A bit of pumpkin anyone?

by kath_red on 25/10/2012

in Newsletter

I live in Australia. We don’t do Halloween here – although maybe some of the commercial aspects. Did you know that the turnip was originally a symbol of Halloween – but now it is the pumpkin – because of its size and ease of carving. You can read more about Halloween here.

Every day in the weeks leading up to Halloween I have found a few pumpkin related recipes and craft ideas in my Pinterest feed – so I thought I would have a bit of a pumpkin celebration post here – I love pumpkin (there are a couple of recipes here that I want to try – I tend to be more of a pumpkin savoury recipe sort of person – I love roast pumpkin – that is my fave!).

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1 Seanna Lea October 25, 2012 at 6:44 am

My husband loves pumpkin. I need to work on my pumpkin soup recipe as an alternative for all of the sweet pumpkin things out there!

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2 Nadi[Art]Design October 25, 2012 at 9:25 am

Merci pour ce post ! Wow <3

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3 Anna in Atlanta October 25, 2012 at 10:00 am

Australia introduced me to pumpkins as food (aside from the annual pumpkin pie). I’d never heard of pumpkin in salads or savory dinner dishes. I love it! Good on ya, Oz!

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4 Laura Bray October 25, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Thanks for the round-up of pumpkin recipes. I love the taste of pumpkin and always stock up on the cans of puree duing the season so I can enjoy pumpkin all winter.

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