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What’s hot for foodies? Masterchef’s John Torode and Gregg Wallace serve up their secret tips...
Welsh lamb comes into its own in autumn with real intensity of flavour. Personally, I think it’s hard to beat when roasted with some garlic and served with homemade mint sauce. Available from selected butchers and major supermarkets.
If you’ve a glut of homegrown tomatoes, try making your own Italian-style passata for sauces and pasta dishes. Skin the tomatoes, add to a pan with rapeseed oil, garlic and thyme, and cook to a mush. Bottle in sterilised jars and you can enjoy it throughout winter.
Steve’s Leaves have a really interesting range of salads, including their new Fennel Tops & Sweet Leaves. They’re great with grilled fish, maybe with some olives and capers scattered on top, with a squeeze of lemon. Yum. £1.40 for 60g, Waitrose.
One of my favourite producers, Potash Farm from my home county, Kent, has produced a deliciously decadent Chocolate and Kentish Cobnut Fudge. Not too sugary, the little crunchy pieces of nut with the soft fudge is a lovely combination of textures and flavours. £ 5.25 for 200g, www.kentishcobnuts.com.