Taste Summer

From beaches to backyards we soak in the summer sun. It’s a spectacular time for fresh food too with a variety of produce vibrantly coming in to season. Summer on the coast is about the sizzling barbeque, icy drinks and that mountainous Christmas spread. Let’s celebrate our sumptuous seafood, sweet fruits and crisp veggies.

 

In Season  

Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs

  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Watermelon
  • Lychees
  • Nectarine
  • Mango
  • Passionfruit
  • Rockmelon
  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Basil
  • Carrot
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn
  • Eggplant
  • Pumpkin
  • Spinach
  • Spring Onion

Summer Recipes

Lychee Mojito

Summer Spicy Lime Pork with Snow Pea and Asparagus Salad

Neil Perry's Seafood Salad with Thai Style Dressing

Maggie Beer's Macadamia Nuts in Macadamia Oil and Rosemary

Caprese Salad

Year Round

  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Pineapple
  • Olives
  • Beans
  • Parsley
  • Cabbage
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Celery
 
  • Cucumber
  • Rocket
  • Sweet Potato
  • Tomatoes
  • Chilli
  • Silverbeet
  • Chives
  • Capsicum
  • Broccoli
  • Lettuce
 
  • Watercress
  • Shallots
  • Sage
  • Oregano
  • Marjoram
  • Potatoes
  • Radish
  • Spring onion
  • Onions
  • Nuts

Get to know what local produce is available to you and in what season. Download the Food Wheel from Eco Friendly Food to help you plan your meals.