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Post by Chilli-head on 25th January 2015, 6:38 pm

Ok. Amongst the tail end of last year's produce, I have 3 spare pumpkins. Of the squash, I normally favour butternuts, but I have these and it seems wrong to waste them. Anyone have a favourite use for pumpkin ? Obviously I know about pumpkin pie. And I suppose I could curry it. Anything else ?

I am toying with a variant of marrow rum ...
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Post by Ploshkin on 26th January 2015, 10:33 am

We're big soup fans. I use a lot of squash / pumpkin in soup & particularly like it with a slug of soy sauce & 5 spice.
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Post by Chilli-head on 26th January 2015, 7:45 pm

I have just read a description of marrow rum as "looking and smelling like the kind of puddle you find outside a cow shed". So maybe not.

Soup is always a good option though. Some coriander might be good; I can imagine the soy helping to bring out some flavour.
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Post by freebird on 26th January 2015, 9:47 pm

It's not a pumpkin recipe, but I make marrow and tomato chutney every year. It's a really good, go-with-anything type of chutney. Happy to pass on the recipe if you think it might be useful.
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Post by Dandelion on 27th January 2015, 7:42 pm

I had some great pumpkin and tomato soup at a friend's house - it was spiced up with some cumin and some kind of pepper - probably cayenne?

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