Pink Grapefruit from Carnarvon

The grapefruit, with its refreshingly bitter and tart taste, is a low calorie, beneficial to the body, citrus fruit. Larger than the orange and squat in shape, the grapefruit is available in varieties, mainly identified but colour (pink, red or white). Refreshing at any time of the day the fruit works fantastically in desserts, sorbets…

Pumpkins

Summer salads were changed forever when some culinary genius cut up some roast pumpkin and tossed it through, yum! Traditionally a winter comfort food (roast pumpkin, pumpkin mash, pumpkin soup), a whole new world of salads opened up to us and then there’s the trusty pumpkin scones, always a favourite. There are three main types…

Mandarins!

The mandarin, a member of the citrus family, is like an orange but is smaller in size, easy to peel and deliciously sweet. It’s the perfect snack and a good source of Vitamin C  – a great weapon in protecting against winter colds and flu. With its characteristic juicy, crescent shaped segments, the mandarin is…

Leeks

Leeks are a true winter staple. Whether it’s Potato and Leek soup, or a thoroughly soul-warming Chicken and Leek Pie, no winter season is complete without a healthy dose of leek! Leeks, like garlic and onions, belong to a vegetable family called the Allium vegetables. Since leeks are related to garlic and onions, they contain…

Cara Cara Oranges from Gingin

If you saw a stack of Cara Cara oranges next to some regular Navels or Valencias, you’d be hard pressed to spot any difference. Cut them open however, and a whole new world of juice and flavour awaits. Cara Caras have the same round shape and bright orange rind as their orange cousins. What makes…

Ord River Rockmelons

The Ord River region, about 300km south of Kununurra in Northern WA is an ideal melon growing region – filling the market with deliciously sweet melon varieties for much of the winter season. Fragrant and sweet, Rockmelon (also known as Cantaloupe), with its pear like texture is easily identified by its round shape and distinctive net like…