Here are some of the fun ingredients out there so talk with your vendors and farmers to see the produce availability in your area.
Summer ingredients is slowing down and we are starting to see the fall ingredients trickle in. Grab the last of the melons, tomatoes, summer squash and eggplant. We should still see peppers and figs for a bit longer. Autumn ingredients are showing up like Green Bean, Haricot Vert, Romano Bean, Yellow Wax Bean, and lots of shelling beans. On the fruit front, Pomegranate and Persimmon are here with apples and pears starting and citrus and Cranberry coming.
Here are the items we have found recently from farmers, farmers markets, and specialty vendors in Northern California: