Market Update 16th October 2019
Supplies of superb quality Mangoes from the Northern Territory. are plentiful. Choose from Kensington Pride and R2E2 varieties.
Rockmelons are sweet, succulent and a great thirst-quencher! It’s vital that you wash the melon rind prior to cutting into wedges and serving. Serve chilled rockmelon wedges at any time of day
It’s a fabulous time of the year to enjoy the lusciousness of Western Australian Strawberries that are now in season.
Super nutritious and brimming with beneficial antioxidants, sweet and plump Blueberries are a top buy!
Crimson fleshed Seedless Watermelons are super sweet and crunchy. A family-favourite!
Tropical Red Sweet Papaya from the Mossman area of far north Queensland is a fabulous buy at Fred’s One Stop this week. A fragrant aroma is a good indication of flavour. If cut, select fruit with bright-coloured, undamaged flesh.
Versatile late-season lemons are a kitchen essential. Lemon juice and zest add flavour to marinades, cakes, steamed puddings or use lemons and garlic when roasting chicken to boost the flavour
Golden fleshed Queensland Pineapples are a great buy right now
Flavoursome Broad Beans are good value. For best results, remove the bean from the pod, shell a second time then simmer in boiling water until just tender. Broad Beans team well with lamb, mushrooms and artichokes or alternatively, add them to a salad or risotto.
Pick up a bunch of fresh Australian grown asparagus this week at Fred’s One Stop! Just one of our great specials!
Zucchinis are a good buy!
Versatile and mild-tasting English Spinach tastes delightful eaten cooked or raw. A bargain this week! Blend English spinach with cashews, tahini, lemon juice and garlic to create a delicious healthy dip
Fennel is in peak supply; the quality is top-notch and it’s a bargain!
Kale is the trendiest veg in the leafy green section. A vegetable packing some great value nutritionally. Kale can be used in similar ways to Spinach