Pumpkin Soup with Cream, Croutons and Gruyère

Preparation info

  • Serves

    Eight to Ten

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Long and Messy Business

A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

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  • 1 fine pumpkin, weighing 2–3 kg (4 lb 8 oz


Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F, Gas Mark 6).

Cut a circle with a 5–7cm (2–2¾in) radius around the stem of the top of the pumpkin. Lift out this ‘lid’ and remove all the seeds from the inside, scraping them out with a spoon. Season the interior with the salt, pepper, ginger an