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.
This recipe is a wonderful way to ring the changes from the ubiquitous plum crumble in late summer when plums are at their peak. Serve this with cream or ice cream for real indulgence.
Potted meats and fish were originally invented to eke out fresh foods but in fact there's something so glorious about potted crab (which must come from Cromer!) that it's worth giving it top billing as a great meal in its own right.
You can, of course, make this in one large baking dish but the puddings look really pretty presented in individual dishes, particularly when entertaining.
A classic ratatouille is wonderful, but if you roast the vegetables it takes it to another dimension and retains all the vegetables' flavour and texture.
Start this wonderful gluten-free cake a couple of days ahead, then revel in its sheer lightness, due to the lack of flour used.
Anyone's who holidayed in Spain will have enjoyed this superb combination of seafood and rice, with a spicy kick. Delia has perfected her own version - and learnt a little culinary secret along the way...
An Italian favourite, this nutritious pasta dish with eggs, bacon and cream couldn't be easier or quicker to make - a great storecupboard standby for when you arrive home tired and hungry!
A no-fuss way to cook and serve roast pork, stuffed with vibrant fresh herbs for a pairing made in paradise.
Tarte Tatin is one of the truly great French desserts and is a gift for those who don't like making pastry cases, as you simply place the pastry over the apples to cook. Use whatever apples you like for this.
An unusual way to serve sole, this sweet-and-sour sauce makes it a real treat for all who eat it. This would be a great recipe to serve at a supper party.
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