Market Update 28th October 2020
Jam-packed with Vitamin C, Papaya is a deliciously sweet Australian-grown Tropical Fruit. The ultra-healthy Papaya flesh is enhanced by a squeeze of fresh Lime juice. Pick up a sweet red-fleshed Papaya from Fred’s today!
Mangoes, Mangoes, Mangoes! Kensington Pride with its sweet, succulent flesh is the most well-known and loved Mango variety and is available from September until March. Late Spring welcomes the arrival of Calypso and R2E2 varieties. A Mango will yield to gentle pressure around the stem when it’s ripe.
Blueberries are sweet, nutrient enriched and one of Nature’s Superfoods. One of the healthiest snack foods. Low in kilojoules and high in antioxidants that supports brain health. Blueberries are well-priced right now.
NEW SEASON White and Yellow-fleshed Peaches and Nectarines are now available at Fred’s One Stop Shopping.
Golden fleshed Pineapples are naturally refreshing, versatile and a great source of Vitamin C. Try this delicious recipe: https://fredsfruit.com/blogs/recipes/prawn-a-colada-with-thai-pineapple-rice-salad
Naturally sweet Bananas are a powerhouse of Carbohydrates, Vitamins and Fibre. The ever-popular Cavendish variety is great all-rounder that is ideal for Snacking, Baking and making delicious Desserts. Whip up a loaf of Banana, Honey and Cinnamon Bread for afternoon tea.
Add quality Truss tomatoes to your shopping list this week. For maximum flavour, ripen Tomatoes to a rich red colour by storing at room temperature.
Creamy Hass Avocados make great tasting smoothy that is packed with antioxidants!
The first of the Season’s Cherries have arrived this week!
Vibrant green with a delicate crunch, Asparagus is one of the best sources of natural Folate. This Bean, Asparagus & Tofu with Pork is a favourite!
Pick up a few cobs of sweetcorn this week; it is sweet eating and well-priced. Corn Cobs are a family favourite!
Tender and juicy Lebanese Cucumbers are a Top Buy at Fred’s this week.
Mushrooms are the healthy and versatile all-rounder. Serve up Bruschetta topped with pan-fried Mushrooms flavoured with fresh Basil or diced Ripe Tomatoes. Yum!
Kale is a rich source of Vitamin C, E and K, plus folate and Beta Carotene. This crinkly-leafed green also provides Iron and Calcium. Strip leaves from the stems and chop, then toss in a hot pan with olive oil, crushed garlic, chopped red chilli and a scattering of currants. Heat until the Kale wilts, then serve.
Small bulbs of dewy-skinned fresh, new season garlic. The Purple Garlic is Australian-grown, easy to peel and has the taste of real Garlic. Roast whole Garlic bulbs and spread the creamy flesh over crisp golden vegetables or stud a piece of Lamb with Garlic slivers so as to allow the flavour to permeate the meat.
Liven up a pasta dish, stir-fry or rice dish with Broccoli florets or cut Broccoli heads into 4 thick slices to serve steamed or barbecued. Drizzle with a Salsa Verde or a Romanesque Sauce.
Versatile Zucchinis are a seasonally good buy!