Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkins are large, orange-coloured vegetables that belong to the squash family. You can eat most of the pumpkin, apart from the outer skin, and they can be cooked in lots of different ways. Perhaps the most well-known use of pumpkin is in the traditional American dessert pumpkin pie, but did you know that you can also use pumpkin in cakes, cookies, bread, and pasta? Take a look at the recipes below for some inspiration.

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About Pumpkins:

Pumpkins have become synonymous with Halloween in that we carve out the centre of them, cut out a scary face from the flesh and stick a candle into the cavity. The scary pumpkin faces are then placed outside of our houses, designed to scare walkers. Most of the time though, we throw away the flesh of the pumpkin without using it - but there are so many ways to use the flesh and the seeds of this tasty vegetable!

Take a look above for some inspiring pumpkin recipes, including a simple way to prepare pumpkin puree for use in cookies, cakes and bread, a curry pumpkin soup and a recipe for tasty roasted pumpkin seeds. There are vegan friendly recipes, vegetarian recipes and simple recipes that the whole family enjoy, so get cooking!

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