As we roll in to a bright new year, there is plenty on offer at your local fruit and veg shop! Summer has been producing a wide variety of delicious fruit and veg, and as the season continues into southern regions we are seeing an extension of the season providing lots of great produce for you and your family this week!
Our pick of the week is Plums. Juicy, sweet and full of antioxidants, Plums are an absolute winner. Pop them in salads to add some sweetness, or add to your morning muesli or cereal, or better yet, eat them just as they are for a delicious snack! You can’t go wrong starting the new year off with a summer fling with Plums!
Stonefruit season is at its peak, with a variety of delicious fruit on offer as the season moves south. Pick from delicious Victorian and Tasmanian Cherries and relish in the joy of these sweet little delights! Apricots, Peaches and Nectarines are in excellent supply and quality this week, perfect for your summer picnics or barbecues! After something to really impress your guests? Try these Duck Tacos with Cherry Salsa for a savoury twist!
You can’t go wrong with Berries this week! Sweet and juicy Blueberries are high in antioxidants and are a delicious snack to keep your brain moving throughout the day. Try making these Lemon & Blueberry Scones with the kids this week, we promise they’ll love them! Raspberries are another great snack to help you go from hangry to happy, and these Raspberry Chocolate Jam Bites are the ultimate sweet treat!
Pick up some Papaya this week from your local fruit and veg shop and celebrate the taste of summer. Papaya is delicious in salads, added to sweets or snacked on alone. Need some inspiration on how to use Papaya this week? Whip up this Papaya & Banana Smoothie for a refreshing summer drink to kickstart your day!
Grapes are plentiful this week, with a range of great quality white seedless, red seedless, sweet globe, black muscat and black sapphire available. Grapes are the perfect summer snack, and are great to pack for picnics, lunches or weekend sport! Pop some Grapes into your basket this week and enjoy this fresh, seasonal fruit while it lasts!
Summer is the best season for fresh, flavourful Tomatoes. Whether you’re choosing from heirloom, roma, or truss varieties, you’re sure to find one you like to suit your cooking needs this week. Looking to level up the presentation of your next summer salad? Pick up some heirloom tomatoes, slice them lengthways and place on top of a bed of greens with your favourite dressing for a salad that will wow.
After a no-fuss veg that packs in flavour and can be prepared in so many ways? Pick up some Eggplant this week and make whatever your heart desires! Whether you’re into vegetarian ‘Parmy’s’ or a home-made baba ganoush, there’s an option for everyone with Eggplant. For a middle-eastern inspired dish, try this Roast Eggplant Fattoush that will keep you coming back for seconds!
Add some Radish to your shopping list this week! This refreshing little root veg adds so much life to your summer dishes, with a slightly peppery flavour that adds complexity and crunch! Try our Pea & Radish Salad for a dish to impress this summer!
Be sure to add fresh herbs to your shopping list this week. Herbs are essential to add flavour, colour and freshness to your meals. Pick from a variety of fresh Basil, Rosemary, Thyme and Mint and give your meals a boost!
Your local Fruit and Veg shop hand select their produce from local Growers and Wholesalers to bring you the best quality available! Pick up some of this produce and more from your local Fruit and Veg shop this week!