Bits and Bobs · quick and easy · recipes


Here we are, on the most magical night of the year. The night when the veil between the worlds of the living and the dead is at it’s thinnest.

Witches, shapeshifters and all manner of sprites, goblins and faerie folk are roaming the land.

This is the time for casting spells, divining the future and making mischief.

Or, you can just stay in and eat something nice!

For this easy and delicious treat you will need Munchkin Pumpkins, butter and grated cheddar. The Munchkins can be found in farm shops and supermarkets at this time of year, but are also easy to grow (I’ll be adding some gardening posts in the future).

Simply cut carefully around the stalk of the pumpkin and remove it, along with the seeds. Leave the skin on as this tastes lovely when it’s cooked.

Then fill the pumpkin with grated cheese and a knob of butter. You can also add some chopped, fried bacon or sausage, and then roast in the oven for 30 minutes on gas 6/ 200c/ 390f.

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