Products and ingredients : Japanese chestnut pumpkin (Potimarron)
Japanese chestnut pumpkin (Potimarron)The potimarron is a kind of pumpkin which originated in Asia. It's shaped like a very large pear, with a hard reddish-orange skin.
It is different from the classic pumpkin, especially in 2 respects: the skin is edible, and its flavour - which is rather like chestnut - is stronger.
If you intend to buy:See the seasons calendar about it.
Potimarrons weight about 2-3 kilos each, they can be kept several times until they are open or cut.
If you want to use it:See this page.
Recipes which use it: 3Of which:
|How to prepare a pumpkin (or potimarron)||Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup||Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) purée|
Your 2 comments or questions on this page:
Is the rind edible once cooked, specifically oven baked?
Comment #1 posted on january 14th 2012 at 22:41 by Juls.
Rind of what?
Comment #2 posted on january 16th 2012 at 08:40 by jh.