Let’s talk about such an amazing vegetable as a pumpkin. It’s known all over the world as a very bright orange gourd easy in growing and cooking, nice and tasty. The traditional Ukrainian cuisine Etnocook recommends it as a unique low calory meal and a cosy autumn decoration.
Ukrainians have used pumpkins for centuries. Actually, not only for cooking delicious dishes, but they were very symbolic. For example, there was an old tradition, that when a girl didn’t want the matchmaking she gave a boy pumpkin to show that she refused a purpose of marriage. So till our days have come proverbs and quotes that warns not to receive a pumpkin.
By the way, pumpkins are very delicious. They are eaten in soups, bread, pies, roasted, in beverages, and as a dessert. Ukrainian traditional first-course soup Pumpkin Yushka is yummy and you have to try it at least once.
I want to underline, that this vegetable is right what you are looking for the weight loss and healthy nutrition at the same time. As 100g of pumpkin provides only 26 kCal. Besides, it is rich in vitamin A, and vitamin C.
And when you have an opportunity, try the original traditional recipe of Pumpkin Yushka (soup) by Etnocook. It’s easy to cook and the ingredients can be found practically everywhere in the world.