Find a bounty of seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables at your local fruit and veg shop this week! With the weather warming up, expect to see a wide variety of new-season produce on offer.
Our pick of the week is Iceberg Lettuce. Having bounced back in price, Lettuce is a great pick to add that signature crunch and fresh kick to your lunches. Use your favourite lettuce of choice in a Green Goddess Salad for a healthy and deliciously fresh pick-me-up.
Avocados are in great supply with both Hass and Reed varieties available. While everyone knows the Hass avocado, Reed Avocado is a lesser-known variety that is large and round with a creamy and nutty flavour. The skin on Reed Avocados stays green when ripe. Select avocados by gently pressing around the top of the fruit and feel for a slight softness.
Spectacular tasting berries are improving in quality, with delicious Strawberries and Blueberries the best value and quality for berries. Make the most of seasonal berries and citrus in our Blood Orange and Strawberry Galette.
Mandarins are a deliciously sweet treat, perfect for the lunchbox. Mandarins contain plenty of Vitamin C to support and healthy immune system. Make something a little out of the ordinary with Mandarins this week and whip up a savoury Mandarin Orange Chicken for the family this week.
The smell of summer is back on the shelves of your local Fruit and Veg shop with fragrant Kensington Pride Mangoes! Mangoes are perfect eaten fresh as a sweet snack or are delicious when blended into smoothies for a morning boost.
Pick up some Zucchini this week and create a variety of different meals. Our Zucchini & Goat’s Cheese Slice is a winner for any meal of the day.
Globe Artichoke can seem intimidating if you’ve never cooked with them before, but try them out and before long they might become one of your favourites! Globe Artichokes can be boiled, braised, or stuffed and baked. Pick some up at your local Fruit and Veg shop this week!
Asparagus is a spring-time staple and with the new season comes a new crop of delicious and delicate Asparagus! There are several ways to enjoy Asparagus, as a side-dish to accompany meats or fish, or added into a quiche. For a dish the whole family will enjoy try these Baked Asparagus Spears this week.
Soak in the slightly sweet pleasure of Snow Peas this week! Snow Peas are a Spring staple and are a great way to get the kids at home to eat their greens!
Your local Fruit and Veg shop hand selects 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!