Tag: halloween

Sweet + Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet + Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

I’m always gobsmacked when people throw away the seeds from pumpkins (or any squash). So this is just a quick post and not really a recipe; just a suggestion for all those seeds you may be left with after carving your pumpkins! All you have to […]

Pumpkin Pie With A Pecan Crust

Pumpkin Pie With A Pecan Crust

It’s that silly time of the year again when I start going a bit nuts for all things pumpkin, which we all know tastes of virtually nothing until we add those lovely spices and a pint of syrup – and we’ll overlook the fact that […]

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Orange Zest Glaze

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Orange Zest Glaze

You know it’s properly Autumn when you start thinking about pumpkins! Most pumpkins bought for Hallowe’en carving purposes are definitely not worth the effort of cooking (they are grown for size, not taste – although to be fair, pumpkin flesh tastes of virtually nothing anyway; […]

Pumpkin Scones: Chocolate Chip or Cheesy!

Pumpkin Scones: Chocolate Chip or Cheesy!

This versatile (and Hallowe’en-appropriate) recipe was inspired by a batch of delicious pumpkin and chocolate chip cookies whipped up by my lovely friend James. I was trying to work out an unfussy recipe to use up the flesh scooped out of our obligatory Hallowe’en pumpkin, and […]

Spooky Chocolate & Ginger Hallowe’en Cake

Spooky Chocolate & Ginger Hallowe’en Cake

Thoughts of a Hallowe’en bake automatically conjured up visions of pumpkin-themed everything for me. After a few failed attempts at incorporating pumpkin into a cake, however, I decided to revert to that other oh-so-warming flavour; ginger. For me, the smell of an earthy ginger cake […]