This is the week we say arrivederci to summer on our tables and begin to welcome the most delicious and bountiful season of all - autumn. Here’s a round-up of seasonal September recipes to get you excited about the coming harvest and cooler temperatures.
September sees the end of summer berries, but right now blackberries are ripe for picking, and all the other wonderful tree fruits are now hanging from the branches such as apples, plums, figs and pears. Meanwhile squashes and pumpkins are ready to make a comeback as well as leeks and kale. Mussels also come into season and are at their best. So here are some seasonal ideas for you.
This recipe featured in the S.Pellegrino Young Chef Cookbook is by Kezia Kristel, and is a rich, comforting and easy meal for any occasion.
This is the easiest pumpkin bread to make. Try this recipe at home, the pumpkin bread is perfect to be served for brunch, lunch or dinner.
Spicy yet delicately flavoured: discover the easy recipe for pumpkin velouté soup with apple and curry.
Here are six pumpkin recipe ideas by Michelin-starred chefs - Ramsay, Heston, Bains and Bourdain all feature.
Creamy pumpkin risotto gets a boost of flavour from fresh Parmesan cheese, butter-fried sage and caramelised pumpkin.
This cilantro-studded vegan pumpkin and chickpea stew is ideal for potlucks and holiday dinners.
Mussels au gratin - the quick and easy way to prepare a dish that captures the essence of the sea.
An exclusive chicken recipe shared by chef Gaggan Anand, served at GGGOLA 3 in Singapore, which was a two-day dining event by Gaggan Anand and Daniel Chavez.
Charred leeks and white asparagus: discover this molecular gastronomy recipe by the famous London-based chef Nuno Mendes and try to make it at home.
Like so many vegetable dishes from the Aegean region, the leeks are simply braised with carrots, rice and spices until tender.
A delicious take on the Italian crostini, topped with sautéed kale and creamy mascarpone spread.
An easy salad recipe you can't miss: find out how to make a pumpkin salad with goat cheese and kale. Simple and tasty.
For the lovers of English desserts, a gourmet apple pie recipe to cook the queen of fruit sweets, by Anne Martinetti and François Rivière.
An eye-catching dish for it's vibrant colour and texture. Whole apples poached in red wine served with steak and feta take steak salad up a gear.
Nothing says autumn quite like a vibrant, fresh and crunchy slaw salad.
An easy to make Christmas dessert with pears and red wine, it's light, delicious and makes for a perfect vegan dish. Tastes like cinnamon and syrup.
A recipe for cranberry and pear crumbles with chopped pears and cinnamon to bake and serve with whipped cream
Looking for new brunch ideas? Try these easy to prepare and mouthwatering puff pastry mango and pear parcels with gorgonzola.
The delicate flavours of prosciutto di Parma are a perfect pairing for the sweetness of figs. This is a heavenly combination of sweet and savoury.
Summer nostalgia, an unconventional dessert recipe by Slovenian chef Ana Roš, will awake your summer memories with the taste of figs and goat milk ice cream.