October seasonal food

Make the most of the abundance of seasonal produce for meat, fish, vegetables and fruit in October.

October seasonal food



Meat

Love lamb

Love lamb

We love cooking with lamb for steaks, roast, barbecue or in a curry. Try some of our favourite lamb recipes.

Game recipes

Game recipes

Make the most of British comfort food with these hearty game recipes for venison, pheasant, rabbit, guinea fowl and partridge. 

Pheasant

Pheasant

Try one of these wonderful recipes with this flavoursome bird in a pie, as a roast or make a terrine. 

 


Fish and shellfish

Mackerel

Mackerel

Mackerel is one of our favourite oily fish, plus it tastes great with these recipes griddled, smoked or in a pâté.

Mussels

Mussels

British mussels are at their most succulent in the chilly months. Let us tempt you with our tasty mussel recipes.

Oysters

Oysters

Whether you regard them as food of the gods, or spawn of the devil, oysters are a unique culinary experience.

 


Vegetables

Globe artichoke recipes

Globe artichoke recipes

The globe artichoke is a versatile vegetable and can be stuffed, boiled, roasted and added to flavour dishes. 

Beetroot

Beetroot

We love the earthy flavour and versatile nature of nutritious beetroot. Here are some beetroot recipes, including a cake.

Celebrate watercress

Celebrate watercress

Try watercress in a soup, salad or as an accompaniment to strongly flavoured meat. 

Kale recipes

Kale recipes

Kale goes perfectly with game, soups and hearty stews. Try one of these recipes to make the most of this nutritious vegetable. 

Wild mushroom recipes

Wild mushroom recipes

Chanterelles, porcini (or ceps), horn-of-plenty (trompette de la mort) and morels. Make the most of wild mushrooms with these recipes.

Aubergine

Aubergine

Aubergine or eggplant  – most think it's a vegetable but it's actually a berry, and you'll find it in an array of global cuisines, for good reason.

Squash and pumpkin

Squash and pumpkin

Warming pumpkin and squash recipes for soups, curries and pies. Make the most of this versatile vegetable.

 


Fruit

Walnuts

Walnuts

Walnuts are perfect for pasta, salads and paired with goat's cheese. Try these fantastic walnut recipes.

Pears

Pears

Pears are ideal fodder for salads, desserts and with cheese, as our pear recipes show.

Apples

Apples

Savoury or sweet, apples are always a treat, and they come into their own at this time of year, complementing meat and filling pies and cakes.

Plums

Plums

British plums taste perfectly sweet and/or tart. They are versatile stone fruit and develop an intense flavour when cooked.

Figs

Figs

This fruit works perfectly with savoury dishes as well as used in puddings and desserts. Why not try cooking one of our favourite fig recipes.

 

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