OK OK, I know its a little late, Halloween has been and gone. But that is sort of my point. Pumpkins aren’t just for Halloween, their for life.
Well for autumn/winter anyway. A smashing seasonal, healthy and hearty vegetable(although technically its more of a fruit).
I love using local and home grown. The pumpkin came from The Farm Shop in Stoulton, Worcestershire and the butternut squash was home grown by my green fingered soon to be mother in law.
Related to and in partnership with squashes of all shapes, colour and sizes, they make excellent soups, pastries pies cakes and can be used for sweet and savoury dishes.
Pumpkins are full of vitamin A and C. All parts cam be used, from flowers to seeds and the seeds are a great source of protein, magnesium, copper and zinc. YUM!
So here are few recipes for you to try.