Recipe : Soupe au potiron
The fall has come, and our recipes come with it! Discover the recipe for the Soupe de Potiron, a very traditional wholesome French food in France, not to be confused with Pumpkin soup. Potiron is a smaller sweeter, and nuttier version of the pumpkin making for an even better soup!
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 45 mins
1.5 kg (3 lb) of pumpkin flesh, cut into chunks5-6 medium sized potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 large leek
2-3 medium sized carrots
salt and pepper
4 tablespoons of double cream
- garlic croutons
How to make A Soupe au potiron
Bring pumpkin, potatoes, carrots and leek to the boil and simmer for 30-40 mins or until cooked.
Mash the mixture and add a little salt and pepper to taste.
Stir in the double cream and serve with plenty of garlic croutons
Did you know that? Though Halloween is not a major event in France, the town of Marchiennes in Northern France where one of the last witch trials took place in the 17 century has been carrying out a festival since 1991. The celebration displays 900 colourful varieties of the pumpkin/squash and nightly bewitching tours are taking place!
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