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    Default What to do with pumpkin flesh and seeds....

    Now is the season for carving pumpkins....and wondering how to use up the 'left overs'

    Do please share your pumpkin recipes and what you do with the seeds etc!

    I spotted this article about pumpkin salt and thought it worth sharing!


    https://www.theguardian.com/food/201...e-not-tom-hunt

    anyone tried this?

    do please share your recipes etc!
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    I just make a big batch of spiced soup from mine, adding salt, cumin, coriander, paprika and garlic in small amounts - don't want it to turn into a hot curry sauce (although that's nice as well if you add more ) and freeze it in portions. So easy during winter to just zap some for lunch.
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    I save seeds for next year and am slightly obsessed with pumpkin pie at the mo. Made a vegan one for a friend with coconut milk, it was -marginally- better than any before!
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    Although that reminds me of a sort of winter salad thing, pumpkin or squash roasted with spices (cumin, smoked paprika, whatever you like) then mixed with tinned lentils, spring onions, dressing made with soy, honey, fresh red chilli and olive oil, and tear mozzarella over the top. Mm. Might make that today
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    I've been searching for pumpkin recipes and came across this one. haven't tried it yet though.

    Pumpkin & Apple Hummus

    325g pumpkin
    4 cloves garlic
    400g tin chick peas, drained
    Juice of 1 lemon
    4 tablespoons tahini
    2 teaspoons salt
    Pinch cumin
    150ml apple juice
    4 tablespoons oil

    Preheat oven to Gas 6 (200°C).
    Peel and deseed the pumpkin and chop into small chunks. Lay chunks on a baking tray, drizzle with oil and roast for 20 minutes until soft. Allow to cool.
    Place the pumpkin and all the other ingredients into a food processor and whizz until smooth and creamy. Add a little more apple juice if the mixture is too stiff.
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    If you happen to have a couple of vultures in the garden, this is what you can do with leftover pumpkins
    https://twitter.com/HawkConservancy/...80047182241792
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    That's so sweet.
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    Of course they're not after the pumpkin. Only saying Muck Lover could have done with one the other day in his polytunnel

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