Are you craving the vibrant flavours of fresh and seasonal produce to enhance your cooking? Your Local Fruit and Veg Shop is the ultimate destination! Embrace the chilly atmosphere as an opportunity to relish comforting meals, utilising the diverse range of superior-quality fruits and vegetables that are abundant and waiting for you to explore this week.
Delicious and crunchy Pears are our pick of the week. Pears are delicious, nutrient-rich fruits with a delightful balance of sweetness and juiciness, offering vitamins, fibre, and versatile cooking and snacking options. Look for new-season Packham and Beurre Bosc Pears at your local fruit and veg shop this week. This cosy recipe of Honey Baked Pears with Sweet Rice Pudding is a great dessert option this week.
Pick up a bunch of fresh Apples this week and enjoyed fresh as a snack, or use them up in salads, baked into pies chips, and transformed into flavourful sauce or juice. If you’re entertaining this week, try this Caremlised Apple-Topped Brie for a delicious entree your guests will love.
Kiwi fruit is new in season with plenty of options available. Kiwi fruit is high in vitamin C to support your immune system in these colder months, and is a refreshing fruit to add to cereals, salads and smoothies. Try this Kiwi Kale & Strawberry Smoothie to kickstart your day.
Melons are a wonderful Autumn fruit, perfect for the kids’ lunchbox, or added to a leafy salad. Watermelon and Rockmelon are great options this week. Mix up this Watermelon, Rockmelon & Goats Cheese Salad and enjoy some melons this week.
Mandarins are juicy and sweet and are a great Autumn fruit. Varieties available are Imperial and Arfourer. Pick up a bunch of Mandarins from your local fruit and veg shop. Try these simple and tasty Salted Choc-Dipped Mandarins for a sweet treat.
Autumn is the best time of year to enjoy seasonal greens and hearty veg. Broccoli is loaded with nutrients and can be enjoyed in a variety of creative meals. Our Chicken & Broccoli Bolognese is a great way to pack in some vitamins while enjoying a comforting meal.
There are so many ways to use and enjoy Cauliflower, it’s truly a wonderful option for cool-weather meals. Cauliflower can add a creamy, almost nutty flavour to your dishes and works great in soups, salads and roast dinners. We also enjoy them in pastries like these Cauliflower Pasties.
Brussels Sprouts are plentiful and in excellent quality. Discover a new way with Brussels Sprouts, whether you slice them thin and add them so salads like slaw or a warm roast veg salad, or fry them up and boost their flavour with some char, they’re a wonderful cold-weather option for your shopping basket this week.
Ginger offers a multitude of benefits, including aiding digestion, reducing nausea, alleviating muscle soreness, boosting immunity, reducing inflammation, and promoting overall well-being with its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Pick up some Ginger from your local fruit and veg shop this week and enjoy the benefits of this powerful food. You can even add it to your morning juice! Our Zesty Ginger Juice is a great morning kick starter!
Your local Fruit and Veg shop hand select their produce from local Growers and Wholesalers at the central markets to bring you the best quality available! Pick up some of this produce and more from your local Fruit and Veg shop this week!