What to cook in autumn

What to cook in autumn

Autumn fruit and vegetables

Have you ever wondered what to cook in autumn?

Keep on reading this post to find out which fruits and vegetables are in season during autumn, what type of dishes are best to prepare during cooler weather and to view autumn-specific recipes.

As our Queensland weather begins to cool down after our hot summer, we tend to crave more hearty dishes that are filling & nourishing.

Wholesome & satisfying meals

Our cold and flu season tends to start in autumn in Australia, so during this time we often want to eat nutritious dishes that are easy to prepare.

Food that is flavourful, colourful and full of fresh fruit or veggies is a must.

Autumn dishes

Try to buy fresh fruit and vegetables that are in season and use them as the main element of your recipe.

You could make the following types of savoury dishes and use autumn vegetables as your core ingredient:

  1. Soups
  2. Baked/oven-cooked meals
  3. Pasta dishes

You could make the following types of sweet dishes and use autumn fruit as your core ingredient:

  1. Cakes
  2. Baked/stewed fruit
  3. Tarts

Fruits available in autumn

Some of the fruits that are in season in Queensland, Australia during autumn are:

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Mandarins
  • Nectarines
  • Pears
  • Plums

Vegetables available in autumn

Some of the vegetables that are in season in Queensland, Australia during autumn are:

  • Beans
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Celery
  • Chilli
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Sweet potatoes

Herbs available in autumn

Some of the herbs that are in season in Queensland, Australia during autumn are:

  • Coriander
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme

What to cook in autumn

Here are some ideas of what to cook in autumn:

Lunches/Dinners

Desserts

Seasonal recipe inspiration

I hope that this post has given you some ideas of what to cook in autumn.

Even more recipes that use autumn produce will appear on this blog over the next few months.

Cook and eat with the seasons to ensure that all your meals are fresh, budget-friendly and delicious!

What’s your favourite autumn fruit or vegetable?

Let me know by leaving a comment below – I’d love to hear from you.

Want more seasonal cooking inspiration? Discover more autumn recipes here



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