This isn’t a recipe, but I did want to share our bumper harvest of pumpkins with you. I bought a packet of mixed seed and I gave quite a few seedlings away but we still managed this bumper crop. The plants really took over the veg plot. We have seventeen pumpkins in storage and the Turk’s Turbans (the yellow ones in the pic) are still producing. Next year we will have to be more restrained with the number of plants we put into the garden. I have already posted my pumpkin and apple soup recipe and I have also been making roasted pumpkin that I then mash and spread into a baking dish and top with a breadcrumb and cheese mixture and bake at 180°c for about 20 minutes until golden and bubbling. We will be saving some for halloween carving (if they store well) and we will be giving some to friends for this purpose. We would really like to use more in cooking though so if any one has any good ideas and recipes for delicious pumpkin recipes I would be very grateful.
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