Saturday, January 11, 2014


Welcome winter and snow.Yeahhh. 
Spicy pickled pumpkin is a typical delicious winter dish.
That sweet-spicy scent of cinnamon stick, sugar, cloves and ginger makes your tastebuds to explode.

1,5 l water
ca 1 kg peeled, seeded and diced pumpkin
ca 3 cm fresh ginger, finely peeled and chopped
1 vanilla bean, halved
some small chillies
1 cinnamon stick
5-6 cloves
5-6 black peppercornes
150 g sugar 
1 tbsp white wine vinegar

Heat water in a large pot and add ginger, vanilla bean, chillies, cinnamon stick, peppercorns and cloves. 
Bring to a boil and add sugar
Cook another 5 minutes.
Add pumpkin and simmer on medium heat, stirring occasionally until pumpkin is soft. Then add vinegar and cook another minute. 
Place the pumpkin in sterile jar(s). Leave it in fridge one week before eating.

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