The Herdsman ~ What's in Season?

Gourmet Pumpkins

Gourmet Pumpkins

Autumn brings beautiful gourmet pumpkins which are great for eating and also using as decorations.  There many different varieties available and each have their own uses. Chirimen: a Japanese Heirloom with dark green skin, maturing to a grey colour.  Creamy...

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New Season Royal Gala

New Season Royal Gala

Originally created in New Zealand, this gorgeous sweet creation is a mixture of a Golden Delicious and a Kidd's Orange Red Apple.  Medium in size with a sweet flavour, best eaten fresh or used in pies, sauces and salads.  Identified by a blush pink skin, the colour...

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Eating well now: Pomegranates

Eating well now: Pomegranates

Recently pomegranates have grown in popularity due to research in to their 'superfood' characteristics.  Best used in salads, drinks, dressings, desserts.. the possibilities are endless!  WA grown in February and March, so now is the time to buy. Purchase fruit with a...

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Sweet Summer Fruit for the Festive Season

Sweet Summer Fruit for the Festive Season

Mangoes, apricots, plums and cherries!  The taste of Christmas.  Perfect for your family Christmas table as is, or on top of your pavlova, panettone or trifle! This month we have white Rainier cherries on our shelves from Faraway Hill Orchard. With an extraordinarily...

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Spring has Sprung!

Spring has Sprung!

Dust off those sun hats and put away your winter woolies, Spring is here! That means fresh, Aussie fruit and vegetables are in abundance.The beginning of the stone fruit season has seen absolutely beautiful West Australian peaches, nectarines, mangoes and lychees on...

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