Skip navigation

‘Slaw’ with roasted seeds and raisins

Musquee de Provence, a.k.a. Fairytale pumpkin (think Cinderella’s carriage), is a French heirloom and the only winter squash that I know taste good raw. As it ‘cures’, its color turns into a powdery orange. Productive, disease-resistent, and you can’t beat the look.

Advertisements

One Comment

  1. What a beautiful pumpkin! I tried growing a Musquee de Provence this year and just picked three hefty pumpkins tonight. I haven’t been able to find much information about harvesting these pumpkins, and I was concerned about picking them when they were still green. But, I read somewhere that they continue to ripen after being picked. These are the first pictures I have seen of the process. Thank you so much! Hopefully my three pumpkins will cure up just as nicely.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: