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Pumpkin seed oil is mainly used as a salad dressing, but can be used with vegetable and pasta dishes, meat and desserts. Because of its colour, it can also be used to decorate a number of dishes since it creates interesting visual effects.

Tradition and little secrets of pumpkin seeds

The processing of pumpkin seeds into pumpkin seed and salad oil follows an old, tried and tested recipe and our ancestors' dietary habits.

Benefits of pumpkin seed oil


Pumpkin seed oil mousse

Ingredients:

- 400g white chocolate
- 90g sugar
- 30g butter
- 8 eggs
- 8 teaspoons coffee
- 100ml warm milk
- 0.5l double cream, whipped
- 8 gelatine leaves
- vanilla pod, cut finely
- pumpkin seed oil

Whip eggs, sugar, rum and vanilla until foamy. Add warm milk and whisk over simmering water, until the mixture thickens. Add washed (in cold water) and drained gelatine leaves to the mixture. Allow the mixture to cool.

Melt the chocolate over simmering water. When cool, add butter, coffee, and pumpkin seed oil to taste. Stir the two mixtures together and add whipped cream.

Enjoy !


Vanilla ice cream with pumpkin oil

Ingredients:

- pumpkin oil
- pumpkin seed
- vanilla ice cream

Cucurbits fry in a pan until it swells and than add pumpkin seed oil and let the oil heat up. This content pour on quality vanilla ice cream.

Enjoy !


Bean salad with pumpkin seed oil

Serves 4:

- approximately 1kg red or brown cooked beans
- 1 red onion
- 130ml pumpkin seed oil
- 70ml balsamic vinegar or wine vinegar
- salt, pepper to taste

Drain cooked beans, add thinly sliced onion and dress with pumpkin seed oil, salt and pepper, and the preferred choice of vinegar.

Enjoy your salad!


Potato salad with pumpkin seed oil

Serves 6:

- 1.5kg potatoes
- 1 red onion
- 150ml pumpkin seed oil
- vinegar, salt, pepper to taste

Cook the potatoes in salted water, peel them and slice thick enough so that the slices do not break.

Add thinly sliced onion, mix in vinegar, salt and pepper, and give it a stir but be careful not to break potato slices. Can be served chilled.

Enjoy your salad!


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