June is the month when those reviving
and inspiring summer fruits and vegetables begin to pour into the shops.
June is a month to celebrate
mid-summer, as the Romans did, with wine and flower-decked boats. Or to encourage bounteous crops of sparkling
wine, as on the banks of the Moselle – where the whole village would turn out to light their sun symbol, a giant straw-covered
wheel, and guide it, burning fiercely, down the hillside vineyards and into the river.
Try peas in their pods, strawberries from the fields and use elderflowers – another product
of the month. The tiny florets will make fritters, pancakes, flavour egg custards and brew into sparkling
For more information access
this month's Seasonal Foods datasheet