Market Update 15th July 2020
Queensland Strawberries are plentiful, loaded with Vitamin C and delicious for Breakfast or as a dessert. Camerosa, Festival and Ruby Gem varieties are loaded with flavour and a great source of vitamin C
Sweet-eating Blueberries are a nice change at this time of year. A great price at Fred’s One Stop
Mandarins are sweet, juicy and a choice buy!
Tangelos have a tangy flavour and a fragrant aroma. Use Tangelo juice and flesh in recipes as an alternative to oranges in winter. Team tangelos with baby spinach leaves and walnuts in a salad
Use tangy Lemons to make luscious desserts or combine the zest of Lemons with crushed garlic, parsley and olive oil to make a super tasty Grematola to drizzle or soup or slow-roasted lamb shanks
Kiwifruit is plentiful supply and prices are low. Kiwifruit adds colour to winter fruit salads yet when scooped out the flesh with a spoon, they make and ideal snack
Creamy Hass avocados are naturally good for you, and well-priced at Fred’s
Granny Smith and Golden Delicious are undoubtedly the best cooking apples. This scrumptious Salted Caramel Apple Tarte Tartin calls for Granny Smith apples but will work equally well with Golden Delicious;
A top year for Navel Oranges with the fruit being sweet, juicy and plentiful. Juicy and fragrant Blood Oranges from Leeton have good colour. Enjoy them segmented or juiced
5-kilo bags for potatoes are a top buy this week. Desiree Potatoes with their pink skin and pastel yellow flesh are particularly suited to mashing, roasting and making gnocchi. Brushed potatoes are mainly the Coliban and Sequoia varieties
Fennel is top value. Try pan-frying slices of Baby Fennel in oil and garlic until tender. Toss through cooked spaghetti with chopped fennel leaves and toasted pine nuts with grape tomatoes. Yummo!
Children enjoy the naturally sweet flavour of Kumara. Use roasted Kumara as a pizza topping or add to a Risotto. Choose firm, medium-sized Kumara with undamaged skin. Store in a cool, dark and well-ventilated place
Toss thinly sliced Brussels Sprouts and Carrots in a hot wok with a little oil and sliced bacon until just tender, toss through noodles and soy sauce and serve
Firm, snow-white heads of tasty cauliflowers are a choice buy this week at Fred’s One Stop!
Winter is the perfect time to savour the subtle sweet-onion flavour of plump aromatic Leeks. Use Leeks as the base for a tasty home-made vegetable soup such as Leek and cauliflower or Leek, pumpkin and cannellini bean soup
Warm with a big bowl of Asian Mushroom, Kale & Tofu Miso Ramen;
This nourishing and flavoursome soup only needs 10 minutes so get cooking today!
What celeriac lacks in good looks, it certainly makes up for in flavour and versatility. Celeriac has a delicate celery taste and starchy texture, which makes it ideal for creating a heavenly mush or creamy soup
Carrots are a thrifty buy and add sweetness to Soups and Casseroles. They can also be pureed, mashed, roasted or steamed. Stay healthy and satisfied with this creamy style soup
At fred’s we have good supplies of Red capsicum, the bulk of which are coming from Bundaberg in QLD