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Want to know when to tend to your vegetable garden or when your favourite fruit and vegetables are in season? Then this is the place for you.
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What's in season? Ginger
Ginger is a root vegetable; it is misshapen and nugget like in appearance with a whitish, yellowish tone in colour and a zesty tang in flavour.
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What's in season? Spring onions
Spring onions have a subtler flavour than normal onions; they are sweet but still possess a pleasant tang closer to the bulb.
What's in season? Cherries
Cherries are perfect for putting in a big bowl and eating by themselves. They are also ideal to make jams, sauces, fruit salads and pies, pastries and muffins.
What's in season? Bananas
Bananas are delicious cooked into cakes, bread and muffins. They can also be used in milkshakes and smoothies.
What's in season? Lemons
Lemons can be used in a large range of both sweet and savoury dishes as well as drinks.
What's In Season? Silverbeet
Silverbeet is a leafy green vegetable with an earthy taste, closely related to and often mistaken for spinach.
What's in season? Pumpkins
Pumpkins are perfect for winter as they make scrumptious hot soups and are also delicious baked in the oven and served with a roast dinner.
Just like their apple cousins, pears are an excellent source of vitamin C and stacked with dietary fibre. And they’re a much cooler shape, too!
What's in season? Carrots
Easy on the budget and versatile in the kitchen, carrots are an excellent source of vitamins as well.
Sweet, juicy seedless watermelon
Although it's grown all year round, there is not much better than an icy cold slice of seedless watermelon on a hot summer's day! Even better? One without seeds!
All about beans
OK, so they’re in the shops all year round, but beans are at their absolute best around August/September each year.
All about cauliflower
A member of the cabbage family, cauliflower is much more versatile - and tasty! Great raw or cooked, it's a fave addition to stir fries, soups and salad - even platters of fresh vegies served with...
The perfect wintery ingredient, pumpkin screams warm and fuzzy in your tummy! Great as both sweet and savoury, they can be boiled, roasted, mashed, fried or used in scones and pies.
As used in our Pumpkin and Silverbeet risotto, silverbeet is a vegetable you might not have thought to use before.
In season now: dates
Dark and delicious, dates are ideal as a healthy snack (especially when you’re after something sweet), sprinkled over museli or cooked in yummy desserts.
One of the best greens you could possibly consume, asparagus is a great all-rounder to place on your shopping list this month - they're at their absolute best right now.
Sweet things come in small packages and blueberries are the perfect example of this! The small, marble-sized berries are perfect for all those yummy treats like cakes, muffins, tarts and jams.
You used to hang them on your ears as earrings (don’t deny it), but as grown ups, cherries are a mighty fine sweet treat to snack on during summer and give yourself a boost of Vitamin C.
Made famous by Popeye, spinach has a large nutritional value, rich in iron, vitamin A, C, E, K, magnesium and several antioxidants. It is also very high in folate.
Sweet, sweet oranges
Not much signals the start of the warmer weather than the fresh, fruity scents of citrus. So it’s no surprise that oranges are at their absolute best around this time of year.
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