— VEGETABLES – PUMPKINS
This beautiful pumpkin has a nutty, spicy flavour and is somewhat reminiscent of nutmeg, which explains the name. The muscat pumpkin is a large bulbous pumpkin with a firm, hard skin and orange flesh. The pumpkin is full of large flat seeds. The muscat is a pumpkin that you often see as a decoration on Halloween.
Availability muscat pumpkin
The ancestors of all pumpkins, giant pumpkins and the zucchini have been further cultivated in various countries, resulting in many new varieties. Of all the pumpkins, the muscat pumpkin is the closest to its ancestor. It is a cultivated crop and can therefore vary greatly in size and shape.
SOUTH-AFRICA, PORTUGAL & FRANCE
How to store
Keep the pumpkin in a cool place for 4-6 months
How to eat
The thick skin of muscat squash is usually not eaten. So remove the skin, seeds and threads before use. Or easily remove the skin after roasting the sliced wedges in the oven.