What to put on your plate in October

What's in season in France this month?

Fruits
Quince, fig, raspberry, blackberry, blueberry, peach, pear, apple, plum, damson and grape. Plus walnuts and chestnuts.

Damsons

Focus on: the damson (quetsche in French) is a variety of elongated plums whose flesh is firm and less sweet than mirabelles or Reine-Claudes. Arriving in France under Louis XIV, it has become best acclim

atised to the silico-clay ...

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