Pumpkin is one of the most useful products, but not everyone knows what to cook from it except pumpkin porridge. Very tasty pumpkin, baked in the oven pieces. This dish has many variations. They cook it more often for dessert, but there are recipes for the second dish prepared in this way.
Pumpkin pieces baked in the oven is simple, you just need to take into account a few features.
- For baking, it is better to take a medium-sized pumpkin: a large one will be prepared for too long and it will turn out fibrous, while the small one will often be under-growing. In addition, there are varieties of small pumpkins grown for decorative, not food purposes. Between pumpkins with a flesh of pale color and bright orange, it is better to give preference to one that has a more saturated color: its taste and aroma will also be more saturated.
- Preparing a pumpkin long enough. Therefore, even if it is cut into medium-sized pieces, most often in a container where it is baked, it is necessary to add liquid. Over-pouring water is not necessary, otherwise the finished pumpkin will be watery and unpleasant to the taste.
Some of the subtleties of cooking pumpkin in the oven pieces depend on the recipe.
Pumpkin Baked in Sugar Slices
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