Archive for the In Season Category

In season: January

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Mango You know summer has well and truly arrived when the mangos start appearing at the market. Bowen and Kensington Prides are the first to come into season and they will be followed by other varieties like the R2E2 and Nam Doc Mai. When choosing a mango, […]

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In season now

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Sweet Corn New season summer sweet corn is has arrived at the farmers markets. Because it’s locally grown, the corn at the markets is super fresh, and full of the sugars that make it so sweet. Eat it the day you buy it for maximum sweetness.  Find […]

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Healthy lunchbox tips

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Packing a healthy school lunchbox for your kids is easy at the New Brighton Farmers Market. Give the packaged sugary and processed stuff at the supermarket a miss, and pick up some fresh, healthy and easy foods to fill your kids lunchboxes this term. For fresh fruit […]

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New and in season now

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DRAGONFRUIT Hot pink on the outside and white, pink, or even purple on the inside, dragonfruit are one of the most striking exotic fruits out there. A member of the cactus family, they are also known as pitaya, or more romantically – the fruit of the moon […]

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Winter produce

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Cauliflower The humble cauliflower is having its moment, with foodies, chefs and those on low carb, gluten free, raw, paleo and other special diets discovering new ways to use this brilliantly versatile winter vegetable. Mashed cauliflower is probably the best introduction to the ‘new’ cauliflower, and makes […]

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We love Autumn produce

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Abiu A fruit that tastes like crème caramel?  It may sound like something out of a fairytale, but that is actually exactly what an abiu tastes like. These smooth skinned yellow fruit have a soft, sweet and delicious flesh that you can scoop out with a spoon […]

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Blueberry Salad

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A lot of people think of blueberry muffins or blueberry pie when it comes to including them in a recipe. But we think they’re so delicious in their natural state we thought we’d share a recipe where you use them in a salad. Blueberry and radish salad […]

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Roasted Pumpkin & Beetroot Salad

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With this constantly changing weather it’s hard to know what to eat at the moment. Should we have a winter warming soup or crisp spring salad. So we thought we’d bring you a delicious warm salad compliments of the lovely Victoria Cosford www.lavittoria.com.au. Who you may well […]

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Winter produce

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Carrots There’s something satisfying about buying a bunch of carrots with their leafy green tops still attached. You can tell they’re fresh out of the ground, full of flavour and at their nutritional peak. The farmers markets are one of the few places you’ll find them sold […]

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Custard apples

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Custard Apples Cut this heart-shaped, bumpy green fruit in half and you’ll discover a sweet and creamy white flesh with a unique flavour and texture. It’s delicious eaten as is, but is also great in desserts, cakes, pies and smoothies.  If you’re adding it to a dessert, […]

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