Frankly I’m a little embarrassed.
I totally and utterly fucked up my first butternut pumpkin dish.
I decided to do roasted and stuffed pumpkin – thanks Renee! – because I thought I was a good way to showcase the pumpkin, which was after all the star of the dish. (Sorry I’ve been watching waaaay too much Masterchef).
I was really pleased with the rice, mushroom and leek stuffing, but totally failed to cook the pumpkin all the way through. So Reece and I ended up eating gorgeous rice stuffing with a tiny bit of cooked pumpkin and mostly raw pumpkin pushed to the sides of our plates.
It all started so well…