Custard apples are at their sweet and creamy best. Ripe fruit gives slightly to the touch, like a perfect avocado. Ripen firm fruit by pairing with a banana in a paper bag.
The eggplant season has started in southern Queensland. Try one blackened on the barbecue, flesh scooped out, mashed and mixed with a little tahini, natural yoghurt and pinch of salt.
Citrus is the bargain. Indulge in navel oranges, mandarins, lemons and limes.