Baked pumpkin with porcini mushrooms and bacon

Bacon, garlic, and sweet spices! Yes, please!

Give this dish a kick of probiotics by using fermented garlic and fermented mushrooms after the dish is cooked!

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Pumpkins are so versatile. The things you can do with pumpkins are endless. If you’ve never cooked one before, you’re in for a real treat.


– 1 pumpkin

– 5 cloves garlic, peeled and cut in small pieces

– olive oil

– 1 red onion peeled and chopped

– salt

– pepper

– 1 tablespoon turmeric

– 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

– 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

– 200 g bacon cut in small pieces

– 200 g porcini mushrooms


Preheat the oven to 450ºF. Cut the lid off the pumpkin and reserve it. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon and keep them to one side.

Heat a frying pan over a medium heat. Pour in a splash of olive oil, then add the chopped onion, chopped garlic, bacon and turmeric . Cook gently for 10 minutes until bacon is made. Add the mushrooms, the nutmeg and cinnamon…

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