Market Basket

Market Basket 9 June 2016

Market Basket 9 June 2016
Oven-braised lamb shanks This week’s Market basket: Brought to you by Market Meats, Toms Fruits and prepared by one of our loyal customers Warm up on this freezing winter’s day with our homemade oven braised lamb shanks. This food for the soul, is easy to make and definitely a winter feast t...

Market Basket 26 May 2016

Market Basket 26 May 2016
This Weeks Market Basket is brought to you by Tom’s Fruits & and Eco Meats. The weather is now significantly cooler so why not heat things up with a fantastic soup the whole family will love!! – Cauliflower, Leek & Bacon Soup. With plenty of nutritional value (see ‘Healthy Bits’ ...

Market Basket 6 April 2016

Market Basket 6 April 2016
Market Basket this week is brought to you by FishCo.  We thought it would be great to update all things Seafood for the lovers of the sea.  As the season changes, so does what becomes available at the Markets.  Our latest update is from Nicoletta at FishCo. There are lots of fish c...

Seafood for Good Friday - 22 March 2016

Seafood for Good Friday - 22 March 2016
Just in time for Easter what sells well and the times both our Fish Mongers will be open for your convenience so you can have the freshest seafood this Easter.  FishCo - Thursday 24 March 7am - 7pm and Good Friday and Easter Saturday 8am till 1pm. Sea Harvest Australia - Thursday 24 March ...

Queen Garnet Plums - 8th March 2016

Queen Garnet Plums - 8th March 2016
  The Queen Garnet plum is still available at the Belconnen Markets.  The crop this year was small so the season will be shorter this year.  The Queen Garnet is available at Tom's Superfruits and Ziggy's Market Fresh. Some interesting facts on the Queen Garnet it has around 3-6 t...

Low Carb Potatoes - 18 August 2014

Low Carb Potatoes - 18 August 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Vegetables: Green kale - look for frilly green/blue leaves tightly packed. Select fresh and crisp, free from any decay Gold sweet potatoes - choose clean, smooth, well-shaped potatoes. A good source of vitamin...

Tasty Tangelos - 17 July, 2014

Tasty Tangelos - 17 July, 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Vegetables: Kale- look for frilly green/blue leaves tightly packed. Select fresh and crisp, free from any decay Parsnips - a good source of vitamin C, dietary fibre and folic acid. Select firm, well-shaped parsnips with...

Pumpkin and Parsnips - 3 July, 2014

Pumpkin and Parsnips - 3 July, 2014
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruit: Northern Territory Kensington Pride Mangoes- has succulent, silky flesh with sweet flavour balanced by just the right amount of acidity. Choose unblemished fruit that yield to gentle pressure.Cumquats – an excellent source of vit...

Josephine Pears in June - 19 June, 2014

Josephine Pears in June - 19 June, 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Fruits: Sugar bananas – a good source of vitamins C and B6, potassium and cholesterol-lowering dietary fibre. Select fruit that is bright, yellow-green in colour and heavy for its size. Honeydew melons – smooth, sil...

Golden Kiwi Fruit - 22 May, 2014

Golden Kiwi Fruit - 22 May, 2014
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruit Pink Lady apples - a good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C and the mineral, potassium. Oblong in shape with yellow skin and a pink to light red blush. Fine grained white flesh with thin skin, so prone to bruising. They are a goo...

Mandarins in May - 8 May, 2014

Mandarins in May - 8 May, 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Vegetables: Cabbage - an excellent source of vitamin C and dietary fibre. Store in an airtight plastic bag in the refrigerator crisper. Jap pumpkin – an excellent source of vitamin A and C. A small pumpkin usuall...

Okra and Choko - 24 April, 2014

Okra and Choko - 24 April, 2014
This week's report bought to you by Grower's Market Express Fruit Apples - $2.99 kilo (Australia) - A good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C and the mineral, potassium. Good quality product will be firm with smooth, clean skin. Avoid fruit with any bruises or blemishes, which will result in dec...

April Apples - 10 April, 2014

April Apples - 10 April, 2014
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruit Imperial Mandarins $3.99 kilo – a good source of vitamin C and dietary fibre. A small to medium sized fruit; slightly lumpy skin with a flat top. Excellent taste with a good balance of acid and sugar, not as juicy as other varieti...

Persimmons and Pomegranates - 27 March, 2014

Persimmons and Pomegranates - 27 March, 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Fruit: Custard apples- an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of dietary fibre and a useful source of vitamin B6, magnesium and potassium. Select fruit that has pale green skin with a creamy colour between t...

Purple Potatoes and Carrots - 27 February, 2014

Purple Potatoes and Carrots - 27 February, 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Vegetables: Baby Bok Choy – a good source of potassium, calcium, vitamins C, A and K. Is smaller and has a milder flavour than regular bok choy Purple carrots - a good source of fibre and vitamin A and have the added ...

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