Tag Archives: winter squashes

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Roasted Squash seeds

Thanks to Alison for this recipe for really getting the most out of your winter squashes:  a super-easy way of turning the seeds into a tasty snack. To make it even simpler, Alison says “I prefer them without seasoning and don’t bother to rinse and […]

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Moroccan winter veg tagine

Truly one of my favourite recipes, this conjures up glorious flavours for very little work. Don’t be put off by that long list of ingredients! Serves 6. 2 onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves small knob fresh root ginger , peeled 100ml lemon juice (about 3 […]

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Roasted squash gratin with garlic

Any kind of winter squash work well in this warming dish, but Kabocha and butternut are probably the best. It serves 4-6 and is best with good bread to mop up all the oozy cheese. 1 large squash weighing up to 2kg 8 cloves of […]

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Root vegetable korma

A deliciously fragrant curry first found in Tender, Volume I by Nigel Slater: a very useful cookbook for anyone with a vegetable share. Serves 4-6 Approx. 800g mixed root vegetables (choose from carrots, beetroot, squash, potatoes, jerusalem artichokes, swede, parsnip, or any other veg you […]

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Winter Squash Curry

This recipe from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall proved delicious and very simple to make. Hugh claims that the squash will be very tender after 30 minutes- now I’ve never met a squash that would simmer to tender in half an hour, maybe he’s defining ‘very tender’ differently […]

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Maple-Glazed squash and blue cheese pizza

Now this looks very fancy! Sweet, salty, cheesy- what more could you want? And it’s nearly healthy, with all that squash. If you didn’t put the cheese on. 1 large or 2 small pizza bases 450g winter squash 1 tsp each chilli flakes and cumin […]

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Moroccan-Spiced Spaghetti Squash

Another delicious recipe found at smitten kitchen, I had this with a green salad, a carrot salad and couscous. This recipe will serve 4. 1 (1.5-2kg) spaghetti squash 4 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground […]