Woooooo auughhhhh! It’s Halloween week here on the Adeline & Lumiere blog so I’ve been cooking up a spooky storm for y’all!
It was around this time a few years ago that a group of us had trained from Gothenburg in Sweden down to Copenhagen for Sebs birthday. We had read a bit about Copenhagen and the famous Tivoli gardens but hadn’t expected it to be all spruced up Halloween style! Seriously, I had never seen so many pumpkins in all my life! The gardens had been completely transformed & was buzzing with (paranormal) activity. There were cackling witches roaming the grounds, causing havoc as they went, fields full of pumpkins, pumpkin carving (of course!), pumpkin lanterns everywhere and a massive pumpkin castle! Insane! It was such a fantastic experience seeing this on Halloween and quite foreign to us Taswegians who usually don’t celebrate ‘all hallow’s eve’.
All that being said, it’s no wonder Halloween screams ‘pumpkins’ to me, so my recipe choice was pretty easy. Now I know Americans are a huge fan of the sweet pumpkin pie but it has never sat well with me. It just doesn’t seem right to make a sweet pumpkin pie as Mum always made a savoury version. Therefore, in her honour I’ve made my own version of a Savoury Pumpkin Pie, based on the Gourmet Traveller recipe.
Based on the Gourmet Traveller recipe
125g unsalted butter, chilled, finely chopped
1 egg, chilled and whisked