As a child I hated pumpkin porridge and, as a consequence, the pumpkin itself. If eaten, it is only raw. And my grandmother continued to cook with her what I learned to do best — milk pumpkin porridge.
Now my attitude to the pumpkin changed in a diametrically opposite direction, as I found a lot of food — sweet, salty, spicy, spicy — which can be to cook from it! Today's article is devoted to the recipes of pumpkin.
Like I said, pumpkin can be different, and this collection of recipes we will try to show its beauty from all sides! So, today our menu spiced pumpkin soup, pumpkin spice stew, pumpkin cake, pumpkin porridge and pumpkin pancakes. Spicy pumpkin soup with cream
1 small pumpkin; 400 ml coconut milk or cream with fat content of 10-15%; 240 ml boiling water; 1 sprig rosemary; a piece of ginger root the size of 2 cm, peeled and chopped; 2 tablespoons Apple cider; salt and black pepper to taste. Preparation
preheat the oven to 200 degrees, cut the pumpkin in half, remove the middle with seeds and bake until tender (about 35 minutes). Pumpkin is ready when its flesh becomes fully soft, and the rind takes on a Golden color. Cooked pumpkin peeled and put in blender with all other ingredients. Whisk until smooth.If the soup gets too thick, you can add a little boiling water. Ready soup poured into the pot, add salt and pepper to taste and reheat slightly if necessary. Spicy stew pumpkin Ingredients:
1 pumpkin; 2 tablespoons olive oil; 1 onion; 1 crushed clove of garlic; a few sprigs of thyme; 1 chilli; tomato paste (optional); salt and black pepper to taste. Preparation
Cut the pumpkin, cleaned of seeds and peel, cut into small squares. Slice the onion into thin half-rings. Heat a deep pan, pour in olive oil, add onion and garlic. Passiruete them for a few minutes on small fire. Once the onions started to become translucent, add the chopped pumpkin and mix everything well. Cook on heat for 3 minutes
and then add chopped slices of chilli. Continue to stir on heat for another few minutes or until the pumpkin starts to gold. Then pour boiling water so that water covered the pumpkin about two-thirds, add the thyme, cover and simmer until tender. Also in this easy stew, you can add 2-3 tablespoons of tomato paste. If you do not have on hand fresh chilli, you can add ⅛ teaspoon ground chili pepper flakes or hot peppers. Pancakes from pumpkin Ingredients
: 156 g flour; 2 table spoons of sugar; 2 teaspoons baking powder; ½ teaspoon cinnamon; ½ teaspoon ground ginger; ½ teaspoon salt; ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves; ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg; 237 ml of milk; 6 tablespoons pumpkin puree; 2 tablespoons butter; 1 egg. Preparation
Mix in a separate bowl, together the flour, sugar, salt, spices and baking powder. In another bowl mix wet ingredients: pumpkin puree (pumpkin pre-boil and chop in a blender), egg, milk and melted butter. Stirred them until smooth and add to the bowl with the dry ingredients, mix until smooth with an egg beater and bake in a frying pan, greasing the surface with butter. It is served with butter and honey. Cupcake made of pumpkin