Rainy days prompt us to stay inside on the weekends, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the very best of seasonal produce on offer from your local fruit and veg shop. Enjoy the taste of warmer weather with an abundance of tropical and summer flavours this week.
Our pick of the week is sweet, tangy Pineapple. Full of essential vitamin C, Pineapple is a tasty addition to your daily fruit intake. Mix in with your morning cereal or smoothies, or bake into a delicious sweet treat like our classic Pineapple and Passionfruit Upside-Down Cake this weekend! Pick up a fresh Pineapple from your local fruit and veg shop this week!
Cherries season is just beginning, so expect to see some of these bright red stone fruit available soon! Enjoy Cherries just as they are, or try slicing them up and making a tasty Spring treat like this Cherry Brushetta that the whole family will enjoy!
Mangoes continue to be an excellent choice this week. Perfectly sweet and juicy, Mangoes are a winner with the kids and are easy to slice up and add to a lunchbox or smoothie!
A variety of stonefruit is coming into season, including Peaches, White and Yellow Nectarines and Apricots. Whip up a delicious treat and make these Syrup Apricots with Toasted Madeira and Orange Cream.
Papaya is a delightful flavour for spring and heading into summer. Pick up some Papaya from your local fruit and veg shop along with some Bananas this week and create a tasty Papaya & Banana Smoothie!
Delight in the delicate crunch of fresh Cucumber this week! Cucumber adds texture and a light, refreshing flavour to your spring-time salads, and is a great addition when entertaining! This Watermelon, Cucumber & Feta Salad will be a favourite with your guests at your next dinner party or barbecue.
Globe Artichoke continues to be a great seasonal option at your local fruit and veg shop. They can come in a variety of sizes, and are a delicious option if you haven’t tried them before.
Level-up your salad game this week and pick up some fresh Cabbage. Cabbage is a perfect addition to salads when sliced finely, and can add colour and crunch to your meals. Cabbage is wonderful eaten together with fish, like this Salmon with Cabbage, Pecans and Bacon recipe!
With the change in seasons comes delicious Tomatoes, another great choice for salads or roasts! After a simple side-dish that is refreshing and packs in loads of flavour? Try this recipe for Charred Tomatoes with Yoghurt.
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!