Veg Speak #12

Spring is really starting to kick in now with the weather heating up, those occasional showers and some stunning produce.

Broad beans and Artichokes are really at their peak now, and would make a great dish on your seasonal menu. There are plenty of Northern Territory Kensington pride Mangoes right now but there will be about a three week lull in the market as Northern Territory mangoes near the end of their season and Queensland produce starts coming into the market. Murray upper Queensland Papaya, super pink and super sweet. I love this fruit as a Granita with lime and mint.

Mulberries have started coming through. Good size, flavour and a reasonable price. Australian stone fruit is now slowly moving into the market pace. Peaches and nectarines are both available but it’s a big price to pay for small fruit. Let’s wait a little longer with these guy…