Food

A Guide to Seasonal Produce: Learn How to Pick Ripe Fruit With Chef Alice Waters

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 9, 2021 • 4 min read

You’d be hard-pressed to find any evidence of the seasons shopping in most grocery stores in the United States. When everything is available year-round, it can be hard to know when ingredients are truly at their best—a tomato in January isn’t doing anyone any favors—and how to highlight them in your own repertoire.