Simple pleasures: Seasonal colours and seasonal ingredients

Despite the weak summer weather, Autumn is turning out to be quite lovely.  The reflection of orange, red, yellow and green leaves in Duck Pond in Battersea Park is a simple pleasure.

As is using seasonal ingredients in your cooking, such as Pheasant, Wild Boar, Whiting, Bream, Oysters, Chestnuts, Crab Apples, Cobnuts, Pears, Plums and Autumn Raspberries.  Let us know how you find our recipe for Foragers  Mushroom Risotto with Partridge.

If you do take a turn around Battersea Park, look out for the large cygnets that are in the final stages of becoming elegant white swans.