Make the most of this great-tasting ingredient in store now

If there’s one ingredient that represents October seasonality, it’s pumpkin. Not only is it a Halloween essential (both for carving and eating), pumpkin tastes fabulous with spices inspired by Diwali and also adds hearty robustness to salads ideal for this time of year.

Dispel the fear factor that surrounds risotto with our foolproof pumpkin version, use diced pumpkin to make a quick and delicious weeknight curry or roast with spices until sticky and charred for a veggie meal you can vary countless ways.

Bring a (scary) smile to your pumpkin’s face with our online tutorial. It’s easier than you might imagine – though we can’t promise the result won’t be frightening.

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