As we approach the festive season, your local fruit and vegetable shop overflows with a sumptuous variety of seasonal produce, perfect for creating a Christmas feast that tantalizes the taste buds. Embark on a culinary journey with these delightful offerings, letting their flavours inspire your holiday feasting!
Celebrate the joy of the season with Strawberry Santa Hat Brownies, adding a playful touch to your Christmas spread.
Embrace the sweetness of the holidays with wonderful Peaches in season now with these Peach & Thyme Shortcakes, a delightful dessert capturing the essence of ripe peaches and the aromatic hint of thyme.
Nectarines and plums bring their juicy richness to the table, ideal for enjoying fresh or enhancing the festive dishes you prepare. Delight in the decadent Cherries Choc-Cherry Olive Oil Bundt Cake, a unique twist on classic cherry desserts for a memorable Christmas treat.
Lychees are a wonderful fruit that call out for summer enjoyment. Experience the exotic blend in this Cucmber & Lychee Sour, a refreshing drink to complement your holiday celebrations.
Berries, bursting with freshness, offer a colorful and vibrant addition to your festive feasting. Get fresh Raspberries and Blueberries at your local fruit and veg shop this week for some delicious snacks!
Explore the versatility of Avocado in an our Avocado & Mango Salad, adding a creamy touch to your Christmas spread. Avocado and Mango are a perfect pairing, well worth a try this summer!
Capsicums are good value this week and are perfect for adding some extra flavour to your summer meals! Try throwing them on the BBQ for some generous char, add to pizza or salads for a delicious topping! Or if you’re looking to mix up your breakfast meals, try these Capsicum Pesto Eggs.
Carrots are a great value vegetable that can really add to your festive feasting table. Their crunchy texture and slightly sweet flavour make them a perfect side-dish to accompany meats in your festive spread. Try these Honey Carrots and Parsnip with Garlic Yoghurt as a festive side.
Eggplant is a wonderful vegetable that is in season now. Add Eggplant to your weekly rotation this summer and get creative. With so many wonderful ways to use this unique vegetable, it’s a great option. Why not get cosy with thie Eggplant, Zucchini and Chickpea Curry that is not only delicious, but is a great budget-friendly meal.
Summer is the best time of year to enjoy Tomatoes. Use them in a range of dishes, from breakfast to dinner and everything in-between. Our Savoury french toast with avocado, tomato and bacon is a wonderful way to enjoy veggies for breakfast, and is also a great option for your festive breakfasts if you’re wanting to feed a crowd!
As you explore the festive offerings at your local fruit and veg shop, remember that selecting seasonal produce not only enhances your festive feasting but also supports local growers and reduces your environmental footprint. Revel in the finest quality, freshness, and service available this holiday season. Head to your nearest store and infuse your Christmas feasting with the bountiful flavours of the season!