The weather has just started to change in the UK, going from the glorious
sunny days we’ve experienced this year and moving more towards the rainy
days we’re used to.
But just because the weather’s nasty outside doesn’t mean you can’t have a
great time when indoors, especially if you decide to cook up a feast for you
and the rest of the family.
Seasonal fruit and veg is one of the most amazing ingredients you can cook
with, so if you want to produce some hearty family favourites this autumn,
try cooking with these options:
Although you can buy them in supermarkets throughout the year, the
season for apples is in autumn and this means they taste best when grown
in their comfort zone. From apple pie to pork and apple sausages, there are
a huge number of recipes that call for apples, and you’ll be able to find all
kinds of varieties to get your taste buds tingling.
This vegetable is a firm favourite in most households and is the go-to option
for a lot of dinners. Whether it’s used in recipes or served as a side dish,
broccoli can complete a meal like no other vegetable.
While they aren’t always popular, these little guys ought to be revered.
Often only thought of as an accompaniment to Christmas dinners, Brussels
sprouts taste great throughout the autumn months and are a great addition
to any meal.
Whether you use it to make cauliflower cheese, broccoli and cauliflower
soup or curried cauliflower for a delicious side, this simple vegetable is
always popular. It’s incredibly diverse as well – add a few spices and herbs
here or there and you’ll come out with an incredible meal that’s absolutely
out of this world!
Now is the time to start making your own cranberry sauce and cranberry
juice to really impress your family and friends. Or, you could just eat this
fruit raw and enjoy its tart, sweet flavour. Enjoy!
As you can see, there are more than enough fruits and vegetables for you
to choose from this season, and home-cooked food always tastes best when
you use seasonal ingredients.
Which do you think you’ll be cooking with first?