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Eat What’s in Season 吃应季食品


When I was younger, my favourite dish at home was stuffed tomatoes with french fries. My dad is an amateur chef and I would eat 5 easily. It’s the perfect feel-good food and so flavourful.

So on a cold November day, I had asked my dad whether we could have them for dinner and he said that it was not possible because tomatoes don’t grow in winter and therefore it’s only a summer dish. I was baffled, but aren’t they in the stores all year long?

To which he replied, yes but they are not as healthy for us or the planet so better respect eating according to the seasons.

当我更年轻一些的时候,我最喜欢的食物是酿番茄配炸薯条。我的爸爸是个业余厨师,这样的食物我可以轻松地吃5份。这样的食物吃起来感觉良好,滋味丰富。在一个寒冷的11月的某一天,我问我爸爸我们是否可以把西红柿当晚餐吃,他说这是不可能的,因为西红柿在冬天不生长,这是一道夏季的菜。我很困惑,但它们不是全年都在商店里吗?

他回答说,是的,但是它们对我们和地球都不健康,所以最好根据季节来选择食物。


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Seasonal Food? Shenme?

季节性食物?是什么?