June stands for sweet apricots. Rich in carotene, apricots promote a natural, safe and quick suntan. If you buy unripe and sour apricots, dice them and season them with salt, extra virgin olive oil and minced fresh mint. A fresh and unusual summer salad you can serve as a starter.
Fruits and vegetables in season in June
Garlic, asparagus, chard, carrot, cucumber, chicory, onion, green bean, broad bean, courgette flower, lettuce, early potato, nettle, tomato, pea, rhubarb, radish, rocket, celery, dandelion , courgette.
Apricot, black cherry, cherry, strawberry, melon, mulberry, loquat, pear, plum, peach, nectarine, raspberry, currant, gooseberry.
Grey mullet, red snapper, cod, swordfish, sardine, sea bream, sea bass, sole, tuna, red mullet. However, due to overexploitation, some of these species – cod, swordfish and tuna – are endangered: it is advisable to consult a guide for sustainable fishing.