International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

Spring: Recipes in Season

Basket of Strawberries

Image Creative Commons by Mr.TinDC

With memories of winter fading, tender shoots, young sprouts and fresh greens begin pushing their way through the warming soil. Green peas and firm asparagus are at their peak. Plump red strawberries and fragrant pineapples sweeten market shelves. The widening array of springtime produce is a harbinger of the larger harvest to come.

Here is a list of items that are abundant, fresh and seasonal for Spring.

March Ingredients

March Vegetables

Asparagus | Beets | Green Beans | Peas | Peppers

March Fruits

Bananas | Berries | Figs | Kiwi | Mangoes | Pineapple

March Fish and Seafood

Pacific Coast Clams | Oysters

April Ingredients

April Vegetables

Artichokes | Asparagus | Green Beans | Beets | Corn | Fava Beans | Fiddlehead Ferns | Peas | Peppers

April Fruits

Bananas | Berries | Figs | Kiwi | Mangoes | Nectarines | Peaches | Pineapple | Plums

April Fish and Seafood

Pacific Coast Clams | Oysters

May Ingredients

May Vegetables

Artichokes | Asparagus | Green Beans | Beets | Corn | Fava Beans | Kohlrabi | Peas | Peppers | Spinach

May Fruits

Apricots | Bananas | Cherries | Figs | Mangoes | Melons | Nectarines | Peaches | Pineapple | Plums | Rhubarb | Strawberries

International Recipes for Spring

Try these rejuvenating spring recipes.

Knaidlach

Knaidlach (Israeli, Jewish matzo balls in broth)

(Israeli, Jewish matzo balls in broth)

Reshteh Polo

Cutting fresh reshteh noodles

(Persian aromatic rice and noodle pilaf layered with meat)

Maiwein

Glass of Maiwein

(German white wine with sweet woodruff)

Mint Julep

Mint Julep (American, Southern bourbon cocktail)

(American, Southern bourbon cocktail)

Charoset

A bowl of charoset and its component ingredients

(Jewish, Israeli walnut, apple and wine Passover sweet)