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Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - LIFESTYLE -

TASTY:

Man­goes sig­nify the start of an Aussie sum­mer. Burst­ing with flavour and nu­tri­tional value, man­goes are ver­sa­tile and can be added to sal­ads, cur­ries, smooth­ies and desserts. In sea­son, man­goes are sell­ing for about $4 each, but prices are ex­pected to drop.

CRISP:

De­li­cious sweet potato is per­fect as com­fort food or a hearty side dish. Sweet pota­toes come in many va­ri­eties (skin colours come in shades of creamy white, yel­low-or­ange, tan, red­dish­pur­ple and red). They are read­ily avail­able and priced about $4/kg.

SWEET:

Zuc­chini is a ver­sa­tile and bud­get-friendly veg­etable. Use it to make slices, pizza, soup, zuc­chini bread, salad and even some­thing for the sweet tooth – zuc­chini cakes. Local sea­son has started. Sup­ply will con­tinue to im­prove as the weather warms up. About $7.90/kg.

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