Video Cooking School: Peeling Pumpkin |

Peeling and cutting the pumpkin is very easy – with the tips of the professional chefs in the BRIGITTE kitchen. We'll show you step by step in the video.

Peel the pumpkin: Here's how

To cut through the tough skin of a pumpkin, you'll need a large, sharp knife. It is best to first halve the pumpkin or cut off the stalk so that it stands firm. Then you can little by little Cut wedges from the pumpkin and remove the fibers and cores with a spoon. Then peel the pumpkin with a peeler.

For baking you cut the peeled pumpkin into wedges, for soups, stews and raw food dishes in thin sticks. Some varieties, such as the Hokkaido pumpkin, you don't have to peel: The peel is edible.

Delicious recipes with pumpkin include pumpkin pie, pumpkin compote, oven pumpkin and pumpkin puree.

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