Green to purple, sweet to tantalisingly tart, the perky plum comes in several guises that taste every bit as good as they look. August is the time to get gorging on fine seasonal plums.
Our quick and tasty tip:
- Try making a spiced plum compote with five spice, port, vinegar, cinnamon and orange juice and zest. Delicious served with roast pork.
What to eat now
Eat seasonably helps you enjoy fresh fruit and veg at its seasonal best. That means better value, better taste and a better deal for the planet.
What to grow now
It’s easy to grow your own tasty fruit and veg. We’ve step-by step growing guides, offers from the biggest gardening brands and help from the experts.
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What’s for dinner?
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