Salads for autumn weather

Autumn is the time for fennel, pears, squash and sweet figs to shine and star in these 18 favourite salads.

Persian-Style Chickpea Salad

As the leaves start to turn brown and red, autumn presents a hearty bounty. Fennel, pear, figs and squash come into their own during these cooler months and will make salads bright and fresh, no matter if your salad is a main dish or an accompaniment. Nuts, endive and witlof bring that extra crunch to these 18 leafy recipes.