Here are some herbs that pair great with the autumn vegetable.

Sage and squash is like a match made in heaven. If you really want the flavour of sage to come through, get some butter going in a pan and fry the sage, a few seconds each side, to bring its oils out. The butter and sage alone make for a great butternut squash ravioli sauce.

Oregano is one of those herbs that you didn’t realise your dish tasted better with it until you actually put it in. Try roasted squash with red onion, oregano, and mint.

The ever ubiquitous Basil is great with squash! Try risotto with butternut squash, leeks, and basil.

Squash and pumpkins for the most part are fairly mild in flavour, though quite sweet. With the addition of pungent, spicy Chives, you get a better balance of flavours.

Marjoram is a fairly delicate herb, which makes it great alongside squash, as it won’t overpower squash’s natural sweetness.

Parsley, like basil, is one of those wonderfully versatile herbs that go with just about everything. Chop it up and liven up your squash dish for something with a little more depth.