Make the most of late summer’s sun-blessed peaches and nectarines. Most fruit is now clingstones varieties, which are very tasty and top value. Apart from snacking on stonefruit, roasting peaches and nectarines amplifies their bright flavours
Freshly harvested new-season apples are juicy, sweet, and crunchy. New-season apples from Batlow and Victoria include Fuji, Mi apples and Royal Gala
The Mildura and Robinvale regions provide top eating grapes, and with exports down and there is an abundance of quality grapes to enjoy. Sultana grapes are small in size, naturally sweet, and yellowish-green colour. There are also quality eating Thompson, Crimson seedless and Black Muscatels, Cotton Candy and Sapphire grapes available at your local greengrocer.
With their sweet-tart flavour, plums are perfect for tossing through salads, pack into a lunchbox, poach, bake, or stew. Primetime, Amber Jewel, Radiance & Dapple Dandy; tangy, juice and sweet mid-season plums are a great value
New-season Williams's pears from Shepparton in Victoria are sweet, juicy, flavoursome and rich in fibre
Luscious fresh figs are abundant right now, and their natural sugars make them deliciously sweet.