"Honey-glazed pumpkin with spices"
700g pumpkin flesh, with skin and seeds removed
2-3 tablespoons runny honey
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cayenne
a small bunch f fresh coriander finely chopped
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
an ovenproof baking dish
Preheat the over 180C/gas 4. Put the pumpkin in a steamer and cook for about 10 minutes, until the flesh is tender but still firm. Tip the steamed flesh into an ovenproof dish.
Melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in the honey. Add the cinnamon sticks, cloves, ground ginger and cayenne and season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour the mixture over the pumpkin then bake in the preheated over for 15-20 minutes.
Tip the glazed pumpkin onto a serving plate, remove the cinnamon and cloves, then sprinkle with the coriander. Serve warm as a side dis to roasted and grilled chicken or meat.
recipe from "Flavours of Morocco by Ghillie Basan"
top picture from kwickEcards