but also for enjoying fresh ingredients and new cooking opportunities. Why not take some time this month to try out a new fruit or vegetable that is in season?
𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐨𝐧?
Rhubarb and greenhouse strawberries are fruits in season in Ontario.
Fresh and local vegetables include asparagus, carrots, greenhouse cucumber and lettuce, mushrooms, cooking onions, potatoes, radishes, rutabaga, spinach, sprouts, sweet potatoes and greenhouse tomatoes and peppers!
Methods of cooking fresh produce: baking, steaming, roasting, sauteing, grilling/BBQ!
Get creative and try out a new ingredient- it MAY just become your favourite!