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SmiledWithTheRisingSun Sun 29-Oct-17 09:30:52

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Weedsnseeds1 Sun 29-Oct-17 10:12:46

My plans are pumpkin hummus, pumpkin cheesecake and some Thai spiced pumpkin and coconut fritters.
Might make soup too if there's enough pumpkin!

BWatchWatcher Sun 29-Oct-17 10:29:45

Just to add there are carving pumpkins and eating pumpkins.
If you have bought a GIANT pumpkin it it probably not for eating.

Weedsnseeds1 Sun 29-Oct-17 11:01:01

The carving ones are a bit watery, but edible. Roasting the flesh first takes a lot of the moisture out.
Morrison's have some blue skinned variety and a dark green knobbly one that looks a bit like marina Di choggia so I bought a few of those to store for eating rather than carving. The flesh from these is much nicer.

DamnDeDoubtanceIsSpartacus Sun 29-Oct-17 11:05:04

Soup the Delia way. Roast the pumpkin first then serve the soup with chunks of Gruyere cheese and croutons stirred though, bloody delicious.

PinkHeart5914 Sun 29-Oct-17 11:10:58

The carving ones aren’t really any good for using in cooking, i always find 😷 You need an β€˜eating’ pumpkin or a tin of pumpkin purΓ©e πŸŽƒ

I always make a spiced pumpkin soup. This recipe is good www.waitrose.com/content/waitrose/en/home/recipes/recipe_directory/s/spiced-pumpkin-soup.html

Always a pumpkin pie or 4 as well www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1742633/pumpkin-pie

reallybadidea Sun 29-Oct-17 11:15:09

I've made pumpkin loaf (several different kinds) and will be making pumpkin pie on Tuesday. I think butternut squash flesh gives a better colour, but pumpkins are ok even the carving ones, if you roast and then squeeze it in some muslin to dry it out.

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