Tag Archives: autumn

Mini Shortbread Apple Tarts with Salted Caramel

Freshly picked apples are one of the delights of autumn. Their beautiful red skins and crisp texture seem a perfect pairing with the changing seasons. These delicious tarts are a great way to showcase apples in a pretty way and … Continue reading

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Cheesy Brussels sprout and onion dip

Remember that dip that got served at every party you went to between 1990 and 1999? The one with canned artichoke hearts and loads of cheese? Yeah, that one. I was thinking about that recipe the other day and decided … Continue reading

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Smoked Tomato Gazpacho

Smoking then juicing plump Roma tomatoes gives this gazpacho an extra kick. The subtly smoky flavour of the tomatoes balances perfectly with the vegetables and seasonings to make a delicious soup with an intriguing taste that is sure to impress. … Continue reading

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Lentil-Sweet Potato Soup

I don’t think I will ever tire of making – or eating – soup. Autumn is a great time to fill your freezer with all sorts of vegetable-based soups, especially when the markets are brimming with local produce. I like … Continue reading

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Curried Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Coconut

Flavourful, inexpensive and nutritious, pumpkin is useful for so much more than just yummy pies. I love making soups with pumpkin as the base as it has a sweet, subtle flavour that lends itself to countless interpretations. You could use … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Crème Brûlée

Crème brûlée is one of my all-time favourite desserts. Silky-smooth and creamy, it lends itself to countless interpretations. Pumpkin seems to be a very popular autumn flavour, and while I do love a good pumpkin crème brûlée, I started thinking … Continue reading

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