WINTER: what is in season?

Sandra Slawinski 20th December 2019 0 comments

Although it’s been quite cold, windy and rainy in Brussels lately, winter officially hits us 21 December, tomorrow!

My faithful readers know I only use seasonal ingredients and local when possible. So what is winter bringing us?

from AUTUMN to WINTER – still a few fruit and veg that got in season in autumn we can carry through January:

squashes ( pumpkin, butternut)

Brussels sprouts

chicon/Belgian endive


persimmons ( not local to Belgium)

clementines/mandarins ( not local to Belgium)



WINTER – it is the season of everything cabbage and root veg

white, red and green cabbages ( kale)


celery root



all citrus fruits ( not local to Belgium – except lemons from my moms garden)

all exotic fruits like mango, passion fruit, pineapple, papaya, kiwi, pomegranate ( not local to Belgium)

Written and photographed by Sandra Slawinski without commercial deals.