20 Sep Our Favourite Autumn Dishes
Here at More More More… we love autumn! It’s the cosiest time of the year – the leaves turn brown and fall from the trees, it’s the season of spooktacular, and most importantly it’s a great time for seasonal fruit, vegetables, and hearty cooking. After the long and lazy summer, it’s good to get back into a routine and jump into your autumnal cooking. Whatever your tastes, we all have our autumn favourites and cooking is also a great way to try something new and experiment with new ways to cook this season’s harvest. Cold temperatures mean cosier food options so here are our top Autumnal dish ideas…
Tomato soup is a hearty and comforting autumn staple! The British tomato season runs from June to October, therefore early autumn is a great time to stock up on this delicious starter or lunchtime snack. Add a hunk of crusty bread and your good to go.
The autumn winter months of October, November, December, and January are the best time to buy and cook locally crown celeriac in the UK. This herby favorite will warm your cockles and prove to be a household favourite.
Originating in Northern Mexico and Southern Texas, USA, chilli con carne is now a nationwide treasure for Autumn and Winter in the UK and can be adapted to suit all tastes. From turkey mince to a veggie twist, mild or spicy chilli is a fan favorite that won’t fail to disappoint leading you back into the colder months. The More More More… take on this classic combines prime steak mince with chickpeas, kidney beans and deep, spicy flavours for the ultimate taste bus satisfaction.
Cottage pie is a British classic and may well be the epitome of home-cooked food. This dish can take two forms (both equally as scrummy of course!) – Shepherds pie made with succulent lamb mince, or Cottage pie filled from scrumptious beef mince. Both are a scrumptious autumn dish filled with seasonal vegetables, rich meaty gravy, and a crispy mash potato topping. Why not serve this dish with a portion of our very own peas and onions or the infamous Heinz baked beans. This is also a great one to bulk cook and keep in the fridge or freezer for reheating after a hectic family day.
As autumnal puds go this one is hard to beat! This appetising apple dish is a warming mixture of a jammy apple and apricot filling inside of light mini puff pastry tarts. It’s an irresistibly tasty treat that would pair perfectly with vanilla ice cream or custard, or on their own to pair with an afternoon tea tipple.
Bread and butter pudding has been a historic bread pudding dish long popular in British cuisine. It’s a simple pudding constructed with creme, vanilla, apricot jam and so much more – the ultimate comfort food to finish off a long day.