So today is Halloween (31st October), exciting stuff *dripping with sarcasm*
A good thing about this is – it’s Pumpkin season. Loads and loads in the supermarkets to be carved… Speaking of carving, I saw this ugly, uncreative, disgusting looking carving at the gym yesterday.
|If you’re too lazy to carve, don’t bother!|
Anyway enough of my usual Wednesday grumpiness, I finally bought a Pumpkin and tried out a few recipes. I would have done more but I just didn’t have the time!
- Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Suya Pepper
Well, this was the initial idea but my suya pepper stash is running LOW. I used chilli flakes which were spicy enough.
- Boiled Pumpkin and EggsBoiled yam and eggs <-- regular breakfast when I was growing up. Pumpkins contain much less carbs than yam so I decided to try boiling it. I’ll be honest, its obvious it’s much lower in carbs as it barely has a taste. If you want to try this, I’d suggest boiling in homemade stock. I would have done this but I had none available.
- Pumpkin ‘Asaro’
‘Asaro’ is a Nigerian dish, made with yam. As you can tell, I used pumpkin as a low carb substitute.This was my favourite of the three because leaving the pumpkin to cook in the tomatoes added so much flavour to it! Definitely try this if you can!
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