Look for plums that yield to gentle pressure and are slightly soft at their tip.
If plums are not ripe leave at room temperature for a couple of days or pop them in a paper bag with a banana or apple for a few days
Good quality plums have a rich colour and may have a slight blue-grey bloom
plums are a very good source of vitamin A, C, B2, iron and potassium
Wash plums just before you intend to eat or cook