often associated with lanterns at Hallowe'en, pumpkins
have a sweet, honey flavour and they are especially
popular in North America. When choosing a pumpkin,
it should have a smooth skin and be firm to the touch.
Smaller pumpkins contain more flesh and are best for
eating. Pumpkin is an excellent source of antioxidant
beta-carotene, has useful amounts of vitamins B1,
C and E. It is also a good source of the phytochemical
How To Use Pumpkin
in pies, soups and breads
How To Prepare Pumpkin
and cut into large pieces and remove the seeds.