Salads for autumn weather

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

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.