15 delicious recipes to ease you from late summer to early autumn


Make the most warm-weather veggies and fruits before the weather cools and autumn is in full swing. 

The days of laden plum trees and endless courgettes are coming to an end as the days begin to cool, and summer slides into autumn. Make the most of your end-of-season garden with recipes that pack a punch.

Cherry Tomato Puttanesca Sauce

Thanks to this rustic tomato sauce, dinner from the garden will be ready in a flash.

Cherry Tomato Pesto Puffs

They’re quick to make, deliciously moreish and can be devoured in one or two mouthfuls.

Curried Pumpkin, Bacon & Feta Muffins

You may find you need to make two batches of these tangy, moist, melt-in-the-mouth muffins as they won’t last long.

Mulled-Wine Preserved Omega Plums

These poached plums are divine served with custard or ice cream.

Peach Tarte Tatin

This three-ingredient dessert stars fresh peaches.

Haloumi, Spiced Courgette, Eggplant & Red Pepper Salad

This Mediterranean-inspired salad is packed with barbecued flavour.

Blackberry Crumble Slice

Any berry will work in this seasonally delicious slice.

Easy Peasy Courgette Cheese Bake

Who says that courgettes can’t become absolutely moreish?

Avocado, Watermelon and Feta Salad

Consider this salad another way to add more avocado and watermelon into your life.

Spiced Plum Crumble Cake

If plums aren’t on hand, try this recipe with any stone fruit.

Green Bean & Potato Salad

This garden-to-table salad is drizzled with a zesty herb vinaigrette.

Easy Eggplant Parmigiana

This simple dish of grilled eggplant, tomato passata, mozzarella and basil — it’s Italy on a plate.

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Pumpkin & Red Pepper Tart

This easy vegetarian tart is practically begging to be shown off at your next gathering.

Fig Sponge Cake

This classic upside-down cake uses fresh, fat figs.

Panzanella with Nectarine

This is a non-traditional panzanella (bread salad) with the addition of nectarine.

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