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Seasonal September recipes

48 Recipes

Blackberries, plums and more...

Sugar plums

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(9 ratings)
A big tray of glistening sugared plums is the perfect way to welcome in the winter months
25 minutes
Easy

Plum & almond pudding

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(13 ratings)
British plums are one of the great late-summer treats. Enjoy them warm from the oven in this comforting pudding
1 hour
Easy

Gnocchi with roasted squash & goat’s cheese

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(38 ratings)
A colourful dish that makes the most of gnocchi's great pairing with cheese, this simple recipe will soon become a favourite
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Honeyed almond figs

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(2 ratings)
Simple, yet effective, and ready in only 3 minutes
3 minutes
Easy

Sticky cinnamon figs

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(21 ratings)
A simple and stylish nutty fig pudding ready in just 10 minutes
10 minutes
Easy

Honey roasted fig & almond tart

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(11 ratings)
Delicious, sweet and fruity pud, great served with cream or ice cream - make the case with bought pastry
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Baked apples

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(5 ratings)
Little hands aged from 3-6 can help make these sweet treats, best served with vanilla ice cream
45 minutes
Easy

Homemade tomato sauce

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(15 ratings)
A handy standby which goes with just about everything, and keeps for 3 months in the fridge
55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Mediterranean fig & mozzarella salad

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(7 ratings)
If you want to make this more substantial, you could serve some prosciutto or Serrano ham with it
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Marrow & ginger jam

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(20 ratings)
A traditional way to use up marrows, or courgettes, that have grown too big for their boots
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

Plum & amaretti semifreddo

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(2 ratings)
A ripple of sweet plum purée and chunks of almond biscuit turn this Italian ice cream into an all-in-one dessert
40 minutes
For the keen cook

Courgette & tomato soup

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(22 ratings)
Batch cook a vegetable soup when you have a seasonal bounty and you'll always have a healthy meal in the freezer
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Courgette & ricotta tart

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(7 ratings)
Roll out a puff pastry base and have a vegetarian meal in minutes with sliced greens, basil and ricotta cheese toppings
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Frozen blackberry fool

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(2 ratings)
Falling somewhere between an ice cream and a syllabub, this berry-rippled dessert is seasonal and spectacular
10 minutes
Easy

Tomato passata

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Batch cooking sieved tomato sauce means you can freeze it in portions and defrost to use however you please
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Blackberry & lemon mess

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(2 ratings)
Everybody loves traditional strawberry Eton mess, but blackberries also work beautifully with homemade meringue and luscious lemon cream
1 hour and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Plum & raspberry jam

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Packed with fruit, this deep pink preserve should be spread thickly - or present it as a homemade gift
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Blackberry braised red cabbage with venison

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(1 ratings)
Red cabbage dotted with berries perfectly cuts through game meat - serve with buttery mashed potatoes
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Damson jelly

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A delicious way to deal with a glut of damsons - perfect on toast or fresh bread and a great accompaniment to roast meats
1 hour and 30 minutes
For the keen cook
Vegetarian

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