Market Update 24th October 2018
Northern Territory Mango season is hotting up with constant supplies arriving in Sydney each week. So, if you fancy a Mango be sure to pick up a box of Kensington Pride or a firmer fleshed R2E2 variety
Sweet and tangy Queensland Pineapples are fantastic. Did you know that Pineapples do not ripen further after harvesting? Serve diced, sliced, crushed or pureed
Honeydew melons are now in season with two varieties from which to choose. Both have a super-sweet white flesh but one has a white rind and the other a golden-yellow rind.
Harvesting of Strawberries from Victorian, South Australian and Western Australia is yielding some high-quality berries. Strawberry punnets are very reasonably priced
The sweet, succulent taste of Seedless Watermelon makes a rather refreshing change. Enjoy a slice or wedge as a healthy snack or dessert fruit
Large Cherry Tomatoes are a top buy this week!
Fresh Beetroot is a thrifty buy. Whether you bake it, steam it or microwave it, the family will love it! Take note that the cooking times will vary depending on the size of the bulbs
If you’re wanting to toss together a quick stir fry, then pick up a couple of bunches of Asian vegetables such as Choy Sum or Bok Choy. Terrific value, full of flavour and they only take a few minutes to cook
Halloween pumpkins are increasingly becoming a seasonal favourite. If you are participating in Halloween festivities, then decorating your door step with a carved a glowing jack o lantern at your front door or gate
If you love Aussie Green Asparagus then it is a bargain this week. Barbecue, sauté or steam and serve with cracked black pepper and Parmesan cheese. Yummo!
If you’re rather fond of nutty flavoured Broad Beans than now is the time to get cooking! Broad Beans are plentiful and inexpensive right now. Select firm, pale green Broad Beans with plump, rather than bulging pods
Lebanese cucumbers add that juicy crunch to salads. They are ideal to serve with dips and they team well with the fresh flavour of mint, dill, tomatoes, lemon, sour cream, feta and yoghurt!