As the leaves start to turn and the air gets cooler, it’s time to embrace the bounty of autumn produce. From crisp apples to hearty root vegetables, autumn is the perfect time to explore the variety of seasonal fruits and veggies. And the best place to do so? Your local fruit and veg shop!
Our pick of the week this week is Cauliflower. High in fibre, vitamins C and K, and various antioxidants, it’s also a low-calorie option that can be enjoyed roasted, mashed, or in soups and stews. Make Cauliflower the star of the show this week with these delicious Garlicky Cauliflower Steaks!
Fig is in its peak, with great quality fruit available at your local fruit and veg shop. The best way to enjoy Figs is fresh, but if you’re after a delectable treat with Figs, why not try our Dark Chocolate & Fig Tart to impress your friends and family this week.
New varieties of Apples are available with delicious crisp Gala varieties in-store at your local fruit and veg shop. Apples are full of nutrients and rich in flavour. They are a versatile fruit that can be enjoyed fresh or cooked in various sweet or savoury dishes.
Shepherd Avocados are known for its smooth and creamy texture and is perfect for guacamole or as a spread on toast. Avocado can aid in digestion and heart health and is also a good source of vitamin K and folate. It’s a great addition to salads, sandwiches, or smoothies.
Rockmelons are full of flavour this week with juicy flesh perfect for an afternoon snack. Rockmelon can aid in digestion and promote healthy skin and hair. If you’re after the perfect fruit salad, our Watermelon, Rockmelon and Goat’s Cheese Salad has you covered!
Grab some delicious Passion Fruit this week and boost the flavour in your cakes, drinks or salads! If you’re after a sweeter start to the day, how about these Breakfast Crepes with Rockmelon and Passion fruit Glaze? Pick up the ingredients at your local fruit and veg shop and get cooking!
If you’re looking to add more nutrients to your weekly Taco night, add Eggplant to your shopping list this week. These Eggplant and Chicken Tacos are full of flavour and are a great way to add this delicious veg to your meals.
Carrots are packed with nutrients, particularly beta-carotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body. They’re also a good source of fibre, vitamin K, potassium, and antioxidants. One of the benefits of carrots is that they’re versatile and can be prepared in many ways. Try our Gochujang Roast Carrot Pasta for a quick and easy dinner that packs a punch!
Broccoli is in great supply this week. Full of vitamin C, Calcium and Iron, it’s a great option for your weeknight meals. Add some green to your comfort food with this Broccoli Hashbrown Bake this week!
Pick up some delicious Asian greens this week including Bok Choy, Gai Lan, or Water Spinach and create some delicious Asian-inspired dishes! Make them the star of the dish by stir-frying with a delicious sauce and serve with rice or add to your favourite noodles dishes.
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!