Kitchen Tips

Imaginative Ideas for Cooking with Fruit

Who said fruits should be reserved for dessert? With pineapples, berries and mangoes at their best right now, why not add a hint of fruity sweetness to these savoury Asian recipes?

Red curry with prawns and pineapple

We love the juicy pop of fruit in this red curry with prawns and pineapples. Served with steamed rice it makes for an easy summer dinner.

Thai Red Curry with Prawns and Pineapple Recipe

Pork in fruity plum sauce

If you’re a fan of sweet and sour pork, then you should try this modern twist on the Chinese classic, using pork steaks in a strawberry and plum sauce.

Pork in Fruity Plum Sauce

Thai lamb and mango salad

Ripe, fragrant mango and tender lamb add an Australian accent to the traditional Thai beef salad. Try this Thai lamb and mango salad at your next barbecue.

Thai Lamb and Mango Salad

Vietnamese summer rolls

Kids will love the sweet explosion of fruit in these Vietnamese summer rolls, packed with strawberry, pineapple and mint.

Vietnamese Summer Rolls Recipe

Thai pineapple fried rice

For a tutti-frutti presentation, whip up a batch of Thai pineapple fried rice and serve it in a hollowed-out pineapple – it doesn’t come more retro than that!

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

For more ways to keep your cool this summer, read our guide to the top 10 ingredients with cooling properties or try our favourite cool noodle dishes.

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