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Top 10 autumn recipes

Summer is like a distant memory, so we've compiled a list of recipes using the key produce of this new season.

Top 10 autumn recipes

Cooking in season is the best way to ensure you don’t pay more than you should at your local grocer or supermarket.

We’re all about using seasonal produce in the everyday recipes we bring you as we believe using the freshest locally grown ingredients is the best way to guarantee great tasting meals every time.

Below we have listed our top vegetables and fruits to keep an eye out for when shopping and planning meals this month, and some amazing recipes to inspire you when cooking with these at home.

Pumpkin

Bacon and Butternut Couscous Risotto (pictured)

Forget the tired-old roast or soup, bring new life to the traditional butternut pumpkin with this tasty modern risotto using coucous in place of rice. Perfect with flavours of bacon and sage.

Zuchinni

Zucchini Pasta with Lemon, Mint and Persian Feta

This fresh pasta recipe makes great use of seasonal produce for a fresh and filling weeknight meal ready in minutes, great for vegetarians.

Cabbage

Pork Schnitzel 
with Red Cabbage

The rich hue of purple cabbage is a gorgeous addition to any dish. Prepared with tiny currants and a little red wine vinegar it’s delicious with pork schnitzel.

Potato

Leek and Potato Soup with Cheese Twists

An English favourite, this classic seasonal soup recipe is sure to warm you up during the colder months. Both potato and leek are in season this month so stock up on these during your next shopping trip.

Okra

Chicken Curry with Okra Ladies’ Fingers

Spice up your week with this fragrant recipe for chicken curry, perfect for a hearty mid-week meal. Don’t be afraid to try and use these often unusual looking veggies.

Nectarines

Nectarines and haloumi with walnut pesto

Pair sweet, in season nectarines with grilled haloumi and a delicious walnut pesto for a winning starter or salad.

Passionfruit

Chilled passionfruit and custard tart

Impress the whole family with this delicious chilled passionfruit and custard tart – no cooking necessary. A great way to showcase the beauty of this easy-to-grow fruit.

Grapes

Croissant and Grape Bread-and-Butter Pudding

Jazz up an old favourite with this recipe for croissant and grape bread and butter pudding. Use the grapes that may have gone a bit soft and that you would ordinarily discard for this recipe, they will add the most sweetness.

Nashi pears

Nashi Pears Poached in Mulled Wine

Add some glamour to your dinner party dessert with this recipe for tender nashi pears poached in mulled wine. Your home will fill with the beautiful autumnal scent of cinnamon, cloves and vanilla.

Pomegranates

Turkish delight Semifreddo with Pomegranate Pearls

While it’s unlikely that pomegranate seeds can make you invisible, as the ancient Babylonians believed, it is still hailed as a super food and they looked great when piled into a fruit bowl.

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