Having a certified ‘foodie’ as a friend can be both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand being friends with a foodie means that you’ll never have a poor dining experience, it means you’ll always be the first to visit the most on-trend eateries and you’ll always have an endless supply of new and exciting foods which they have ‘knocked up’ in their kitchen.
It might well be the most colourful time of the year, as the leaves fall to create a stunning symphony of reds, oranges and yellows. And with the crisp, refreshing autumn air, there can be no better time to enjoy a charming break. Our team of tastemakers have scoured the globe to find the most inspirational autumn getaways to explore this season.
Sad as it is to say goodbye to summer eating, autumn brings with it all manner of culinary compensations for our sensory delight. From figs to mushrooms, apples, game and chestnut, autumn offers a superb choice of dishes, with meals often taking on a heartier note. We take a look to find some of the finest autumn dishes in the UK.
Believe it or not, there’s a reason we eat Brussels sprouts with our Christmas lunch, as October through ‘til March is when they are most ripe for their picking. Generally, selecting ingredients that grow best at particular times of the year is the best way to save money, acquire the tastiest crop, and be kind to the environment as well as your insides.