— VEGETABLES – PUMPKINS
Mini pumpkin ‘Jack be little’
The pumpkin ‘Jack be little’ is, as the name suggests, a small pumpkin and is about the size of a fist. It is the smaller version of the classic Halloween pumpkin, has a beautiful deep orange color and is full of flavor. Thanks to their small size, these pumpkins are very remarkable and very tasty to fill or roast in its entirety.
Availability mini pumpkin ‘Jack be little’
Pumpkins are native to Mexico and the United States where they were grown as food hundreds of years ago. Over the years, many different types of pumpkins have been developed worldwide, such as this mini variant ‘Jack be little’. There are stories that this small pumpkin originated in the East and that these pumpkins were offered there by the population to the spirits. We import these remarkable pumpkins from France.
How to store
You can store pumpkins in a cool place for about 4 to 6 months.
How to eat
These remarkable and unique pumpkins are sweet and have a nutty taste and fine structure. Due to their small size, they are very suitable for filling and cooking in the oven. Cut off the crown, remove the seeds and fill them with a tasty mixture of, for example, seasoned minced meat or ricotta. Then put the crown back on as a cover and roast the pumpkins in the oven. They are also a wonderful seasoning in a soup or in a salad.