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Goodbye Summer - Hello Autumn
It is so hard to say goodbye to the summer; all the beautiful produce helped along by the sunshine. But Autumn is also a season groaning with fabulous foods, why else would harvest festival be at this time of year?
On the menu, as the leaves start to fall, are vegetables, fruits, wild foods, meats and games and fish and shellfish once more is at its best as the sea start to cool. It may not be time for the long, slow cooked stews and heavier dishes of winter, but these are most definitely... comfort foods.
So to kick start your autumn and ease yourself gently towards the winter, with these 28 great recipes using the wonderful foods so abundant at this time of year.Continue to 2 of 6 below.
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Soups for an Autumnal Day
A hearty bowl of soup is welcome at any time of year, but in the autumn fill yours with soup made of seasonal vegetables, beans or meats and fish. There are so many good soup recipes available just now but here are five of the favourites.
Get the most out of the late season tomatoes with a Borlotti Bean and Tomato Soup
Mushrooms with a Wild Mushroom Cream SoupContinue to 3 of 6 below.
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Meats and Fish
It is perhaps not quite the time for long stews and casseroles; they tend to carry everyone through the winter. In the autumn, it is time for quicker cuts and lots of vegetables.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Autumn is the time of wild foods, mushrooms in the forest, berries on the trees. Many can be gathered for free - be sure you know what you are doing though when collecting mushrooms, follow my guide to picking in Britain. All foraged foods must be gathered with respect for the environment.
A few recipes to inspire:Continue to 6 of 6 below.
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