Organic Butternut squash
Curvaceous butternut, the most popular variety of squash, with a clean, creamy flavour.
Curvaceous butternut, the most popular variety of squash, with a clean, creamy taste. It's easy to tackle in the kitchen: thin-skinned and pretty quick to prepare, a good veg peeler will do the trick. Squash doubles up as a decoration as you store it, looking full of promise on a kitchen shelf.
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A tray of slow-roasted squash is one of the most versatile bases out there for a hearty meal
How to prepare
Roasting squash gives a dish of glorious colours and deep, sweet flavours. Good as a starter, drizzled with yogurt and chilli oil; as a side, mashed with nutmeg, salt and butter; or stirred into risotto just before the rice is cooked.
Alternatively, squash is an excellent candidate for being stuffed and baked whole, or simmered in hearty stews, curries and soups.
Keep squash warm and dry. Enjoy their decorative qualities by storing them on a kitchen shelf. They should last several months. Once cut, keep them in the fridge and use within a week.
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