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What’s delicious in September

Autumnal favourites are starting to appear – among them, crunchy, vibrant celery to serve cooked or raw, and mighty king oyster mushrooms, which are deliciously savoury, and a brilliant alternative to meat in so many dishes. Add in punchy British-grown garlic and you’ve got the basis for wonderful late-summer recipes, especially with sweet green grapes in the mix.

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Celery

Celery & pea pulao

This one-pot vegetarian dish is made with spiced rice and assorted veg and is super-easy to make 

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Cheesy garlic scones

Roasting whole bulbs brings out garlic’s mellower side, as well as a deep sweetness. It works particularly well in savoury bakes, as in these scones

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grapes

Custard tart with roasted grapes

Green grapes are wonderful when gently cooked, as the flavour intensifies and deepens. They’re an ideal contrast to the creamy custard in this tart

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Green seedless grapes

Don’t confine grapes to the fruit bowl – they have so much more to offer. The green variety is wonderful when gently cooked, as the flavour intensifies and deepens. If you love the sweet crispness of raw grapes, try adding a handful to salads – perfect with salty cheeses or cooked chicken

British garlic

With its larger than average cloves, roasting whole bulbs brings out its mellower side, as well as a deep sweetness. Roasted cloves work particularly well in breads and savoury bakes or in tangy pickles

Celery

Crunchy and sharp, celery is one of life’s simplest pleasures eaten raw with cheese, dips and chutneys, or thrown into lively salads. This everyday veg brings a huge depth of foundational flavour when cooked and is also capable of being the star of the show in comforting gratins