Products and ingredients: Japanese chestnut pumpkin (Potimarron)

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.
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Last modified on: July 12th 2021

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