Whether fruit or vegetables, almost everything is available in August. This is the harvest month, so to speak. So avoid wasting food (see antigaspi.lu) and do not forget to ask your neighbours to take care of your garden when you go on holiday. It would really be a pity if that variety of produce would go to waste. And for those who stay at home: why not organize a nice evening in the garden? After all it’s barbecue season.

Luxembourgish agriculture offers something for every taste and the icing on the cake will be without doubt the dessert. Why not bake a traditional pie using Luxembourgish products such as flour, butter, eggs, apples, pears, plums, damsons, Mirabelle, cherries ... topped with whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream made from sheep’s milk for example, which is also produced here in Luxembourg!

Have you eaten too much?

And if you have eaten too much, you can prepare yourself an infusion with fresh herbs from the garden, or with fennel seeds, which are an effective aid to digestion. Fennel is also said to be an aphrodisiac ...

More about all the produce that is available in August at www.regionalsaisonal.lu