Preparing the Pumpkin
Spread newspaper over your work surface. Start by removing the stem with a sharp knife. You could to roast the pumpkin seeds, so smash the pumpkin against a hard surface to break it open. Remove the stem and scoop out the seeds and scrape away all of the stringy mass. A messy job, but it will pay off.
600 g (1 lb 4 oz) pumpkin.
1 tbsp butter.
1/2 cup cream.
50 g (2 oz) dried and finely ground bread-crumbs.
2 eggs hard boiled.
1 tbsp sugar.
1 tbsp almonds ground.
1. Boil pumpkin in salted water, drain, cut it in strips. Put them in a stew-pan, sprinkle with dried and finely ground bread-crumbs.
2. Chop eggs finely. Cover the top with chopped eggs and pour over cream.
3. Bake in the oven for a half an hour.
Before serving sprinkle with sugar and ground almonds.