In Australia we're blessed to have a bounty of beautiful plums in the summer. Learn how to store plums, plus discover three easy ways to cook them. There are also plenty of plum recipes with different ways to enjoy this summer stone fruit.
Aussie summers and stone fruit such as juicy plums go hand in sticky hand. The sweet flavours of these gorgeous stone fruits aren’t only incredible when eaten fresh from the fridge, they also shine through when cooked. Here’s what you need to know about how to store and cook plums.
It’s often the cooking process that intensifies the sweet, aromatic flavours in the fruit. So if you’re looking for inspiration around the sunny season, look no further than your fruit bowl.
We have three top ways to cook and prepare your plums.
As with other purplish fruit and veg, the deep skin and flesh colour of plums points to the fact that it contains anthocyanin. That antioxidant powerhouse. Plums are also high in other antioxidants and vitamins and minerals, as well as fibre.
Now that we’ve whet your appetite, here are some recipes that make plums shine. If you're interested in even more recipes with stone fruit like peaches, nectarines and apricots, be sure to check out this stone fruit recipe collection!
Get the recipe: Sticky Asian Pork Belly with Plums
Sticky plum sauce, succulent roast pork and crispy crackling. This is one cracker of a meal, and the plums gives the sauce stunning colour.
Get the recipe: Healthy Plum Slice
This plum slice tastes so good, and it's packed to the brim with nutritious wholefood ingredients. They're best stored in the fridge, making them a lovely chilled snack.