Halloween is over, but the pumpkins are still haunting us

Halloween is an important festival for the American culture, but the reality is that, South Africans are increasingly keen on Halloween. All the food markets last week had all the orange pumpkin giants that were suitable for carving. The lifestyle sections of magazine and newspapers were full on how you can make jack o'lanterns.

In England they did a survey that shows that eight million pumpkins were thrown away in the week after Halloween. Pumpkins are not just for Halloween, you can eat them.

Anna Trapido - Author of Eat-Ting

South Africans have a habit of not eating pumpkins. We have a responsibility not to discard it after the temporary thrill of making a jack-o-lantern is over. . There are a lot of recipes that you can go for to make the most delicious pumpkin dish.

Anna Trapido - Author of Eat-Ting

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