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
Potimarrons weight about 2-3 kilos each, they can be kept several times until they are open or cut.
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Last modified on: May 26th 2020