April: in season this month
Vegetablesasparagus, basil, brocoli (purple-sprouting), jack-in-the-hedge ("wild garlic"), leeks, mushrooms, radishes, rocket, sorrel, spinach, spring onions, swiss chard, watercress
Fish and MeatBrown Crab*, Brown Trout*, Catfish*, Cockles*, Dab*, Flounder*, Grey Mullet*, John Dorey*, Lobster*, Mackerel*, Oyster*, Prawns (cold-water)*, Scampi (Langoustine)*, Turbot*, Welks*, Winkles*
* species in plentiful supply (information based on the Good Fish Guide by the Marine Conservation Society).
This seasonal list is drawn from various sources. Please let us know if your experience of local availability differs from this.