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Dapple Dandy Plums - 13 February, 2014

Dapple Dandy Plums - 13 February, 2014
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruit Dapple Dandy Plums- 75%plum, 25% apricot - a large freestone fruit. The juicy, firm flesh of the fruit is surprisingly beautiful. It’s an intense red-pink close to the skin, fading to a pale pink near the pit. It is incredibly sw...

Locally Grown Beetroot and Radish - 30 January, 2014

Locally Grown Beetroot and Radish - 30 January, 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Vegetables Celery - a good source of vitamin A, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium and dietary fibre. Select bunches with a good tight formation. Leaves should be fresh and branches “stalks) should be very upright ...

Peaches and Plums - 17 January, 2014

Peaches and Plums - 17 January, 2014
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruit: Australian Grapes – Black, Green and Red - an excellent source of vitamin C and dietary fibre. Choose bunches that are plump, firm, well coloured and are firmly attached to a healthy green stem. Watermelon - a good source of vit...

Sweet Summer - 19 December, 2013

Sweet Summer - 19 December, 2013
Fruit Blackberries - soft, black and oval-shaped and made up of many small rounded globules called ‘drupelets’. Very sweet and juicy, but soft and do not have a long shelf life, so they should be eaten within a few days of purchase Cherries - an excellent source of vitamin C. Choose cherries...

Summer is here - 5 December 2013

Summer is here - 5 December 2013
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruits Australian Grapes – Black, Green and Red - an excellent source of vitamin C and dietary fibre. Choose bunches that are plump, firm, well coloured and are firmly attached to a healthy green stem. Apricots – an excellent source ...

A Medley of Fruits & Vegetables - 21 November 2013

A Medley of Fruits & Vegetables - 21 November 2013
This week's report bought to you by Tom's Superfruits Superstore. Fruit Yellow Nectarines – a good source of vitamins A, C and B3. Select fruits free of blemishes, bruises and green colouring. Yellow Peaches - a good source of vitamins A and C, potassium and dietary fibre. Choose fruit free o...

Nectarines in November - 7 November, 2013

 Nectarines in November - 7 November, 2013
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruit Kensington Pride Mangoes – an excellent source of vitamins A and C. Has a succulent, silky flesh with a sweet flavour. Choose unblemished fruit that yield to gentle pressure. Peaches – a good source of vitamins A and C and cont...

Berry Bonanza - 24 October 2013

Berry Bonanza - 24 October 2013
This week's report bought to you by Tom's Superfruits Superstore. Fruit: Blueberries - a good source of vitamins A and C. Select plump fruit with a good colour and fresh bloom. Always check the base of the punnet for juice leakage or mould. Kensington Pride Mangoes – an excellent source of vi...

Longing for Longans - 10 October 2013

Longing for Longans - 10 October 2013
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruit Pink Lady Apples – Also known as the Queen of Apples are in store crisp and sweet. Generally a larger apple, look for a pink flesh with a greenish yellow base skin. Pomegranate – a source of potassium and vitamin C. Those with ...

Mushrooms, Mandarins and Mangoes - 26 September 2013

Mushrooms, Mandarins and Mangoes - 26 September 2013
This week's report bought to you by Tom's Superfruits Superstore. Fruit Afourer Mandarins – deep orange-red colour and easy to peel. Pick fruit heavy for its size with a glossy skin free from cuts, blemishes, soft spots or mould. Fuji apples - Large, tall, rectangular shaped fruit with yellow...

Sweet Spring - 12 September 2013

Sweet Spring - 12 September 2013
Fruit Amigo Mandarin – an excellent source of vitamin C. Bright orange skin that is easy to remove with a soft, juice segmented flesh. Has a Sweet flavour. Blueberry – a good source of vitamins A and C. Select plump fruit with a good colour and fresh bloom. Always check the base of the punne...

Spaghetti Vegetable? - 29 August 2013

Spaghetti Vegetable? - 29 August 2013
This week's report bought to you by Tom's Superfruits Superstore. Fruit Strawberries – a sweet delicate flavour. Choose clean, bright fruits with a solid red colour. They should not look white, blemished, crushed or moist. They are an excellent source of citamin C, folic acid and dietary fibre...

Purple Passion - 15 August 2013

Purple Passion - 15 August 2013
Fruit Custard Apple – a good source of vitamin C and B6, dietary fibre, magnesium and potassium. Select mature, hard fruit and ripen at home to minimise bruising. Lemon – oval-shaped pale yellow fruit with a smooth, thin rind. Very juicy and moderately acidic. Nashi - yellow/green skin with...

Packham Pears - 1 August 2013

Packham Pears - 1 August 2013
This week's report bought to you by Tom's Superfruits Superstore. Fruit Imperial mandarins – are sweet and fresh, easy to peel with few seeds - $2.99KG Kiwifruit - Choose plump, unblemished fruit, coloured light to medium brown with furry covering still intact. Buy only firm fruit or for imme...

Celeriac and Cumquats - 18 July 2013

Celeriac and Cumquats - 18 July 2013
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Vegetables Mushrooms – all of our button, flats and swiss brown mushrooms are locally grown. They are a low-calorie food great for eating cooked or raw and as a garnish to a meal. Great source of Vitamin B and Potassium. Kestrel Potat...

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