The Achacha is a tropical fruit originating in the Amazon Basin of Bolivia and is newly available in Australia. Grown in Burdekin in North Queensland, this season’s harvest has just hit the shelves, and will be available in selected stores including Harris Farm and Thomas Dux Grocers until February.
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The arrival of cherries in Australia marks the onset of the festive season. Highly sought after, the cherry is a favourite with everyone.
Enjoy the last of the summer fruit for the season in this refreshing fruit salad. The lime syrup enhances the taste of the fruit and adds a delicious tang. You can use any combination of fruits for this healthy no-fuss dessert – my favourites: mango, papaya and berries. Continue Reading →
It’s always exciting to try a new food, and last weekend I tasted for the first time a fruit called an Achacha. What an amazing taste sensation! A cousin of the mangosteen, Achachas are tangy and refreshing, the taste vaguely resembling that of a passionfruit although the texture is completely different. Continue Reading →
The beautiful summer fruit has inspired me to start a new regular monthly post: fruit of the month. With such a diverse array of fruit available in Australia, I thought it would be useful to have a spotlight on a seasonal fruit with tips and ideas.
January’s fruit of the month is the peach. Who can resist a perfectly ripe, juicy peach on a hot summer’s day? Packed full of vitamin A, B and C, peaches originated in China more than 2500 years ago.
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