Fried Chinese pumpkin kuey (609 calories per serve)


My mother used to tell me stories of how she would have to shred the pumpkin to make this kuey. Nowadays she says she uses a stick blender and it is just so much easier. So ever since then, she has been making pumpkin kuey every time she vists us. It’s also one of my…

Creamy pumpkin soup (282 calories per serve)


Although we’re technically at the final couple of weeks of autumn, I already feel as though winter has arrived. What I love most about winter are all the soups I get to enjoy and I absolutely love creamy soups such as this one. Although I have used pumpkin in this soup, the base is pretty…

Spiced lamb and pumpkin pilaf (646 calories per serve)


I have finally used the last of my pumpkin! I’m almost all pumpkin’d out!  I had also been craving pilaf for a while now so this seemed like the perfect opportunity. Lamb was also on special today at the supermarket so that’s the choice meat of the day. Serves 6 Prep time 15 mins Cook time…

Pumpkin, tofu and green beans red curry (267 calories per serve)


Do you know how much pumpkin is actually in a whole butternut pumpkin? A lot apparently … after removing the skin and the seeds, I had about 1.6kg of pumpkin! Since I am pretty much living by myself at the moment, that’s a lot of pumpkin to get through for one person without trying to eat…

Winter pumpkin soup (240 calories per serve)


News #1, Mom arrived from Myanmar today. News #2, pumpkins were on sale today – 90c per kg, less than a third of what it is normally priced at the supermarket. The only problem was … they sold it whole and I couldn’t just buy a quarter or half a pumpkin. I was with Mom and…