Like salt, lemons bring other flavours to life. While it is the juice that contains the flavour, it is the rind or zest that holds the refreshing fragrance. Lemons supplies are on the increase and will peak around June to August. So, fill your fruit bowl with lemons, and we guarantee you will find a delicious way to use the juice and zest to add flavour. Lemons are currently coming from Gayndah, districts and the Mildura area
Avocados contain ‘good’ unsaturated fat and are the richest source of vitamin E of all fruits and vegetables. Shepard avocados are finishing up; there are now Fuertes and Hass avocados in season
Queensland strawberries are a good buy this week. Camerosa, Festival and Ruby gem varieties are flavoursome and pack a punch of vitamin C. Delicious for breakfast or dessert, strawberries with ricotta French toast is easy to make
Packed with vitamin C, mandarins are sweet and juicy, and a choice buy. There are plenty of varieties instore now you will find Afourer, Daisy, Monarch, Ellendale, Hickson and Honey Murcott varieties.
With their rich raspberry-red succulent flesh and sweet flavour, blood oranges are ideal for juicing. One medium blood orange yields about 1/3 cup juice. Add the juice to salad dressings or sauces.
Looking for a low kilojoules snack, then you cannot go past Aussie apples. Granny Smiths are a crunchy and delicious apple perfect for cooking with or eating out of hand.