November 7 In Season at the Market
Buying and eating in season produce is good for your nutrition and helps the economy, our seasonal updates are here to lend a hand.
Let us inspire you with just a few of the fresh, locally grown produce now in season at the South Australia Produce Market that you will find at your local fruit and veg store.
The first picks of South Australian grown cherries from the Riverland have arrived at the South Australian Produce Market. You know Christmas is near when you find these shiny red bursts of goodness in your local fruit and veg store.
The South Australian Produce Market will auction a box of the finest South Australian grown cherries on Wednesday November 30 when cherries are in the peak of their supply. Last year’s auction raised $50,000 for Camp Quality and in 2022 The Leukaemia Foundation will be the recipient of funds raised.
If you are looking for some inspiration why not try Callum Hann’s Cherry Trifle – find the recipe here
It’s great to see this staple back in plentiful supply in South Australia this week and the quality of locally grown is second to none. The versatile veg is suitable for so many dishes weather you steam, stir fry, roast or use it raw in a crunchy salad – there is so much you can do with broccoli.
If you’re looking to add some extra vitamins into your diet, consider eating more SA grown broccoli you will find it packed with vitamins C and K.
Coriander is an herb that divides a dinner party faster than a discussion on politics! You either love it or you hate it! For those that enjoy Vietnamese cooking Coriander is a staple and adds a burst of flavour to your Vietnamese Roll. For those that enjoy Mexican food – add a little coriander to your salsa and we promise you won’t be disappointed.
Grown right here in the Northern Adelaide Plains by local grower Damien Manno – look for these new lines of Herbalicious packaged herbs in your local fruit and veg store this week.
If you’re a lover of mushrooms, then you will love that these versatile veg are available all year round! Right now, South Aussie mushrooms are tasting fantastic – Button, Large BBQ, Portabella, Swiss – it doesn’t matter, they’re all ready and waiting to be eaten.
The Australian Mushroom Growers Association have been campaigning their Blend recipes – try mixing your mince meat with mushrooms and add some extra vitamins and flavour to your dinners. Who knows, when they’re tasting this good you might convert some stubborn mushroom-haters. Check out some of these great recipe ideas click here.
You’ll find the best produce inside your local independent fruit & veg stores. Locate your closest store here. And don’t forget to check out Pick a Local, Pick SA Facebook page or the latest news from your local fresh produce experts.