5 Autumn Recipes To Make You Feel Cosy
The leaves are golden and the wooly jumpers are out. If the lure of wellington boots and cosy scarves hasn’t got you feeling autumnal, these recipes certainly will. Whether you’re wrapped up warm in a muddy field watching a fireworks display, or snuggled up on the sofa watching a movie marathon, these delicious recipes using seasonal ingredients are the perfect companion.
This decadent amber-hued risotto is a hug in a bowl. Enriched with cream and mashed butternut squash, and topped with roast squash crispy sage leaves and pecans, it will warm you from the inside out.
If you could sum up bonfire night in one dish, this would be it. Our new Catherine Wheel Sausage layered over puff pastry looks seriously impressive, but couldn’t be easier. Whilst it’s baking, you’ll caramalise apple slices and stir them into a rich gravy to serve with buttery mashed potatoes and greens. All you need now is a pack of sparklers!
Make this deep golden soup in advance and it will be the only thing you want to come home to after a crisp autumnal walk. Seasoned with salty bacon and finished with the holy grail of toppings – cheesy croutons – you’ll be making this soup all season long.
Sweet when roasted, butternut squash is perfect when layered over tangy goat cheese. Paired with flakey pastry and sticky homemade candied pecans, this dish is a great way to transition from summer days to autumn nights.
Dark evenings are made for sweet treats and puddings. This easy stove top rice pudding is dairy and refined sugar free. Make a big batch at the weekend to keep your sweet tooth satiated throughout the week. For a special treat, try customising with different toppings. Our favourite is a harvest classic – the humble apple. Try it raw, grated and stirred through, poached and pureed, or roasted.
Have you been waiting for autumn since June? Tell us which seasonal recipe you’re most excited to try in the comments!