Go Mediterranean style with refreshing and tasty fennel
Glossy red capsicums from Queensland are plentiful again this week
Cauliflowers flourish in the cool weather, and this week snow-white cauliflowers are great value. Steam, stir-fry or boil, until just tender for the best flavour.
Brown onions have an intense pungent flavour and are ideal for boosting the flavour of winter soups, casseroles and delicious caramelised and added to a pizza topping. Onions are sold loose and in pre-packed bags
Brussels sprouts are close to the top of the class for all-round nutrition, supplying dietary fibre, potassium and a range of vitamins (A, C, E and four of the B complex vitamins). Cooked until a vivid green, never to olive green, try them teamed with spicy chorizo sausage and crispy breadcrumb; the extra spice and crunchy texture make brussels sprouts genuinely more delicious.
Asian leafy green vegetables are a popular choice. They are inexpensive, packed with vitamins and quick to cook. these mild flavoured vegetables are delicious steamed or tossed in the wok as part of a stir-fry. Pop a few bunches of bok choy, choy sum or gai lum in the trolley this week.