Halloween is just around the corner, and for those who absolutely live and breathe the spooky season, you’re no doubt making plans that go beyond simply dressing the kids up and heading out around the neighbourhood for a quick spot of trick or treating.
If you’re the sort of person who loves to go all out at Halloween and decorate the house, dress up, and maybe even throw parties, why not rustle up some Halloween themed recipes too?
Even if you’re not a huge Halloween fan, this roundup of our recipes really embodies autumnal food and drink and makes great use of seasonal produce, so read on to find out how to do Halloween sous vide style!
This hearty dish combines warming lentils with seasonal butternut squash for a filling and comforting meal that is ever so autumnal.
The ingredients in this are perfectly balanced to create a really well-rounded dish, and if you’re a lover of butternut squash you really need to give it a try.
The zesty ricotta dressing really complements the dish and the lemon and tarragon flavours are a match made in heaven.
This savoury stock-based sauce is one of the five ‘mother sauces’ of French cuisine, and our autumnal take includes pumpkin and wild mushrooms, with truffle oil and grated truffle to give it a delicious earthy flavour.
No roundup of Halloween recipes would be complete without teaching you how to cook pumpkin sous vide. It really is the perfect autumnal vegetable, and cooking it sous vide avoids the loss of colour or flavour that can occur with some more traditional cooking techniques.
Halloween is as much about treats as it is tricks, and this dessert is certainly a real treat. Chocolate, chestnut, and squash come together in this rich autumnal dessert that is truly indulgent and perfect for serving around Halloween.
Toffee apple is synonymous with autumn, Halloween, and bonfire night, so why not give it a go sous vide style? This warming winter dessert is simple and sweet, and perfect to serve up after one of the hearty savoury dishes above!
Adults may need some witches brew after overseeing all of the Halloween festivities, so why not try our sous vide toffee apple and peppercorn gin cocktail?
Sous vide cooking isn’t just for food, you can make some amazing cocktails sous vide style too, and this gin-based beverage is infused with autumnal flavours such as caramel and apple, and has a nice peppercorn kick to it. Top with ginger ale for best results!
If you’re more of a vodka person but you still love that toffee apple flavour around Halloween, this cocktail may be the one for you! Toffee apple pairs wonderfully with rosemary and the smoked flavour just works so well in this spooky autumnal cocktail.
We hope you’ve enjoyed this roundup of some of our favourite Halloween and autumn-themed recipes. Be sure to check out our recipe section if you’re after any more inspiration, and if you’re completely new to sous vide then our beginner’s sous vide recipes section is a great place to start.