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Pumpkin Green Kuri (Winter Squash)

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Pumpkin Green Kuri (Winter Squash)
€3.25

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Green Kuri is a Japanese style pumpkin that produces small green pumpkins of 1-1.5 kg fruit weight with orange flesh and excellent taste. This variety is suitable for long term storage. 12 organic open pollinated seeds.


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Pumpkin Green Kuri

  • Sow under glass in April, at a minimum temperature of 20 celsius.
  • Harden the plants off slowly and plant outside when there is no further risk of frosts.
  • Grow outdoors or in a cold frame.
  • Harvest in the Autumn before frosts occur. Store at a temperature of 10-15 celsius.
  • Trailing habit. Grows small green pumpkins of 1-1.5 kg fruit weight.
  • Orange fruit flesh and excellent taste.
  • Ripens well. Suitable for long term storage

10 seeds Cert. Org.(GB-ORG-6)

Pumpkin Soup

  • 1 potato, 3 carrots
  • 1 small pumpkin
  • salt and pepper
  • bay leaves, sage
  • olive oil
  • 100g red lentils
  • 2 litres of water
  • thumb sized piece of ginger
  • toasted almond flakes and and chili flakes to garnish

How to

  • Chop the vegetables into similar sized chunks so they cook at the same speed.  There is no need to peel the pumpkin.
  • Heat up 2 tablespoons of oil  in your pot and add the vegetables, seasoning and 2 bay leaves.
  • Let them sweat for 7- 8 minutes then add 100g of red lentils and 2 litres of water.
  • Let this simmer for 20 minutes and add 1 grated thumb sized piece of ginger and a few chopped sage leaves.
  • Cook for another few minutes and then the soup can be blended or left chunky.  (Remove the bay leaves)
  • Add the toasted almonds to garnish - and chilli flakes too if you want a bit of a kick!

 

 

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