Market Update 2nd September 2020
Pineapple takes centre stage in Spring with its deliciously sweet taste and thirsty quenching qualities. Toss Pineapple with Strawberries and serve with Yoghurt or alternatively, add thick slices of Pineapple as a Pizza topping for sweetness
With their rich-raspberry-red succulent flesh and sweet flavour, Blood Oranges are a great choice. This Asparagus, Watercress & Blood Orange Chicken Salad is the perfect combination when getting the body ready and in shape for the warmer days ahead od Spring and Summer ahead;
New-season Kensington Pride mangoes from the Darwin area have arrived. Adding Mango to an Asian style Salad imparts a refreshing sweetness.
Pink fleshed Papaya is a delightful tasting Tropical Fruit that ideal for serving on your breakfast cereal.
Strawberries are in abundance and very sweet! Slice and serve Strawberries with Yoghurt on your favourite breakfast cereal, toss into a fruit salad or to make a healthy, anytime Smoothie. Now is perfect time to make a jar of Homemade Strawberry Jam
Bananas are a thrifty buy this week at Fred’s! Enjoy Banana Buttermilk Muffins that are ideal for school lunch boxes.
Make the most of our premium quality and antioxidant enriched Blueberries while they so inexpensive. As a treat, why not make some Blueberry Hotcakes. The family will love them!
Rockmelon from Queensland is both refreshing and tasty. Select Rockmelon with a fragrant aroma and pronounced netting on the skin. Fruit should feel heavy for its size.
Add a bunch of crunchy and versatile Victorian grown Celery to your shopping list this week.
New-season Australian grown Asparagus is now available
Tip of the Week: when serving Raw Onion in Salads or with Smoked Salmon, it is best to place sliced onion into a bowl of icy cold water for 10 minutes as it makes the onion crisp and reduces its pungency
At Fred’s we currently have large crisp heads of Iceberg Lettuce from QLD. Use the crunchy leaves of the Lettuce to shred in sandwiches or toss together a delicious Salad.
With its delicious aniseed flavour and crisp texture, Fennel adds vibrancy to spring salads. It has virtually no fat and few kilojoules, and refreshing raw or cooked
Baby Broccoli (similar to broccolini) is a thrifty buy this week as is Broccoli. Add Broccoli to Pasta dishes, Stir-fries or serve it as a side veggie. Both Broccoli and Baby broccoli are excellent for your immune system and support a heart and circulation health.
Tasty machine-harvested Bowen grown green beans are a choice buy this week at Fred’s One Stop.
Pick up a bunch of wholesome English Spinach the leaves of which have a delicate flavour. Wash and trim the bunch then toss with shavings of Parmesan, toasted Walnuts and your favourite salad dressing.
Mild tasting and extremely versatile Zucchinis are well-supplied and a thrifty buy at Fred’s One Stop Shopping. Thinly sliced and marinated, raw zucchinis are a tasty addition to a salad, add Zucchini to this Eggplant, Spinach & Zucchini Rendang Curry for a flavoursome mid-week meal;
5 kilo bags of Washed and Brushed Potatoes are the most economical way to purchase Potatoes however, it is important to remove the Potatoes from the plastic bag and store in a cool, dry well- ventilated position for maximum shelf life.