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.
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:
- Baked/oven-cooked meals
- Pasta dishes
You could make the following types of sweet dishes and use autumn fruit as your core ingredient:
- Baked/stewed fruit
Fruits available in autumn
Some of the fruits that are in season in Queensland, Australia during autumn are:
Vegetables available in autumn
Some of the vegetables that are in season in Queensland, Australia during autumn are:
- Sweet potatoes
Herbs available in autumn
Some of the herbs that are in season in Queensland, Australia during autumn are:
What to cook in autumn
Here are some ideas of what to cook in autumn:
- Brie potato crisps with grape and onion jam
- Healthy green soup
- Baked egg and beans
- Beetroot chips with sweet potato dip
- Zucchini and red onion fritters
- Samosa-flavoured potato soup
- Raspberry and pear chocolate cake
- Baked plums with lemon custard
- Banana and oat muffins
- Jam and apple tart
- Lemon crème brûlée
- Mini pear and lime Bundt cakes
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