I have a confession to make. I have never ever eaten or cooked pumpkin before. Ever.
Every autumn almost all stores packed full with pumpkins. Small and large, but always orange in colour would sit on the shelves. And every year I would slowly walk by them, hesitating to buy.
I guess I was just afraid I won’t like how it tastes and not to disappoint myself I never bought one. Or maybe because I have never seen my mother cooking it. Either way, for the past seven years I avoided buying or tasting anything with pumpkin.
But every year seeing more and more scrumptious photos and recipes of pumpkin pies, cookies and soups, I finally decided to buy a pumpkin.
Yes, I bought, cooked and ate it. And let me tell you, my oh my it was delicious! I only have one regret, and that is not buying one earlier!
First thing what I was eager to try were cookies. And you know what? They turned out better than I expected. Actually they were so good I made them twice since then. And I am sure there will be more pumpkin cookies in the future. Just maybe instead of sultanas there will be nuts or maybe chocolate.
Pumpkin and Sultana Cookies