Market Produce Supplement


As reliable as ever, here is the seasonal produce list from the guys & gals at Wild Harvest in London’s Covent Garden.

Mushrooms & Truffles

My apologies for the miscommunication regarding Ceps last week; we were expecting them in, but due to hot weather conditions in South Africa we did not receive our delivery.  Unfortunately it is still too hot, so we will not be receiving them this week.  We will update you as and when they come in.

We will be moving to Portugal this week for all Girolle, yellow-legged and grey-legged Chanterelle and Pied de Mouton.  Girolles are cleaner and smaller than their American cousins, as are the pied de mouton.  Chanterelle is in good shape with a bright yellow stem, a little larger than the French variety, but will stand up well on the plate.  Trompette de la Mort is coming in from America as the European season comes to an end.  We are now working with cultivated French grey oysters, which are smaller and neater than the English variety.

Perigord and Italian Black Winter truffles are both in excellent condition with a regular, even size, a great nose and marbling and dark colouring.

Seasonal Produce

  • Blood orange
  • Seville orange
  • Leafy clementines
  • Buddha’s hand
  • Finger limes
  • Angelina plums
  • Comice and William pear
  • Royal Gala apples
  • White South African Peaches
  • Quince
  • Sea Purslane
  • Sea Kale
  • Roots and tubers: Jerusalem Artichokes, Parsley and Chervil root and Crosnes
  • Beetroot: candied, golden and crapaudine and baby purple beetroot
  • Cima di Rapa
  • Puntarella
  • Green and Black Radishes
  • Oca Tuber
  • Globe and Poivrade Artichokes
  • Iron Bar Pumpkins
  • Romanesco
  • Black Cabbage
  • Cima di Rapa
  • Puntarella

Seasons End

  • Nettles
  • Sloes
  • Rose Hips
  • Muscat Grapes

*Please note Sea Beet is not available due to frost on the ground, we will keep you updated as it comes in

 

As always a big thanks to Lou at Wild Harvest for making this update possible, and if you’d like to know any more information you can contact them below:

Wild Harvest Ltd

Units B61-64 New Covent Garden Market

London.

W: WildHarvestUK
T:020 7498 5397

WildHarvestUK

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