The heat wave has at last lifted and that can only mean one thing: goodbye summer bod (well, for now), and hello comfort food. While we are very exited for all the stews, pies and potato-loaded dishes one could hope for, there is more to fall than these dishes alone. In anticipation of sweater weather, we’ve compiled a list of cookbooks that have got our taste buds tingling this autumn.

Farm to Chef; Cooking through the Seasons

After a BBQ and summer salad-filled season, we are ready for some hearty fall eating. Farm to Chef; Cooking through the Seasons, from the always inspiring Lynn Crawford, offers a well-rounded selection of recipes to experiment with in in the run up to winter. Farm fresh produce and an array of ingredients will inspire you to keep roasting, braising and baking throughout autumn.

A Beautiful Mess Weekday Weekend

A Beautiful Mess Weekday Weekend will make a vegetarian diet your new not-so-guilty pleasure whenever you are feeling glum. Don’t be put off by the dreaded ‘d’ word; it’s worth noting you can stay healthy during the week, but indulge on weekends- a philosophy that could not be simpler. Who knew we needed one more reason to look forward to the weekend?

Half Baked Harvest Cookbook

Perfect for entertaining, Half Baked Harvest Cookbook gives us an excuse to have some friends over or cook a special meal together with your partner. A fresh take on comfort food that will inspire you to experiment in the kitchen, onion soup will never be the same (a splash of Irish Guinness, yes please!) and no one will be able to resist the new secret ingredient in your apple pie.

Edgy Veg

Forget about traditional vegan food – Edgy Veg is so self-assured in the deliciousness of its recipes that it brands itself ‘carnivore approved’. Yes, you heard us… delicious vegan recipes, and plenty of them (138 to be exact). Written by Candice Hutchings, this book is all about the sticky buffalo cauliflower wings, cheesy fondue and chick-fillet deluxe.

Is your mouth watering yet?