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Gourds

Harvested , I'm not sure yet how I'm going to use them ...



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Are they purely ornamental or do they have other uses?

20 Oct, 2014

 

We have a flower arrangement using gourds. I will put it on site when we do it.

20 Oct, 2014

 

These are cute

20 Oct, 2014

amy
Amy
 

You can roast them Chris I've been Googling recipes , you cut them in half scoop out the seeds drizzle with oil salt pepper bake for 40 mins , I suppose you can put a filling in if you want to ..... We will look forward to seeing your arrangement Linda , thanks Klahanie ....

20 Oct, 2014

 

A nice harvest,Amy..I wouldn't have a clue how to cook them either..Let us know what they taste like ...bumps an all ! or do you discard the outer skin?

20 Oct, 2014

 

I guess they will have a similar flavour to pumpkins so please tell us what they are really like.

20 Oct, 2014

amy
Amy
 

According to the recipes I Googled Sandra / Chris the skins are difficult to remove so are best left on I will let you know what they are like once I tackle / cook them ...

20 Oct, 2014

 

you could dry some, then cut the tops off and use them for ornaments - woender if they'd make good organic flowerpots for small plants?

21 Oct, 2014

 

Great crop Amy; I have never grown them, but I have had a good crop of butternut this year. I have made soup with them, and also roasted, and in a curry. If yours
have a similar flesh to butternut, you could try it?

21 Oct, 2014

amy
Amy
 

I shall try that Fran you could serve soup in them for a posh dinner , Thanks David I have grown Turks head but not Butternut I will definitely try some roasted as I love roasted veg and I like the idea of being able to use it in curries as well , tonight I'm going to stuff one with onions peppers etc. and bake it ...

21 Oct, 2014

 

Sounds yummy Amy! My mum used to cook stuffed marrow for me, I was the only one who liked it so no sharing :o)

21 Oct, 2014

 

A good crop there Amy, stuffed would be my choice, you would need at least three each to make a good meal...perfect!!

21 Oct, 2014

 

Wow Amy a real Autumn crop, Im dying to know what they taste like ;0)

21 Oct, 2014

amy
Amy
 

Annella your mum was spoiling you :o) One was plenty cut in half for two of us Angela , Carole We had one stuffed with veg with our dinner this evening it has a delicate taste not unlike a marrow but not as watery as marrow much more solid the flesh is the colour of swede you need the filling to give it more taste , it was very nice .. look at my next photo ..

21 Oct, 2014

 

They are obviously larger than they look in the photograph...lol

21 Oct, 2014

 

Wow. Soups.....or pumpkins baked with potatoes....

22 Oct, 2014

 

or, if you've young kids around, drill a hole, put some pebbles in, seal the hole and they've got musical instruments to play with!

22 Oct, 2014

amy
Amy
 

I might try the soup Kat ! Fran another good invention that would keep the children happy at play school :o)

23 Oct, 2014



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