• Nigel Slater's recipes for baked pumpkin, and orange and poppy seed cakes

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Go for gold this autumn with piquant citrus cakes and succulent baked squash I continue to eat my greens, but what I really want right now is golden food. Deep bowls of chilli-spiked pumpkin soup; lasagne with a shining ochre crust; crisp-crumbed fishcakes or chicken wings, bronzed and burnished, hot from the oven will do. And I'd like a shining pudding, too, please: steamed ginger sponge or Eve's pud; baked apples with honey and dried fruits; or a tray of little cakes spiked with lemon syrup, their surfaces glistening with candied peel.
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