Grab a lovely bunch of flavoursome and crisp Australian grown grapes. Select from white, red and black seedless varieties. For something different try roasting grapes on the bunch to add to a cheese board or add grapes to a salad.
Golden cobs of Hawkesbury grown sweetcorn are in season. Add corn kernels to salads, salsas, fritters, pasta dishes, meat patties and rice dishes for colour and sweetness. Did you know that sweetcorn is a source of potassium that may help balance the sodium in salty foods?
Low kilojoule, colourful and flavour-packed salads are essential at this time of year, especially if you have made a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier. Salads should never be boring, so make sure there is lots of texture, and a fabulous homemade dressing will take your salad to a new level.
Eggplants are at their best value from late summer to early autumn as Sydney growers are harvest quality crops. Select smooth eggplant with a firm, satin-like, glossy skin, which feels heavy for its size.
Aromatic basil is at its tastiest in summer. Take advantage of the premium value and quality, and team basil with tomato-based dishes, blend a batch of homemade pesto to enjoy with fresh pasta or tear leaves to add to salads and dressings.
Summer radishes add a pleasant peppery flavour to salads and crudités. Newer radish varieties include watermelon radish, French radish, and multi-coloured mixed bunches. Fabulous for making salads colourful and exciting.