Anthocyanins are a powerful antioxidant that can help reduce the risk of disease and the symptoms of ageing. Blueberries are a rich source of anthocyanins. Blueberry supplies are plentiful making them a top buy
Spring pineapples are sweet eating. Enjoy them in a fruit salad; add them to a Thai style curry, a sweet and sour dish, kids love a classic ham and pineapple pizza or team with spring fruits for a vitamin-rich dessert salad.
With Queensland strawberries season wrapping up, we now move to Western Australian strawberries. While both growing areas fruit is eating nicely, if you are looking for shelf life opt for those from WA fruit.
The 2020 blood oranges season is coming to an end. So be sure to enjoy ultra-juicy and healthy blood oranges this week. Add segment to sweet or savour salads or for a quick dessert layer into a serving glass, blood oranges segments and their juice with halved strawberries and yoghurt or mascarpone. Alternative superb value of juicy navel oranges are available for the same price.
Fast to cook, loaded with flavour and incredibly versatile Australian asparagus is at its best quality and value in spring. Steamed, boiled, barbecued, stir-fried or microwaves spears are tendered and tasty. Pick up a few bunches this week as prices are low.
Catch the lively flavours of spring with refreshing emerald-coloured Lebanese cucumbers. This vibrant vegetable adds a juicy crunch to salads and dips. It teams well with the fresh flavours of mint and dill, tomatoes, lemon, sour cream, feta and yoghurt.
Celery is a good source of potassium that helps to control blood pressure and counteract the adverse effects of too much salt on the diet. Diced, sliced or cut into batons versatile celery is delicious eaten raw or cooked
If you are looking for a vegetable with a difference it is time to savour broad beans To prepare broad beans simply remove the pods from the shell, then boil or microwave until just tender. Broad beans have a delicate flavour, which is complemented by flavourings such as olives, fresh herbs or garlic.
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