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3 May 2024

Lifestyle

Zuccoli’s Seasonal Fruits: Quick & Simple Recipes

As we prepare for the upcoming dry season here in Zuccoli, we can look forward to an exciting abundance of locally sourced fruits and the freshest produce our community has to offer.  

Get ready to elevate your gardening game with these in-season favourites:

  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Basil
  • Lemongrass
  • Parsley

 

Not a fan of gardening? No worries! Head to the shops and indulge in some fresh produce. From the rich aroma of cocoa to the tropical sweetness of coconut and the luscious texture of fresh figs, embracing in-season produce not only reduces your environmental impact but also cuts down your grocery bill! Here are some seasonal ingredients you can look forward to on your next shopping trip: 

  • Fresh figs
  • Cocoa
  • Coconut
  • Dates
  • Grapefruit
  • Honeydew melon
  • Mandarins

Try picking up fresh ingredients with your family at Zuccoli IGA and involve the little ones in preparing and cooking these delicious recipes at home. 

We’ve put together some simple recipes for you and your family to incorporate these seasonal ingredients:

Coconut and Cocoa Energy Balls

Blend dates, shredded coconut, cocoa powder and a dash of vanilla in a food processor. Roll into balls and refrigerate for a tasty and energising snack. 

Honeydew and Grapefruit Salad

Combine diced honeydew melon, grapefruit, fresh mint leaves, and a drizzle of honey for a refreshing salad that’s bound to impress at your next BBQ!

Stuffed Figs with Ricotta and Honey

Cut fresh figs in half and fill them with ricotta cheese. Drizzle honey and sprinkle with chopped nuts for a tasty appetiser. 

Don’t forget that April/May is a great time of year to prepare garden beds, plant seeds and start growing produce. There are endless benefits to producing your own food – you may even begin to trade with your neighbours!

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