One of my favorite things about being at the market in the wee hours of the morning is the mouthwatering smells you encounter as the farmers unload their goods. In the summer months, it’s the intoxicating aroma of basil that steals the show.
Fresh herbs are the culinary workhorses of the produce world. Whether it’s a simple pinch of thyme on sautéed mushrooms, a sprinkle of lemon basil tossed over grilled fish or a blend of mint, parsley and chervil tossed in a vinaigrette, the distinct nuance of flavor they add makes them essential in any kitchen.
June is off to a delicious start at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, with the first field-grown tomatoes and cucumbers already making their debut. In addition to the return of your favorite summer fruits and veggies, this month brings some exciting new additions to the market. Here’s what’s not-to-miss this June at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market:
The month of May kicked off with some unusually warm but welcome weather.
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