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  • Fruit – Nectarine or peach? Not so confusing after all.

    Two summer fruits that are often confused with each other are peaches and nectarines.

    The fact is they’re nearly identical in genetic terms. But they’re really so, so easy to tell apart because nectarine skin is smooth while peaches have a fuzzy coat.

    Why are they genetically close but also different? Because peaches originated naturally in Asia […]

  • Fruit – Candy Melons

    We’ve recently had candy melons on special. Very sweet eating and just fabulous for a dessert in an Aussie summer.

    And good for you too – one of the major health benefits of melons is they’re a good source of fibre. But did you know you can also eat watermelon skin?

    Don’t throw it away – it […]