Here are some of the fun ingredients out there, so talk with your vendors and farmers to see what produce is available in your area.
The autumn ingredients are slowing down and the winter ingredients are showing up. We are seeing the brassicas and winter squashes right now. The fall mushrooms are still around like Manzanita Bolete Mushroom, Chanterelle Mushroom, Lobster Mushroom, Porcini Mushroom, Black Truffle and White Truffle. On the fruit front, more varieties of citrus are coming to the markets with apples and pears still going strong.
Here are items we’ve found recently from farmers, farmers markets, and specialty vendors in Northern California:
Greens, Herbs, And Flowers