The months between summer and Christmas yield some fantastic ingredients such as root veg, mushrooms, figs and game. Delia's recipes make the most of autumnal highlights.
OK, this isn't the healthiest dessert on record, but we all deserve a no-holds-barred bit of indulgence now and then. Anyone who loves chocolate will thrill to this wonderful baked cheesecake. To avoid it cracking, allow to cool in the oven.
The combination of parsnips, apple and spices is original and truly delectable: an unusual soup that's certain to become a regular in your repertoire.
Although risotto is usually savoury, think rice pudding and you'll get the point of this lovely, unusual chocolate dessert.
Raspberries may not be the obvious choice for a crumble, but their sharpness perfectly offsets the sweetness and texture of the topping. Give it a go!
Just as the Spanish have tortilla, the Italians enjoy frittata, cooked slowly to keep the eggs moist. Here, Delia has used melting cheese and a mixture of mushrooms for a wonderful vegetarian dish.
Sea bass has a real feel of luxury about it and served with this gorgeous lentil salsa would make a great dish when entertaining... even non dieters will enjoy it!
Make these the day before you want to eat them: creamy, luxurious and so special, these lovely low-fat cheesecakes are the perfect treat for dieters!
Pot-roasting venison is a lovely way of preparing this wonderful low-fat meat. This makes a great supper dish for a winter day, served with plenty of mashed potato and green veg.
Pot-roasting is a wonderful way to ensure tender meat and plenty of flavour. The joy of this dish is that, once you've done the initial preparation, you just leave it to bubble away, filling your kitchen with lovely aromas.
Roasted pumpkin takes on plenty of toasty flavours - add melting cheese and this soup is truly sensational!
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