Monday, November 14, 2011


Incontestably France's favorite pumpkin

The Muscade de Provence or Muscat de Provence, is an heirloom "fairy tale" variety pumpkin. Le must for a Velouté de Potiron with its slightly sweet, fine nutty flavor and deep orange flesh.

un potiron: a pumpkin
le must: the have-to-have item
un velouté: a cream soup
muscade: nutmeg

Gardners: Seeds for this pumpkin variety are available in the U.S. from Planet Natural

Photo ©2011 P.B. Lecron

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