Tag: #pumpkin

Pumpkin Tiramisu is my healthier #recipeoftheday

I avoid preparing food that contains raw eggs and this dessert is influenced by Tiramisu with the addition of pumpkin. I like to make it in individual portions and the earthy flavor of natural dark coconut sugar complements the flavors of this dish. Source: Recipe: Pumpkin Tiramisu

Pumpkin and goat’s cheese crumble

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Chicken and Pumpkin Mash Pie

‘This is a quick delicious meal with as little added fat as possible. The fresh sage with the chicken and pumpkin is a delicious combination. It is gluten free, diabetic friendly and lactose free.’ 500g chicken pieces, I used breast, cut into cubes 50g smoked bacon, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, ground until it is purΓ©ed 1 onion, finely chopped 1 Chicken Stock Pot … Read More Chicken and Pumpkin Mash Pie

No Bake Chocolate Pumpkin Heart !

Still many recipes floating around to use up pumpkin that is everywhere right now. But I will not be featuring any more pumpkin soups for a while as there is a limit with everything. Another free magazine through the door today with yet more pumpkin cupcakes and a few combinations with the textures that do not work together πŸ™ I loved the energy ball … Read More No Bake Chocolate Pumpkin Heart !

Pumpkin harvest and a traditional Maltese Pumpkin Pie

‘A traditional local pie associated with the northern village of Manikata and the town of Mosta’ For the Sesame seed crust you will need: 800g plain flour A pinch of salt 125g butter 125ml olive oil or 200g butter or 200g gluten free and lactose free spread 2 eggs 25g sesame seed. cold water to bind 1 egg for pastry egg wash Sift the … Read More Pumpkin harvest and a traditional Maltese Pumpkin Pie

And this is Pumpkin month…

Pumpkin month is here. So much choice and variety and at the end of this month we will see them adorned with lights, made into decorative carvings and used in all recipes imaginable, from soups to risottos and also desserts. And we start our pumpkin bonanza of useful recipes here on the blog today using this very versatile ingredient. Here is a recipe for … Read More And this is Pumpkin month…

Pumpkin, lentil and orange soup with sage flowers

A light lunch today and mum’s delcious recipe of fresh pumkin, orange lentils and a bit of grated orange to finish off with such a good result. It is gluten free, egg free, has no added fat and if you leave the fresh goats’ cheese out, it can also be dairy free. Quick and easy, all in one method plus the blending to make … Read More Pumpkin, lentil and orange soup with sage flowers

Quick weekday meal …. Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pinenuts

I am making an old favourite Β with fresh pumpkin. I do not add any butter, cream or oil and the soup gets its texture and creaminess from a sweet potato It is healthy and delicious and I like to garnish it with lightly toasted pine nuts. You will need : 1 kg Pumpkin 1 Onion q sweet potato peeled 1 clove garlic (optional) Pinch … Read More Quick weekday meal …. Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pinenuts

Roberto cooks for Jane…. Pappardelle with pumpkin, chestnuts, pancetta and sage !

Well the day did turn out bright and sunny after all. I did not wear a coat, just a cardigan in the middle of January ! So with glorious weather we did glorious things and I visited the largest inner city garden in Europe and in the most beautiful garden of dreams we picked lemons, cauliflowers, cabbages and broccoli Jane came with me. She … Read More Roberto cooks for Jane…. Pappardelle with pumpkin, chestnuts, pancetta and sage !

All about Halloween in the heart of the Mediterranean …..

Halloween is here and this is one of the carved pumpkins made by Reuben’s team ! So what’s cooking today ? What do Reuben and his team have in store for Halloween ? Here is a peek view of what’s coming up today ! Reuben’s Halloween Risotto And his Smoked Duck and Pumpkin Salad And my Roasted Plum Crumble Pie And have a look … Read More All about Halloween in the heart of the Mediterranean …..

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Pumpkin and Coconut Soup (Gluten Free)

‘Simply scoop out the flesh in mini pumpkins, steam the shell and use it as a bowl. A filling meal, the flesh soaks the flavors in the soup and can be scooped out and eaten.’

Preparations for Halloween … an amazing island with amazing talent….

I have to share this photo as I am so often amazed by other people’s talent…..as Le Meridien prepare for Halloween, here is my good friend Joseph with a super carved pumpkin created by the team in the hotel today… awesome talent all around me, an amazing island with amazing people, a little rock in the Mediterranean sea with so much to offer…. An … Read More Preparations for Halloween … an amazing island with amazing talent….