Markets and shops are full of cucurbits and Pumpkins in the colors of autumn. Kids love to decorate dreaming of Halloween costumes and candy. While parents are rediscovering with delight the thousand recipes Pumpkin based soups, casseroles, pies, cakes, desserts and jams.
Pumpkins! Their colors, shapes and flavors are easy to marry and invite fantasy. They provide gourmets and decorators a smooth transition to the fine weather frost.
a sweet flavor and pleasant texture of pumpkin are a popular vegetable for children and adults.
Conservation. Unopened, they will keep for several months in a cool, dry place. However, once they are cut and sold in slices, they will keep a few days in the refrigerator, wrapped in plastic film.
Preparation. Most squash must be peeled (except pumpkin, whose bark is edible after cooking), and stripped of their seeds and central fibers. Then, the flesh can be cut into cubes and steamed, baked or stewed, and served as soup, mashed, gratin … It can also be used to prepare pies or even desserts.