There is a fabulous selection of quality grapes to enjoy this week, including, Crimson seedless, Red Globe, Thompson seedless, Adora seedless and, Sultana grapes
Soft and sweet eating persimmons are a seasonal fruit available from April to July. Persimmons are ready to eat when the flesh is soft, gooey and resembling apricot jam. Persimmons team well with yoghurt, custard, sponge, honey, cinnamon.
Take home a few quinces this week. You will be seduced by their musky perfume as they sit in your fruit bowl, waiting to be poached or baked. Quinces are complemented by flavourings like cinnamon, vanilla, honey, almonds, red wine, cream or star anise.
A favourite addition to classic rices and couscous dishes of the Middle East and in ground meat dishes of India and Pakistan pomegranates add sweetness and something special to a dish. The Australian season has just started and the quality is excellent.
Cook up a scrumptious dessert with pears while they are such good value. Williams, Packham and Buerru Bosc pears are a bargain.
Cooking apples – like Granny Smith and Golden Delicious are a perfect for using in baked goods like muffins.