EARLY WINTER – Don’t Miss these Hearty Dishes | Seasonal Cooking

Turnip with Spices

Slowly we leave the lovely light of Autumn and don the coat as the chilly mornings and evenings are slipping in. The Greengrocer’s shelves are changing, fruit is disappearing, and winter vegetables arriving. What will you be cooking?

Enjoy these highlights from our Early Winter classic recipes. You can browse all of our Early Winter recipes here:

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Indian Deliciousness

Sri Lankan Pumpkin and Coconut Curry

Gentle winter Curry of Cauliflower, Swede and Turnip

Potato Bhaji

Ezhukari Kuzhambu / Kootu | Seven Vegetables Kuzhambu or Kootu

Poha with Potatoes

Okra Patia

Achari Gobi |} Cauliflower with Pickling Spices

Spinach Bhaji | Spinach Stir Fried with Ginger and Spices

Bhindi Bhaji | Stir Fried Okra

Channa Dal with Brinjal | Eggplant Channa Dal

Stuffed Okra | Bharwan Bhindi

Winter Salads

Brussels Sprout and Ginger Slaw

Rocket Salad with Penne

Swede, Fennel and Tart Apple Salad with Yoghurt

Salad of Roasted Winter Vegetables

Kohlrabi and Mint Salad with Mint-Garlic Dressing

Rice and Black Bean Salad with Zucchini

Winter Vegetable Medley

Pimentos Stuffed with Tomatoes and Feta

Turnip with Spices

Cheesey Baked Eggplant with Tomatoes

Slow Braised Miso Cabbage

Beautiful Fennel Puree, Dressing, Spread or Dip

Okra with Sambal and Coconut Rice


Hearty Soups

Zuppa di Zucca | Pumpkin Soup

Indian Vegetable Soup

Barley and Yoghurt Soup


Lentils, Grains and Pasta

Baked Millet with Ginger Pumpkin and Daikon

Rustic Spicy Baked Lima Beans

Broad Bean Dip with Wilted Greens and Roasted Onions

Toasted Barley with Pistachios and Raisins, with Yoghurt-Tahini Dressing


Sweet Quince Mustard Relish

Pickled Quince


Sweet Things

Aussie Scones

Tahini Biscuits


Tips and Hints

Bitter Gourd

Beurre Manie

Japanese Noodles in Broth















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