Huckleberry’s New Season Produce: Summer Edition

Huckleberry’s New Season Produce: Summer Edition

We are excited to share with you our new season produce that just landed in-stores! 

At Huckleberry, we are committed to providing you with the freshest, organic, and locally sourced fruits and vegetables. All of our produce are certified organic by AsureQuality or BioGro, which means they are grown without synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers. They are also harvested at the peak of ripeness and delivered to our stores as soon as possible, ensuring maximum flavour and nutrition.

In this blog post, we will introduce you to some of the highlights of our summer produce, and give you some tips on how to enjoy them. Let’s get started!

Organic Rockmelon

Rockmelon, also known as cantaloupe, is a sweet and juicy melon that comes from Dargaville and is AsureQuality certified organic. Rockmelon is rich in vitamin A, C, and antioxidants, which are good for your skin, eyes, and immune system. It’s also low in calories and high in water content, making it a refreshing and hydrating snack.

Rockmelon is perfect for salads, smoothies, or just as a snack. You can cut it into cubes, balls, or wedges, and enjoy it with some yoghurt, honey, or mint. You can also blend it with some ice, milk, and banana, and make a delicious smoothie. Or you can simply scoop out the flesh and eat it with a spoon. Yum!

Organic Black Doris plum

Black Doris plum is a dark and succulent plum that comes from Hastings and is BioGro certified organic. Black Doris plum has a distinctive flavour and texture that makes it ideal for jams, pies, or eating fresh. It’s also a good source of vitamin C, potassium, and fibre, which are beneficial for your digestion, blood pressure, and wound healing.

Black Doris plum is great for making jams, pies, or other baked goods. You can cook it with some sugar, lemon juice, and water, and make a thick and tasty jam that you can spread on toast, scones, or pancakes. You can also slice it and arrange it on a pie crust, and bake it with some butter, sugar, and cinnamon, and make a mouth-watering pie that you can serve with some whipped cream or ice cream. Or you can simply wash it and bite into it, and enjoy the juicy and tangy flesh.

Organic Lettuce oak leaf

Lettuce oak leaf is a crisp and tender lettuce that comes from Auckland and is BioGro certified organic. Lettuce oak leaf has a mild and nutty flavour that goes well with any dressing or salad. It’s also low in calories and high in vitamin K, A, and folate, which are important for your blood clotting, vision, and cell growth.

Lettuce oak leaf is versatile and easy to use. You can tear it into bite-sized pieces, and toss it with some dressing, cheese, nuts, or fruits, and make a simple and healthy salad. You can also use it as a wrap, and fill it with some chicken, tuna, or hummus, and make a light and satisfying sandwich. Or you can add it to your soup, stir-fry, or pasta, and give it some extra crunch and colour.

Organic Orange Summer squash

Orange Summer squash, also known as golden courgette, is a bright and tasty squash that comes from Hastings and is BioGro certified organic. Orange Summer squash has a smooth and creamy flesh that can be roasted, grilled, or mashed. It’s also packed with vitamin C, B6, and manganese, which are essential for your metabolism, nerve function, and bone health.

Orange Summer squash is delicious and easy to cook. You can cut it into slices, and roast it with some olive oil, salt, and pepper, and make a crispy and flavourful side dish. You can also grill it with some herbs, garlic, and cheese, and make a cheesy and savoury snack. Or you can boil it and mash it with some butter, milk, and nutmeg, and make a smooth and creamy puree.

Come and visit us today and enjoy the best of summer with Huckleberry! 

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