Spring is well and truly here, and with varied weather across the country, there’s a range of produce available at your local fruit and veg shop to produce some delicious meals and snacks for you and the family this week.
Broccolini is our pick of the week. With a deliciously peppery flavour and so easy to prepare, Broccolini is a delicious option for your daily intake of vegetables. Whip up dinner in under 30 with this simple one-pan stir fry with Broccolini & Chicken!
It’s a good week to pick up some Butternut Pumpkin which is in good supply and eating excellent. With a slight nutty flavour and creamy flesh, Butternut Pumpkin is a great way to add flavour to your salads, soups and sandwiches. You can also add pumpkin to your pasta for an added creamy texture that’s guilt-free!
Broad Beans are a delicious option for a spring-time spin on your weekly meals. Broad beans can be enjoyed in so many ways, from salads to stews. They add a fresh flavour to salads with a slight crunch.
Pick up some Cucumber this week from your local fruit and veg shop for a snack that delivers on crunch and flavour! Add cucumber to your salads and sandwiches, or enjoy alone with your favourite dip! Why not make your very own Tzatziki and enjoy this simple homemade dip with your lunch this week.
Tomatoes are in excellent supply and of great quality this week. With a wide variety to choose from, your local fruit and veg shop has you covered with a range of cherry and truss tomatoes. Impress your friends and family this week with this easy and super cheesy Cherry Tomato & Basil Tart.
Berries continue to be excellent value this week, with Strawberries and Blueberries of great quality making their way to the shelves of your local fruit and veg shop. Berries make a great snack for the kids’ lunchboxes or a work snack.
Bananas are an Aussie favourite and are so versatile. The creamy texture of bananas can be a wonderful addition to savoury meals such as curry for an extra touch of sweetness. A creative way to get the kids involved in some food prep this week is to make these delicious Banana Sushi Rolls, they’ll be a hit!
Mango season is well and truly kicking off with Kensington Pride mangoes making a spring-time appearance on the shelves of your local fruit and veg shop. There’s nothin quite like the smell of mangoes to make us think of warmer weather to come. This Chicken and Mango Salad is a delightful salad to enjoy this season’s mangoes.
Fresh Pineapple is an absolute joy to experience. With a bounty of Pineapples in season, it’s a great time to pick up a Pineapple! If you’re looking for something sweet, try out these Pan-Fried Pineapples for a quick and easy dessert!
As you explore the ever-changing selection at your local fruit and veg shop, remember that choosing seasonal produce not only enhances your culinary adventures but also supports local growers and reduces your environmental impact. Don’t miss out on the best in quality, freshness, and service this season. Visit your nearest store today and savour the season!