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Sweet, juicy plums are truly a treat. The most popular varieties combine honeyed sweetness with a hint of acidity that makes them useful for cooking as well as eating just as they are.



Ripe pears are juicily yielding, their flesh slightly granular, their perfume intense. If you can catch a pear at its perfect peak, there are few better fruits
to eat straight from the bowl.




We have grown used to squashes as a year-round staple, grown worldwide and imported, but autumn is when British squash is at its best.


Cavolo nero

Most things sound better in Italian and this is one of them. The beautiful leaves of ‘Black cabbage’ have a wrinkled, almost quilted quality, and a robust flavour that is nutty and sweet.


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