Seasonal French basket
Sur le marché Time to go foraging
châtaigne (chestnut), coing (quince), figue (fig), framboise (raspberry), kiwi, noix (walnut), poire (pear), pomme (apple), raisin (grapes)
citrouille (pumpkin), panais (parsnip), rutabaga (swede), topinambour (Jerusalem artichoke), roquette, oseille (sorrel), échalotte (shallot), oignon (onion), fenouil (fenel), blette (chard), épinards (spinach) The exceptionally hot summer followed by heavy rainfall this year has created ideal conditions for mushroooms to thrive in certain parts of France. So this autumn is the perfect time to get your basket, gardening gloves and wellies and go find some tasty champignons. If you’re unsure if a mushroom is safe to eat ( comestible), go to your local pharmacy to have it checked.
In France, you can find: cèpes rosés des près girolles trompettes de la mort pieds de mouton