While folks in the U.S. might like to use the phrase “As American as apple pie”, the pastry treat that seems most exotically American, from this side of the Pacific at least, has to be the pumpkin pie.
Regional Flavours is on this weekend at the South Bank Parklands, promising farm fresh produce from Queensland’s market movers and shakers, plus live cooking demonstrations from some well-known chefs, alongside good music and mouth-watering gourmet fare.
Unlike other famous blends, Russian Caravan, tasting of “campfire, charcoal and chocolate”, evolved by chance.
If you love pumpkin soup but lack the muscle, hardware or skills to cut up pumpkins without tears, this spicy, lazy version is just the ticket.
This hot chocolate is dark, thick and completely addictive.
Go ahead and use the florets in your favourite stir-fry, but don’t forget that the funky trunk and all the sticky-out leafy bits can be repurposed into a handy pesto.
This rather delicious, crumbly treat makes a wonderful mid-morning snack.