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Pumpkin Recipes

It's not all about carving and ghosts that go bump in the night. Pumpkins taste great too. From tasty treats to what to do with your pumpkin seeds, take a look at our handpicked selection of recipes here.

Pumpkin punch

Serve up a Halloween cocktail in style with this fun pumpkin punch recipe. Not only is the fruity, Caribbean-inspired cocktail delicious to drink on its own but serving it in a hollowed-out pumpkin is a great way to show your Halloween creativity and get the party started.

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Roasted pumpkin wedges with feta and thyme

A quick and easy recipe for warming pumpkin wedges that make a delicious side dish.

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Pumpkin cake

With its classic autumn flavour, this pumpkin cake looks just like a pumpkin! Add spices and cider and you're on to a winner. Get the recipe

Spiced pumpkin seeds

Don't throw away the seeds from your pumpkin this Halloween – turn them into a tasty snack with this easy recipe for leftover pumpkin seeds. Cumin and smoked paprika add gentle spice to the toasted seeds, which turn crispy when roasted in the oven. Serve as a simple snack or scatter over salads and soups for a little extra crunch. Get the recipe

Pumpkin soup

You need to have this delightfully warming pumpkin soup in your little black book of dinners. Serve with a swirl of cream. Get the recipe

Black olive and pumpkin bread loaf

Nothing smells better than freshly baked bread and this recipe with black olives, pumpkin and feta has plenty of flavour with a Mediterranean twist. A great side dish with a home-made soup at the weekend or to accompany a cheese board at the end of a meal.

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Curry pumpkin with cashew and coconut and ‘buss up shut’ (paratha roti)

‘Buss up shut’ refers to a torn-up shirt, the shape of the paratha roti that goes with this comforting pumpkin curry. Total Trinidadian comfort food. Get the recipe