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pumpkin

Herbal medicine
An annual vine primarily used as a food or a decorative item; the seeds are anthelmintic.

pumpkin,

n Latin names:
Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita moschata; part used: seeds; uses: anthelmintic, tapeworms, benign pros-tatic hypertrophy, childhood enuresis, bladder irritation; precautions: pregnancy, lactation. Also called
cucurbita, pumpkinseed, or
vegetable marrow.

pumpkin

large edible fruit, used extensively as cattle feed and for human consumption, Cucurbita maxima.
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At the end of our work on Pumpkin Soup, the children still loved the story, perhaps even more so for their fascination with finding a pattern in it, which was not immediately obvious and required some grammar sleuthing to uncover.
Variation - For a curry-flavoured pumpkin soup omit the ginger and replace with 1.
TRICKY TREATS: Hallowe'en pumpkin soup from the Lawns, cocktails from Matou, spooky ring cakes from Greggs, and below, Colin the Caterpillar cakes from M&S
These classic soups are complemented with a courgette soup with chicken and a touch of exotic curry, as well as a pumpkin soup with prawns and a hint of orange.
The Address Downtown Dubai's award winning preparations included Australian lamb with carrot puree, fettuccini and tomato caviar jus as appetizer, pumpkin soup with cream cheese tortellini, beef two textures with green beans and foie gras for the main course and apple compote with chocolate, spiced liquid, vanilla and raspberry for dessert.
PUMPKIN SOUP SERVES 6 1 leek sliced 1 onion peeled and chopped 1 stick celery chopped 2 cloves garlic peeled and crushed 2 red chillies chopped 1kg pumpkin flesh chopped 1 large potato peeled and chopped 1tsp ground cumin 1tsp ground coriander half tsp ground nutmeg 50ml dry white wine 1 litre vegetable stock Handful fresh chopped coriander 75ml double cream Salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp olive oil METHOD Heat the oil in a large pot and gently fry the onion, leek, celery and garlic for five minutes.
The female owner of The Underground Restaurant, in west London who calls herself Ms Marmite Lover, had planned foods and drinks taken by the Harry Porter characters - dandelion wine, pumpkin soup, Dumbledore's favourite sweets, like mint humbugs - for Halloween.
Despite the fact that pumpkins are actually food items, and do contribute to such very important dishes as pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin seeds and pumpkin soup, most folks around October purchase them for use as jack-o'-lanterns.
It's lunchtime in the old white cabin but Cat, Duck and Squirrel haven't got a ripe pumpkin for the Pumpkin Soup in Helen Cooper's Delicious
The farm has gone pumpkin mad with pumpkin decorating, Cinderella chariot rides and, of course, ladles of pumpkin soup.
THE LINE INCLUDES: PUMPKIN SOUP WITH GINGER, CHIPOTLE BLACK BEAN SOUP, CORN SOUP WITH GREEN CHILES, RED BEAN SOUP, TORTILLA SOUP WITH CILANTRO AND CUBAN-STYLE BLACK BEAN SOUP.
Therefore, baked goods here are all vegan, there are tips on gluten-free dishes, a shopper's guide for hard-to-locate items, and a wonderful array of appealing dishes from Curried Pumpkin Soup and Chicken Breast with Mango Salsa to Curried Lamb with Apricots over Brown Rice and Spaghetti with Turkey Meatballs.