Beginner recipes 45 - 60 mins

  • It's sweet and spicy, this pumpkin soup is a Autumn favourite and perfect if you're making soup for the first time, as well as for seasoned cooks.

  • Sascha at Hugh Grierson Organic, a family-run farm in Perthshire, shows us how to spice up those mince and tatties this Halloween.

  • This classic lentil soup is a treat for vegetarians as well as meat eaters, and can be further enhanced with lots of different vegetables.

  • You don’t need to make the curry paste from scratch - you can use a ready made green or red Thai curry paste. However ready made paste often contains fish so it is not suitable for vegetarians.

  • Use up any variety of dessert apples in this delicious recipe, which incorporates a quick toffee sauce and is topped off with a crispy crumble made from a leftover doughnut.

  • A simple yet delicious sweet for using up those gluts of autumn fruit.

  • A great recipe for using up peppers and you can use yellow or green peppers instead of red ones.

  • The mulled wine flavours in which the chicken is cooked smacks of winter, and is delicious served with a creamy leek mashed potato or baked potato or you could even serve it with couscous.