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Autumn colour Monica Galetti's braised beef with horseradish dumplings Clouded yellow butterfly © David Chapman Raspberry and white chocolate tart from 'Patisserie' by Murielle Valette

Best shrubs for autumn colour

Far from being a time when things wind down at the end of the year, autumn can be the most colourful season and it is one when shrubs excel, if you choose the right ones.

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Braised beef with horseradish dumplings

Perfect comfort food for cooler autumn days.

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Spotted one of these?

The beautiful clouded yellow butterfly can be seen on the wing during September and October.

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Raspberry and white chocolate tart

The perfect combination of flavours and textures: a crispy nutty pastry and a sweet chocolate cream that contrasts with the acidity of the fresh raspberries.

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Toffee apple pudding from the Slow Cooker Cookbook by Audrey Deane

Toffee apple pudding

The toffee apple syrup seeps through during cooking to make a toffee sauce at the bottom, very sticky and absolutely delicious.

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