Achacha

Achacha

Achacha is the name given to the Achachairú which is a highly prized fruit cultivated in small orchards in the Bolivian part of the Amazon Basin in South America, and now grown in Australia. Achachairú means “honey kiss” in an…

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Abiu

Abiu

Oval shaped fruit about the size of a mango. Bright yellow when ripe. Weighs from 100g – 600g. Smooth, leathery skin about 5mm thick. The flesh is gelatinous, translucent white 1-5 large seeds. Has a caramel flavour. The tree is…

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Australian Finger Lime

Australian Finger Lime

The Australian Finger Lime is about as good as it gets when it comes to citrus. They have a unique, caviar-like texture making it a bit of a novelty to slice open. True foodies will be well-acquainted with this native…

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Persian Limes

Persian Limes

Persian Limes are the most commonly found variety of lime in Australia. They’re a classic for use in drinks, dressings and garnish. Persian Limes are seedless, therefore are perfect for squeezing onto fish or salads.

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Watercress

Watercress

Watercress is a dark, leafy green grown in natural spring water. It belongs to the same family as broccoli, kale and Brussels sprouts. Its versatility makes watercress great in soups, salads and eggs. Besides making an excellent plate garnish, watercress…

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Rosemary

Rosemary

Rosemary is a member of the mint family along with thyme, oregano and basil. Rosemary resembles lavender as its leaves look like flat pine needles touched with silver. Rosemary pairs well with rosemary chicken, lamb and vegetable soups and gives…

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Sage

Sage

Sage is a member of the mint family and is closely related to rosemary. Sage produces small, grey-green and deeply veined leaves. Its warm and musky essence is often used as the fragrant dressing that accompanies turkey, pasta and meat.…

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Turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric comes from the turmeric plant and is commonly used in Asian cuisines, especially as a main spice in curry. Its taste is warm and bitter, and it is also used to colour or flavour curries, mustards, butters and cheeses.…

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Youngberry

Youngberry

Youngberries are a bramble fruit that resembles small blackberries. Youngberries have a tapering conical shape and have a deep wine colour when ripe. They are sweeter and more succulent than other blackberries, and its delicate texture allows for bursts of…

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Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rhubarbs are characterised by their long crimson to light green stalks and topped with large green leaves. Although rhubarb is a vegetable, many people treat it as a fruit by using it on its own or with other fruits in…

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Bird’s Eye Chilli

Bird’s Eye Chilli

One of the hottest chillies in the chilli family, the Bird’s Eye Chilli packs a punch despite its size – measuring up to just 2-4cm in length. Used widely in Asian dishes, the Bird’s Eye Chilli is perfect to add…

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