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.
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.
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.