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How to store and use avocados

Avocados are predominantly a winter fruit. The prices fluctuate according to the season and are most expensive during the summer months. Unlike most fruits, the avocado does not ripen on the tree and instead begins to ripen once harvested. Therefore, avocados should be stored at room temperature until ripe and stop ripening when refrigerated. Whole ripe avocados will keep for [...]

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How to use and store the freshness of citrus fruits

Here are a few methods of storing citrus fruits and the best way to use the entire fruit. The smaller, heavier for their size; thin-skinned fruits offer the best flavours. When you are next buying your oranges, grapefruit, lemons, mandarins or limes, it is good to plan ahead and consider how long you wish store them.Citrus fruits are [...]

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How to preserve basil and raw vegan pesto recipe

Our customers have often requested the recipe for our raw pesto and have asked how to preserve fresh basil. Our magnificent basil comes from the growers, Carol and Conrad, at Kindrachuk C & C Organics in the Araluen Valley.To take advantage of the season, you could preserve the basil or make a batch of homemade pesto. This recipe makes [...]

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