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Wasabi pumpkin purée has this surprisingly addictive combo of sweet and spicy. Great side dish to impress the guests and do something more dynamic than mashed potatoes. Wasabi pumpkin purée is almost too simple to write down. The idea of mixing both together might sound odd to some… I was one of those sceptic at first. But if you dare, try it out! You’ll fall hard and probably want to make all your loved ones try ASAP. Yes, this kind of recipe! Technique The technique is quite similar to mashed potatoes, except for roasting the pumpkin before mashing them up with the usual milk, butter, wasabi, salt and pepper. This way, it brings in this caramelized touch that nobody can resist. The Perfect Balance If you are like me, finding that pumpkin, butternut squash or sweet potatoes are too sweet, I highly recommend adding some spice to it, whether it’s ginger,…

Spiced Coconut Pumpkin Soup is an easy soup made with roasted pumpkin, coconut milk, ginger, cumin and garlic. Perfect to warm up before the winter comes. Spiced Coconut Pumpkin Soup is a creamy, colourful and aromatic soup. To balance the sweetness of pumpkin and coconut milk, a bit of ginger and cumin will come to the rescue! The type of pumpkin used would preferably be a red Kuri or butternut squash, although any type would do. The roasting of the pumpkin pieces in the oven is what gives a pumpkin soup its kick! The smaller the pieces of pumpkin the more Maillard reaction (browning), and the more taste your soup will have. Balancing the Sweetness I saw so many pumpkin soups out there and many are on the sweet side of the spectrum. But there is nothing like a dinamic sweet and spicy or sweet and sour duo. The pumpkin’s…

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