It wouldn’t be an Aussie summer without the glorious mess, that is digging in to seasonal fruits. We certainly don’t mind getting a little sticky if it means biting into a juicy nectarine, peach or plum. The sweet flavours of these gorgeous stone fruits aren’t just incredible when eaten fresh, they also shine through when cooked.
It’s often the cooking process that intensifies the sweet, aromatic flavours in the fruit. So if your looking for dessert inspiration around the sunny season, look no further than your fruit bowl.
We have three top ways to cook and prepare your summer fruits, plus ideas for what to serve alongside your stone fruit:
Stone fruit serving suggestions
Pick an accompaniment to your stone fruit that highlights the delicate but sweet flavours of your fruit. Great options include; fresh cream, whipped Philadelphia cheese or a fresh scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.
Stone fruit recipe ideas
Perfect for the silly season, these recipe ideas make for the ultimate side dish, a show stopping dessert or a festive drink idea that is ideal for your guests arrival. Find inspiration below for wonderful seasonal recipes:
- Roasted Peaches with a Couscous Salad
- Poached Nectarines with Cream and Toasted Hazelnuts
- Grilled Peaches with a Cream Cheese Filling
- Chocolate Pavlova with Poached Plums
- Baked Plums with a Meringue Filling
- Roasted Plums made into a Martini