Saturday, 28 July 2012

What's In Season - During June

The following can be found in the markets during June. These lists are compiled from my visits to markets in Turkey. (This list is being updated during the month).


Apple - elma
Apricots - kayısı 
Artichoke - enginar
Aubergine - patlıcan
Banana - muz
Beetroot - kırmızı pancar
Broccoli - yeşil karnıbahar
Cabbage - lahana/başlahana
Cabbage red - kırmızı lahana
Carrot - havuç

Cherries - kıraz
Courgette - kabak
Cucumber - salatalık/hıyar

Doughnut Peach - şeftalı *
Eggplant - patlıcan
Figs dried - kuru incir

Galia Melon - galia kavun
Garlic - sarmısak
Grapevine leaves - asma yaprağı
Green beans - ayşekadın/taze fasulye/yeşil fasulye
Kiwi fruit - kivi
Leek - pırasa
Lemon - lımon
Lettuce - marul

Loquat - yeni dünya or Malta Eriği
Mushroom - mantar
Olive - zeytin
Onion - soğan
Orange - portakal

Oyster Mushrooms - istiridye mantarı   
Parsley - maydonaz
Peaches - şeftalı
Pear - armut
Pepper green - yeşil biber
Pepper red - kırmızı biber/arnavutbiberi
Pepper sweet red - tatlı kırmızı biber

Plum (small green, quite sour tasting) - eric
Potato, normal and some new - patates
Pumpkin - kabak (it tends to be sold in bags precut into chunks now)
Radish - turp

Rocket - roket
Samphire or Sea Asparagus or (turkish translation Sea Of Cowpea) - deniz börülcesi
Spinach - espanya
Spring Onions - yeşil soğan
Strawberries - çilek

Tomatoes, cherry, normal, on the vine and beef types - domates (sakım - on the vine)
Turnip - turp

Water melon - karpuz


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