Cherries have shiny red skin and sweet juicy flesh mean. They are delicious eaten fresh or in fruit salad. A bowl of cherries on the table is popular at Christmas time. Cherries are also delicious cooked in desserts, cakes, jams and chutneys.Cherries are available from October to January in Australia and make an ideal addition to homemade fruit baskets. See what fruit is in season and select your favourites!