Green Beans
Spring

Fruits & Vegetables in Season this November

Hey guys! I love that every November, the jacaranda trees appear seemingly out of nowhere and paint Sydney in splashes of lavender. These beautiful jacaranda trees are on McDougall Street, Kirribilli, not too far from the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge.  If you plan on visiting this…

2 November 2017
Farmers Market Strawberries in Brugge, Belgium
Nutrition Spring

In Season this October: Strawberries

STRAWBERRY FACTS ORIGIN It comes as no surprise that this love heart-shaped berry originated from one of the most romantic countries in the world, France. Where did the name ‘strawberry’ come from? Some say it was because they were originally sold like kebabs, impaled on straws. Others say…

10 October 2017
Tray of Cucumbers
Spring Recipes

Fruits & Vegetables in Season this October

October has snuck up on me yet again. Today I picked the first peas of the season straight from my garden. Nothing beats fresh juicy peas picked straight from the plant! Seriously, you would never hear anyone raving about the peas from their freezer, but…

2 October 2017
White Asparagus in a Wooden Box
Spring Recipes

Fruits & Vegetables in Season this September

I can’t believe that spring is here once again and…the seasonal dietitian blog is celebrating its first birthday today! A year ago today I created this blog with a mission to inspire people to eat in-season fruits and vegetables. Thank you to anyone who took the…

1 September 2017
Avocados in a Box
Winter Recipes

In Season this August: Avocado

AVOCADO FACTS ORIGIN Avocado is technically a fruit (not a vegetable!) that is native to Central America. TASTE I think the yellow-green avocado flesh tastes a bit like olive oil or green peas but has a spreadable consistency similar to butter. Just don’t eat the large…

30 August 2017
Kiwifruit on a Wooden Table
Winter Recipes

In Season this August: Kiwifruit

I hate the term ‘superfoods’. Often someone with marketing sense has just: a) found a fruit/veg/grain in an exotic sounding country b) put it in a hipster package c) pointed out its nutritional benefits d) put a premium price tag on it Local seasonal produce…

29 August 2017
Box of Homegrown Mandarins
Winter Recipes

Fruits & Vegetables in Season this August

It is the last month of winter and spring is just around the corner. I am often guilty of wanting to skip winter. However here I am reminding myself to cherish each day, even the cold ones. It is time to slow cook some delicious…

1 August 2017
Slow-Cooked Lamb Shank Pasta with Pesto
Recipes Winter Recipes

Slow-Cooked Lamb Shank Fettuccine with Pesto

For me, winter is all about warm blankets, hot drinks, good books and hearty meals. This Italian pasta with slow-cooked lamb ragu fits the bill perfectly. It is incredibly more-ish. Before it even makes it to my plate, I sneak forkfuls of this goodness straight from the pot.…

24 July 2017
Russian Dumplings (Pelmeni)
Recipes Winter Recipes

Russian Dumplings (Pelmeni)

Pelmeni have got to be one of my favourite foods of all time. For those of you who are not familiar with pelmeni, it is a type of Russian or Ukranian dumpling. It is similar to an Asian dumpling but looks like an oversized…

8 July 2017
Slow Cooker Osso Bucco
Recipes Winter Recipes

Slow Cooker Osso Bucco

It’s time to get your hygge on and make this hearty Slow Cooker Osso Bucco. This is one of my mum’s delicious recipes which is full of in-season onion, carrots and celery…mama knows best! Eat in season. Slow Cooker Osso Bucco Serves: 4-6 people Ingredients: 3 sticks…

1 July 2017