Well I have been awol..and remiss in blogging for not quite a week and yet it seems like forever..i haven’t been well but am fine now and look forward to attempting to catch up…urghhhh so again Bacon and I are at the shops..this time with a healthier trolley…
This is an interesting one as always the fruit and veggies will be very different due to seasonality..i always try and buy in season as the quality is superb and believe it or not whatever is in season is usually what your body needs for the time of year also..and the costs should be better…
So let’s grab a trolley..and some running shoes and head to the shops..
First on the list is Apples…I love Pink ladies…they are crisp..sweet and a bit tart..i love them fresh..stewed and of course I use them with Grannies to make my award winning Apple Pies and cakes..
A 250gram punnet is on special this week for $1.99 Aus
Beans are next..and boy have they been expensive!! I prefer fresh and love them steamed and then tossed with some garlic and sautéed mushrooms..but the prices have been up to $12 Aus a kilo!
I buy green round beans..and in the right season I love broad beans..double peeled and tossed in pasta with some lemon zest and pancetta…
This week they are $9.89 a kilo Aus…
Lettuce…wow what a variety now..when I was little it was only iceberg available…and for some reason I would eat the leaves with a sprinkle of sugar??? yuk!!
I usually buy a lettuce mix with rocket and other goodies..
This week iceberg lettuce is $2.69 Aus each..
Funny the lettuces grow best in winter ..
Now on to our random choices…
My random Fruit is an all time fave ..Blood orange or cara cara..such a beautiful fruit..i make a lovely blood orange curd tart..too die for ..only available for about three minutes a year it seems and on my tree list to buy.
What a bizarre knobby and weird looking veggie..but I love them..they make a delicious puree with roasts after simmering until tender in some milk..yumm
This week they are $5.59 Aus each!
So that is this weeks list..thanks so much for sharing your shopping experience with Bacon and myself..and I will get around to visiting you all soon…lots of news and things happening and very much on the hop