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! 


Serves:  4
Preparation time:  10 mins
Cooking time: 45 mins

How to make A Soupe au potiron

  1. Bring pumpkin, potatoes, carrots and leek to the boil and simmer for 30-40 mins or until cooked.

  2. Mash the mixture and add a little salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Stir in the double cream and serve with plenty of garlic croutons

Et voilà!

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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