Seasonal Autumn produce

Traditional Chinese medicine Torquay Surfcoast

Seasonal Autumn produce of fruits, vegetables and nuts are often in surplus at this time of year. Autumn is traditionally known as fall or the harvest season as an abundance of seasonal foods fall from the trees. These whole foods with be the freshest, cheapest and tastiest available so make the most of them by preserving what you can.

You can find some of our favourite whole food Autumn recipes here;  Autumn slaw and pumpkin soup

In Victoria the remnants of summer can still be found through early Autumn. Berries (blackberries, raspberries and strawberries)  and stone fruits (plums, nectarines) continue with good supply. Citrus (lemons, limes and oranges) are also plentiful at this time. Apples, nashi’s and figs are also at their peak through Autumn.

Fruits

Apples, avocado, banana, blackberry, breadfruit, cumquat, custard apple, feijoa, figs, grapes, guava, kiwifruit, lemon, limes, mango, mandarin, mangosteen, melons, nashi, nectarine, orange, papaya, passionfruit, peach, pears, persimmon, plums, pomegranate,quince, rambutan, raspberry, rhubarb, strawberry

Nuts

Almond,  chestnut, hazelnut, pistachio, peanut, walnut.

Vegetables

Asian greens – bok choy – choy sum – gai lan – wong bok. Beans, beetroot, broccoli, brussel sprout, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, chilli, cucumber, daikon, eggplant, fennel, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, okra, olives, onions – brown – red, spring, parsnip, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallot, silverbeet, spinach, squash, swede, sweetcorn, sweet potato, taro, tomato, turnip, witlof, zucchini.

Herbs & spices

Garlic, ginger, horseradish

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