Seasonal food of December

The seasonal food of December finds now its best month providing its best taste and scent; indeed, due to its high availability its price is much more affordable. To have a balanced diet we should eat varied foods that provide us with our needs of energy, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins and minerals.

In the arrival of winter our organism needs a higher consumption of fruits and vegetables providing us the vitamins that we need to face the weather changes and to keep our body healthy. In this article you will find the best seasonal food of December, including the mushrooms, to help you supply the needs of your system.


This month we have many seasonal fruits with Designation of Origin: citrus fruits from Valencia, Ebro clementines, custard apples from Granada, kakis from Ribera del Xúquer, apples from Girona and from Reineta del Bierzo, bananas from the Canary Islands and grapes from Vinapoló. Other fruits are the avocado, kiwi and the grapefruit.


Las Pedroñeras purple garlic, Benicarló and Tudela artichokes, Almagro eggplant, Galician rapini, La Cañada tomatoes and the different varieties of peppers we have are some of our designations that are at their best. Other vegetables are chard, celery, broccoli, courgette, pumpkin, onion, cauliflower, endive, spinach, green bean, turnip, cucumber, leek, radish, beetroot, cabbage and carrot.


Almonds, chesnuts and walnuts.


The game meats are a perfect choice besides the pork, lamb and beef.


Among the fishes and seafood we suggest: clams, cod, salmon, common cockles, scallops, red sea breams, prawn, carps, grouper, lobster, conger eel, barnacle, gilt-head bream, sea bass, mussels, oysters, perch, elver, shrimp, red mullet and trout.

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