Posted on 21st Aug 2012When you first encounter the wonderfully warty custard apple, you might think you have stumbled upon a piece of fruit from another planet. But, aficionados know that beneath the green sci-fi skin is a sweet, pulpy flesh worthy of the nickname, “the aristocrat of fruit.”
Posted on 14th Aug 2012Since swedes stand strong against cold climates, they have played an important role in numerous civilizations, dating back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. Yet, this hardy root veggie is widely misunderstood.
Posted on 11th Jul 2012Peppery and slightly sweet, ginger’s mellow flavour melds perfectly with nearly any bread, beverage, sauce or sweet treat. Used worldwide, ginger is grated in Thailand, pounded into a chili paste in Indonesia, fried with garlic and onions for a caramelised sauce in India and pickled for Japanese sushi.
Posted on 8th May 2012This autumn, Jazz apples is encouraging every Australian to take the crunch test with this superbly sweet and juicy fruit. A relative newcomer to the fruit industry, originally hailing from New Zealand in the autumn of 2004, this snazzy apple debuts in April and hangs around until September.
Posted on 1st May 2012Abundant in Australia from February to June, this year’s persimmon crop is plentiful due to the recent rains. Varying in shape and colour, from heart-shaped to round and pale yellow to deep orange, this tropical fruit is actually a berry just like the tomato.
Posted on 18th Apr 2012Hailing from the hardy Castanea tree, which actually thrives during bitter winters, chestnuts played a vital role in ancient Greek, Asian and Native American cultures.
Posted on 3rd Apr 2012Quinces are back in season, so we all have the opportunity to try something new. We have found some delicious quince recipes that will soon have you saying this is your favourite fruit!
Posted on 19th Mar 2012Guys, listen up. Even though your girlfriend may be expecting a diamond ring sometime soon, the quince, a pretty apple shaped fruit, maybe the next best thing.
Posted on 6th Mar 2012Dragon Fruit is gaining popularity in Australia and around the world. It’s striking beauty and strange aesthetic appeal attracts not only the curious, but also the famous.
Posted on 16th Nov 2011Blood Plums may have a spooky name but there is nothing frightening about their amazing flavour. The name comes from the deep red flesh that makes them look so inviting.