Few fragrances compare with the perfume of fresh strawberries. With strawberries supplies at their peak, you should be able to sniff out a bargain. Between June and October, approximately 33% of Australiaís strawberry harvest comes from Queensland. For maximum flavour, wash strawberries just before hulling (removing stalk).
Supplies of large, antioxidant-rich blueberries are plentiful and blueberries are a delicious bargain. Did you know that purples foods like blueberries can protect your brain health?
Smooth and creamy Queensland bananas are top value
Kon fruit also sold as Sumo are large mandarins, resemble a large tangelo in shape, with a thick, wrinkly rind, this fruit is easy to peel, seedless and ultra-flavoursome and juicy. Alternatively, tangelos have a similar shape, however, the skin of this citrus is thin and smooth. Tangelos are available at your local greengrocer.
Sweet eating pineapples are readily available. Choose firm fruit which feels heavy for its size. Pineapple does not ripen after harvesting. A pleasant perfumed aroma indicates good flavour
There are reasonable supplies of passionfruit, particularly the passionfruit this week.