Believe it or not, October aka pumpkin season is not about spiced lattes alone. Or, in fact, pumpkin “spice” at all, but rather actual pumpkins. I know. Stay calm, let it sink in. There’s plenty of good reasons for the whole world to be stoked for pumpkin season. Pumpkins usually represent a successful harvest and a winter of health and full plates to come. They’re also extremely versatile and can be made to compliment many of the sweet, savory or spicy flavors from foreign lands. Here are some pumpkin recipes that you might want to try this fall, you know, along with your pumpkin spice latte.
1. Stuffed Pumpkin from Israel
Half a pumpkin overflowing with delicious beef, veggies and Israeli couscous. Yes please.
Photo via Flickr/Harry Wood
2. Bunuelos de Calabaza from Spain
AKA sweet, warm pumpkin fritters. Everyone together now… THANK YOU SPAINNN
Photo via Flickr/The Spanish Food
3. Pumpkin Korroke from Japan
Deep fried mashed pumpkin filled snacks are here for you in ways no human could ever be.
Photo via Flickr/Glen MacLarty
4. Ginataang Kalabasa from The Philippines
Health enthusiasts, Ginataang Kalabasa is your new fall fav. Pumpkin in coconut milk often with green beans, shrimp and rice.
Photo via Flickr/Dens Obillos
5. Pumpkin Rice from Jamaica
You never knew pumpkin could pack such a kick. If you like spice…
Photo via Flickr/penguincakes
6. Küerbiscremesuppe from Austria
Nothing to warm you up on a chilly fall day like a creamy and flavorful pumpkin soup!
Photo via Flickr/siegfried