We’re blooming with excitement about this new season. In addition to the warmer weather, array of enticing events and flourishing gardens, the new season of spring also represents a time of new flavours. Ready to get those tummies grumbling for seasonal goodness? Read on below for some of the best spring tastes to uncover as you journey around the Mornington Peninsula.
At The Farmgates
Bursting with colour, the Mornington Peninsula farmgates are home to the freshest produce suited to each season. Throughout spring, enjoy crunchy asparagus, juicy lemons and luscious berries (in November)! Don’t forget to pick up all the additional foodie essentials during the visit, from tapas bites to take-home meals that all the family will love.
Click here to learn more about spring produce on the Mornington Peninsula. And to take a tour of all the region’s leading farmgates, tap on the link here.
In The Restaurants
Seasonal menus are a great way to discover the best tastes and flavours at any time of the year. And between the many beachside, vineyard-side or main street restaurants of the region, a seasonal menu is a common find! Keen to pull up a seat at a winery restaurant? The menu here will often be paired with a curated wine list. Talk about matches made in heaven!
Discover all of the Mornington Peninsula’s best restaurants via the link here.
Sweet And A Treat
Time to treat yourself during the season of spring? Of course it is! There are many places where you can pick up or forage for sweet bites across the Mornington Peninsula. Ripe ‘n’ Ready Cherry Farm in Red Hill will be welcoming back their U-Pick cherry experience in mid-November. For something a little festive, make sure to check out the Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery Strawberry Affair event in Flinders throughout October, with irresistible delights aplenty!
To explore more artisan producers and retailers throughout the region, click here.
Out To Sea
While seafood is delicious at any time of the year, spring brings about an ocean of excitement from under the sea. In the eyes of the team from Peninsula Fresh Seafood, top seasonal produce includes sweet mussels, briny oysters and the fan-favourite flathead! Snapper, King George whiting, garfish and calamari also start running in the Bay.
Get all the inspiration for your next seafood feast with Peninsula Fresh Seafood here.
Follow The Wine Food Farmgate Trail
If there’s one way to fully indulge in the flavours of spring, a journey along the Mornington Peninsula’s Wine Food Farmgate Trail gets our full approval! From fabulous farmgates to celebrated cellar doors, there is so much opportunity to undertake the ultimate foodie adventure. Go solo, with the family or even with a group of friends!
Check out everything there is to know about the Wine Food Farmgate Trail here.