Sunday, April 1, 2012

Announcing Cooking Concepts # 9 - Spring Seasonal Food

Spring has arrived with longer days and warmer weather comes a new crop of fresh produce.

Spring Season falls between winter and summer and rules over the months from March to May. In India, the spring season is honored as the King of the seasons.

I can say that spring is a beautiful season of flowers. Mangoes blossoms rise up on the mango trees. Fresh fruits and vegetables flourish during the spring.\

If we want to increase your idea of seasonal eating, spring is the perfect season to start your diet with springtime fruits and veggies which add most nutritional value.


Now coming to this month’s cooking concept is “Spring Seasonal Food”. Cook anything with fresh veggies, fruits, herbs as main ingredient that you find in Spring Season (that listed in the below list).


The recipes can include any type of the dish from Muffins, Appetizers, Sweets, Desserts, Meals, Curries, Chutney, Tiffins, Snacks, Cakes, Cookies, Beverages…

I will be accommodating only entries which are posted in March and April.


What’s in Spring Season

Veggies – Asparagus, Arthichokes, Radish, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Green Beans, Fava Beans, Peas, Peppers, Fiddlehead Ferns, Turnips, Parsnips, Beets, Spinach, Zucchini, Vidalia onions

Fruits – Apricots, Bananas, Berries, Figs, Kiwi, Mango, Pineapple, Plums, Peaches, Cherries, Melons, Lemons, Tomatoes

Herbs - Chervil, Chives, Dill, Horseradish root, Mint, Parsley, Tarragon

Green Veggies - Arugula, Baby lettuces, Endive, M√Ęche , Mizuna, Pac choi, Sorrel, Spinach, Watercress

Note : Let me know friends if I missed any spring veggies/fruits/herbs in the list 

So why waiting friends, link as many entries as possible.

Here are some guidelines 
  • Make recipes which fit this month’s concept
  • Please link back to this page.
  • Entries which are posted in month’s March and April are allowed.
  • Only Vegetarian Entries are allowed. Eggs are allowed in baking.
  • Use of logo is mandatory which helps to spread the word.
  • Non bloggers or friends who have problem with linky tool can send me the recipes along with the picture to sravscc@gmail.com.


24 comments:

  1. nice event dear..Happy hosting :)

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  2. Happy hosting.Will send in my entries
    http://followfoodie.blogspot.com/

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  3. Would try to participate dear ...

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  4. hmm good one spinach is included right. would try to put soon

    march and april so if one of them is in march i can still link it?

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    1. Yes Meena you can link entries from march also, Thanks !!

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  5. Great event! Glad that you accept entries from March as well. Linking my recipes for Carrot Ginger Soup and Radish Stir Fry. Happy Hosting :)

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  6. nice event ... will send my entries ...

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  7. Nice event.. Happy hosting

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  8. Lovely event! Will definitely send in my entries :) I've uploaded ur event logo in my FB page (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.365297716843412.87748.279186175454567&type=3&l=75abd647ad)

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  9. nice event... will send my entries soon..

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  10. thanks for hosting ...just added mine

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  11. Happy Hosting
    I will add mine
    Http://Great-Secret-Of-Life.blogspot.com

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  12. Lovely theme for this month, just linked strawberry jam :)

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  13. Linked mine
    http://followfoodie.blogspot.com/

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  14. Hi just linked my mix vegetables with spinach gravy. hope the pic shows up

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  15. Linked one more
    http://followfoodie.blogspot.com/

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  16. Sravani,I just wrongly entered the URL of just linked in entry,broccoli stir fry.
    This is the correct URL,please edit
    http://erivumpuliyumm.blogspot.com/2012/04/broccoli-stir-fry-with-grated-coconut.html

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