Category Archive: Autumn food

Well hello there, Autumn. How nice of you to drop by.

After months spent wallowing in my own sweat, constantly uncomfortable and unable to sleep at night, I greeted autumn’s blustery arrival last week with great joy (especially as the moody skies and rain… Continue reading

Leftover apples cake

I think we all know by now that I hate food waste. Make that HATE. I won’t prattle endlessly on here about why (athough you can check out this post if you really… Continue reading

Bengali tomato chutney

In Bangladesh, achar – or pickle – is served with almost every meal. Green mango, normal mango, carrot and garlic were just some of my favourites. Bangladeshi achar are tantalisingly sweet-sour, and usually… Continue reading

Dutch apple cake

I have just taken a Dutch Apple Cake out of the oven, golden brown and crispy with preserving sugar on top, wonderfully light and fluffy inside, studded with molten pieces of hot apple…… Continue reading

Chicken, bean and pepper stew

M has gone to his home town for a few days, leaving me to my own devices in the city. While he’s away I’ve decided to try out a few recipes so that… Continue reading

Wild mac ‘n’ cheese

I made this tonight for Sophie and myself because we were both craving something warming and comforting. This is a twist on a childhood classic (tuna and pasta in cheese sauce) that my… Continue reading

Blackberry and apple crumble

I felt autumn today. It was the first time this year I’ve felt that chill, dampness in the air that signals the changing seasons. Even though it’s a bit depressing – I’m not… Continue reading

Kale, mushroom and pork stir fry

When I opened the veg box this week to find a big bag of dark green kale staring me in the face, I knew autumn had arrived. And I was stumped. As the… Continue reading

Blackberry and raspberry lattice pie

UPDATE: While I work on perfecting my recipe for cherry clafoutis, I thought I’d share this classic berry pie recipe with you. Blackberries and their kin are starting to show up in markets… Continue reading