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Recipe of the week:

Ardennes Salad

Ardennes Salad

Ardennes salad is made with potatoes, bacon, onions and cooked green salad.

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In February...

Just coming into season: Endives (head of chicory), Cabbage,
Endives (head of chicory)

In season: Oranges, Grapefruit, Apple, Kiwi, Mandarins, Pineapples, Bananas, Chestnuts, Leek, Beetroot, Brussels sprouts, Mont-d'Or,

End of season for: Japanese chestnut pumpkin (Potimarron), Celeriac, Red cabbage,
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