Roast butternut with poached eggs & chilli butter


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Fusion: A Culinary Journey


By Peter Gordon

Published 2010

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This dish is a bit of a hybrid really, the combination of a brunch dish at The Providores that we call Turkish eggs, and spicy roast butternut squash, or pumpkin, that I had left in my fridge. Turkish eggs have been a huge hit at the restaurant, and I first came across them in 1999 when I went to Istanbul for the first time. There they are called Qilbir and are often referred to as prostitute’s eggs. Much like the more famous sugo alia puttanesca (prostitute’s sauce) from Ital