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  1. Mandarin

    Juicy, sweet mandarins are a favourite snack for many children. This fruit can be eaten raw, incorporated into desserts or made into a sauce and drizzled over seafood. Mandarins are rich in vitamin C...

  2. Potato

    The versatile potato is an excellent source of fibre, energy and nutrients and a favourite of children. Potatoes can be baked, mashed and fried. They are a good source of vitamin C and B-group...

  3. Passionfruit

    The sweet pulp of passionfruit can be enjoyed raw, in desserts or in savoury dishes such as seafood. Passionfruit is a good source of vitamins A and C and contains minerals such as calcium and iron...

  4. Apple

    Crisp, crunchy apples are highly versatile. They can be eaten raw, juiced or cooked to accompany meat or baked in pies and tarts. More than 100 varieties are grown commercially around the world and in...

  5. Snow pea

    Pea snows (or snow peas) add crunch to salads and are a popular addition to stir-fried Asian dishes. They are a good source of vitamins (B1, B2, B3, C and K) and minerals. In Victoria they are at...

  6. Blackberry

    Blackberries are a type of berry that is delicious eaten raw or added to tarts and other desserts. The fruit contain vitamins A, C and K and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and copper...

  7. Beetroot

    Beetroot, known for its intense, red colour, is a great source of vitamin C, dietary fibre and antioxidants. Grate and use raw in salads, or roast, boil and steam and serve as a nutritious side dish...

  8. Beans

    Fresh beans are popular in many cuisines. They are a good source of dietary fibre, vitamins A and C and contain iron and folate. Some varieties of beans (such as kidney beans) are allowed to ripen so...

  9. Basil

    Aromatic basil is a versatile herb that can be scattered fresh on salads, tossed on top of a simple tart or made into a pesto sauce. It is a good source of vitamins A and K and magnesium and contains...

  10. Bamboo shoots

    Crunchy bamboo shoots are a favourite ingredient in many Asian cuisines. They are high in fibre and contain a variety of vitamins and minerals. Bamboo shoots are available fresh from Asian food...

  11. Avocado

    There are many different varieties of avocado available in Australia. The creamy flesh can be eaten raw, in salads and dips and is delicious added to Mexican dishes. Avocados are a good source of...

  12. Artichoke

    The artichoke is the flower of a variety of thistle and is a favourite in European cuisines. It is a good source of folate, dietary fibre and vitamin C. In Victoria, artichokes are at their peak...

  13. Apricot

    Apricots are juicy, fragrant fruit that can be eaten raw, used in savoury dishes or made into desserts. They contain vitamins A and C, minerals such as potassium and manganese, and dietary fibre. In...

  14. Eggs

    An egg is a nutritional powerhouse full of protein and essential vitamins and minerals. You can simply boil, poach, scramble or fry eggs – or use them in more complex desserts or in savoury dishes...

  15. Strawberry

    Strawberries are a popular summer fruit that can be eaten fresh, added to salads, made into sauces and jams and used in desserts. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and contain some...

  16. Asparagus

    Green, white and purple asparagus are available in Australia. Asparagus spears are a great source of vitamins and minerals and have large amounts of fibre. Green asparagus is in season from September...

  17. Banana

    Yellow, sweet bananas can be eaten raw, blitzed in a food processor for smoothies or baked in cakes and tarts. Bananas contain vitamins C, B6 and folate, and dietary fibre. In Victoria, bananas are at...

  18. Dill

    Finely chopped dill adds flavour to soups, potato salads, eggs, fish and grilled meats. It is a good source of vitamins A, C and folate and contains calcium, iron and dietary fibre. In Victoria, dill...

  19. Date

    Sticky, sweet dates can be eaten raw, stuffed with savoury treats or used to make desserts. They contain vitamins B6 folate and dietary fibre. In Victoria, dates are at their peak between July and...

  20. Carrots

    Carrots have been grown for thousands of years. This common, long and tapered vegetable is an excellent source of beta-carotene and other vitamins and minerals. In Victoria carrots are at their peak...

  21. Cabbage

    Crunchy cabbage is nutrient rich and a great source of vitamin C, vitamin K, fibre and folate. Cabbage comes in many shapes and in a variety of colours including green, white and red. In Victoria...

  22. Capsicum

    Capsicums, available in a multitude of colours, are an excellent source of vitamins A and C. This versatile vegetable can be stuffed, roasted, used in stir-fries or simply eaten raw. In Victoria...

  23. Cauliflower

    The most common cauliflowers available in Australia have a creamy, white head surrounded by green leaves. This cruciferous vegetable is an excellent source of vitamin C and contains plenty of dietary...

  24. Celery

    The long, pale green stalks of celery are a good source of vitamins and minerals. Celery adds crunch to salads and it is a quick and easy snack when stuffed with cheese and fresh herbs. In Victoria...

  25. Chillies

    Fiery chillies add another dimension to Mexican, Indian and Asian dishes. This popular vegetable is an excellent source of vitamin C and provides dietary fibre, folate and minerals. In Victoria...

  26. Chives

    Chives will add an onion or garlic flavour to omelettes, salads, soups and sauces. They contain vitamins A and C, minerals such as potassium and manganese and dietary fibre. In Victoria, chives are at...

  27. Coriander

    Coriander is a popular herb used in the cuisines of Thailand, Vietnam, India and Mexico. It is a good source of dietary fibre. The citrus-flavoured leaves and roots add a pungent taste to many dishes...

  28. Eggplant

    Eggplant, or aubergine as it’s sometimes called, is a fruit that comes in a variety of shapes and colours, but the most common is the deep purple oval. You can use eggplant in a wide variety of dishes...

  29. Grape

    Sweet, juicy grapes add subtle flavour to many dishes. They can be eaten raw or used in savoury dishes. Grapes are a good source of vitamin C and contain dietary fibre. In Victoria, grapes are at...

  30. Watercress

    Delicious watercress is packed with nutrients. It contains plenty of vitamins (including vitamins A, C and K) and minerals such as iron, calcium and potassium. It can be eaten raw or used in salads...