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Fruits and Vegetables – P

Parsnips

 
Pick Small to medium sized parsnips that are firm, smooth, and well-shaped.
Store  Store in a open or perforated bag in the fridge for up to 10 days.
Prepare Trim top and bottom ends.  Peel with a vegetable peeler and rinse.

Peaches

 
Pick Fruit that gives slightly to gentle pressure and smells sweet.
Store  Store unripe peaches at room temperature to soften.  Store ripe peaches in the fridge in a paper bag for up to 3 days.
Prepare Wash then eat or slice.

 

Pears

 
Pick Ripe fruit that gives to gentle pressure and smells fragrant.  Scars and blemishes won’t affect flavour.
Store  Store unripe pears at room temperature to ripen.  Store ripe pears in an open or perforated plastic bag in the fridge.
Prepare Wash well under cold water.  Peel or leave unpeeled.

 

Peppers 

 
Pick Choose bright, smooth, and firm peppers.
Store  Store in an open or perforated plastic bag in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Prepare Rinse well under cold water.  Remove stem, core, and seeds.

 

Potatoes

 
Pick Choose potatoes that are firm with no signs of sprouting.  Avoid potatoes with green skin.
Store  Store potatoes in a cool, dark, and dry place, but not in the fridge.
Prepare Rinse well under cold water.  Remove all dark spots and sprouts.  Peel or leave unpeeled.  Peel off any green skin.

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