Our Lebanese cucumbers have a deep dark green skin with flesh that is crisp, pale and has tiny seeds. They can be used for slicing, salads and pickling. Now available in our produce department. Try Donna Hay's Mediterranean Cucumber Salad that calls for Lebanese cucumbers, halloumi, cherry tomatoes and Kalamata olives - recipe here.
Our apricots are beautifully orange and filled with beta-carotene and fiber that are one of the first signs of summer! They have a velvety skin and flesh, not too juicy but definitely smooth and sweet along with a faint tartness that lies somewhere between a peach and a plum. Our apricots are grown in Renmark, South Australia.
Truss Tomatoes are hand-picked at the perfect time to deliver the best taste possible. By keeping them on the vine, they continue to ripen and sweeten ensuring they are at their optimum when you are ready to use them. The full flavour of Truss Tomatoes and their bright red colour is 100% natural (no artificial ripeners), so every Truss tomato tastes and smells just like a tomato should. Now available in our fresh produce department!
Over 95% of wasabi served in sushi restaurants does not contain any real wasabi. Most fake wasabi is made from a blend of horseradish, mustard flour, cornstarch and green food colorant. This means that most people who think they know wasabi have actually never tasted the real thing! Now you can make your own! Often called the ‘root’ of wasabi, these fresh stems produce a powerfully hot, sweet and fragrant fresh wasabi paste whilst the glossy, deep-green, heart-shaped leaves are a tasty and versatile product. Their mild wasabi taste is great in salads. They work beautifully to dress up a plate and team perfectly with salmon for canapés!
We have the most delicious, tender snow peas - the entire vegetable is enjoyable to eat. Every part of this crisp legume, from the firm pod to the sweet peas, is edible! Enjoy snow peas in salads, stir-fries, crepes and couscous. Be careful to never overcook them to maintain their delicious crunch. Now available in our produce section.
Sweet and crunchy, sugar snap peas can be eaten pods and all. Plumper than snow peas, these pods remain tender as they mature. We sourced our sugar snap peas from a local WA farmer, you will not find sugar snap peas any fresher than this! Now available in our produce department.
Trays of golden Kensington Pride mangoes arrived from the sunny Northern Territory! These new season, ready-to-eat Kensington Pride Mangoes are the taste of summer. They have a firm texture and are not stringy. Also known as the KP or Bowen mango, these are Australia's most popular mango!
There's nothing quite like the taste of fresh-picked raspberries! We are now at the height of the season and they are rich in colour, a perfect balance between sweet and tart. They are full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Try this decadent White Chocolate and Raspberry Trifle Cake by Donna Hay.
Broad beans offer one of spring's best seasonal flavours! Our Broad Bean pods are firm and crisp. They're a great source of protein and carbohydrates, as well as vitamins A, B1 and B2. In the US, they're known as fava beans. For wonder recipie ideas visit BBC's Good Food guide on "what to do with broad beans".
Papaya is an incredibly healthy tropical fruit, loaded with antioxidants that can reduce inflammation. Our Papaya is locally grown right here in WA, it is sweet and delicious! For recipe ideas on how to use this delicious, summer fruit head here. Morel papayas are now available in our produce section.
Now is the time to enjoy fresh picked Albany asparagus. This premium asparagus is grown in the Torbay region, near Albany. The flavour is sweet and intense. Enjoy fresh asparagus grilled, drizzled with olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt.
Yoshihisa Okuma has grown tomatoes in Japan for 40 years before arriving in Perth in 2005. He now grows his tomatoes right here in WA! Mr Okuma describes his tomatoes as being "fruity, fresh and sweet, which make your mouth flavorsome and smile"! A full range of Momoko Tomatoes can be found in our fresh produce section.
The Panama Red is about the size of an egg, it has a smooth orange skin, and tart-sweet tasting yellow orange pulp with small black seeds. They are larger than the traditional purple passionfruit, are sweet and aromatic. Passionfruit is delicious spooned over ice-cream. The pulp can also be strained and added to sauces and drinks. Great with cream cheese, banana, mango, coconut, mint, pineapple, pavlova, yoghurt, vanilla and rum. Try this delicious Passionfruit & Coconut Slice by Donna Hay.
Hickson Mandarins have a high juice content, with orange–red sweet flesh and thin easy to peel skin. The high juice content makes them ideal for juicing as well as eating. Now available in our produce section.
Grapefruit is known around the world for its unique colors and tangy flavour. The Rio Star variety is highly prized, and is the result of years of selective fruit breeding. This grapefruit is sweet, has a red flesh with very few seeds. Red-fleshed grapefruits are much sweeter than white-fleshed ones. Now available in our produce section.
Artichokes are an edible member of the thistle family and actually the immature bud of what would be a large sunflower-like blossom if not picked for consumption! We now have stock of the purple variety! This popular vegetable does not lose its vibrant colour when cooked and is prized for having a slightly more pronounced nutty flavour than its green globe cousin.
The dark purple adds an unexpected splash of color when served. Artichokes can be a meal in itself, prepared simply - just steamed, the leaves plucked then dipped in garlic-butter. The meaty base of the globe is called the heart and is considered a culinary delicacy.