(Soupe au Potiron)
Pumpkin soup (soupe au potiron) is a very traditional wholesome french food, because we live in the country there is always an abundance of pumpkins around september, even if you have not grown any yourself you can guarentee being offered a few at this time of year from neighbours. The time to plant them is in May to reap in your crop in september and there are a few recipes you can do with pumpkins to make a delicious meal. Like
Fried Pumpkin Slices
they make a nice alternative to regular chips.
soupe au potiron
serves:- 4, Preparation time:- 10 mins, cooking time:- 45 mins
* 1.5 kg (3lb) of pumpkin flesh, cut into chunks
* Bring pumpkin and potatoes to the boil and cook for 30-40 mins or until cooked.
* Mash the mixture and add a little salt and pepper to taste.
* Stir in the double cream and serve with plenty of garlic
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