What's in Season?
Fruit & Vegetables that taste great right now!
Eat seasonally with this handy guide to the availability of your favourite fruit and vegetable's. Here at FreshChoice we retrieve our produce locally, resulting in a short farm to plate journey. Supporting local farmers means our produce is likely to be high in nutrients and have less packaging.
What's in season this February?
Apricots, avocado, blackberry, blueberry, cherry, kiwi berry, melon (honeydew), melon (rock), nashi, nectarine, orange, papaya, peach, pear, plum, raspberry, rhubarb, strawberry, tomato & watermelon.
Baby sweetcorn, beans, bean sprout, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprouts, buttercup, butternut, bok choy, cabbage, capsicum, cauliflower, celery, courgette, eggplant, kale, kumara, leek, lettuce, mushroom, onion, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, radish, silver beet, spinach, spring onion & sweetcorn.
Tossed with avocado, tomatoes and plenty of lemon or lime juice this vegan salad can be served as a side or main dish.
Mushroom and Avo Smash Bruschetta
Perfect for breakfast, brunch or a nutritious snack this mushroom and avocado brushcetta is a winning combination.
Pear, Avocado & Walnut Salad
Great with blue cheese or feta, this salad is a nice alternative salad recipe to your standard Greek salad.
No fiesta is complete without this unbeatable guacamole recipe. From zesty lemon to fresh coriander this combination is like no other.
As one of the main traditional Hawaiian dishes, Poke originally consisted of marinated diced raw fish. This Poke recipe takes a modern approach incorporating a variety of fresh ingredients and delicious flavours.
What's in season next month?
Avocado, blackberry, blueberry, feijoa, figs, kiwi berry, melon, nashi, nectarine, passion fruit, papaya, peach, pear, plum, raspberry, rhubarb, strawberry, tomato, watermelon.
Baby sweetcorn, beans, beetroot, broccoli, brussels sprouts, buttercup, butternut, bok choy, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, celery, chilli, courgette, eggplant, garlic, ginger, kale, kumara, leek, lettuce, murshroom, onion, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, radish, silver beet, spinach, spring onion, sweetcorn.
Berry good recipe picks
Raspberry and Pistachio Semifreddo
This semifreddo recipe looks impressive but is remarkably easy to make. Serve topped with extra berries and dust with icing sugar.
Raspberry Crumble Slice
This decadent raspberry crumble is the perfect slice for lunchboxes or grazing tables.
Berry Botanical Spritz
The splash of Barker’s squeezed blackcurrant, blueberries and elderflower with crushed ice and soda is a delicious cooling drink for those hot summer days.
Whittaker's White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake
This show stopping cheesecake recipe is loaded with rich berry, biscuit and white chocolate flavours.