Here at Foodlum, we want to teach you how to properly store your fresh produce, because no one wants to waste perfectly good food or money. With a little bit of knowledge, you can buy with confidence and know which fruits and veggies need refrigerated storage or are fine on the countertop, and how long produce actually lasts.
An Apple a day, keeps the doctor away, or so the old saying goes. There’s countless varieties of apples and a whole recipe book of ways to use them so let’s learn a little more about apples. Different tastes, textures, colours, different seasons and different uses in the kitchen. So where do we start? As Aussies, we genuinely love our Apples. Locally, we grow over 1.6 billion apples a year and we eat over 200 million kilos of apples a year, only second to Bananas. Prime apple eating time in Australia is the late afternoon, when we’re looking for something nutritious, filling and tasty to get us through till dinner time.
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What is the Dirty Dozen of fruits and vegetables? The Clean Fifteen 15? Are there any fruits and vegetables I should actually avoid? Foodlum discusses the dirty dozen and what it means to us in Australia in 2021
Going to the store, fruit market or online shopping for fresh produce can sometimes seem like a gamble. But is there a science behind picking the right time of the week to increase the quality of produce you buy for you and yours?