A set of products in a circle, healthy food. Fruits, vegetables and nuts. Cartoon flat vector illustration isolated on white background.I found this word in one of the Sunday supplements;  apparently, it means ‘eating seasonally, shopping locally, limiting food waste and avoiding plastic packaging. So now you know, if you think like me, there is a name for us!

There are lots of lovely fruit and veg. that have recently appeared on our shelves from abroad.  But, for centuries we lived off our land, and today, with so much emphasis on food miles, sustainability etc. I like to ‘eat local’ as much as possible,  cutting out the need for massive container ships carrying food halfway across the world, when we have so much that is home-grown and good.

Here are a couple of seasonal recipes using inexpensive local ingredients :