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  • Recipe for Alexandrine Squash

    A favourite to accompany nearly any meal

    • 1 gourd, courgette or pumpkin
    • water

    For the sauce:

    • Ground pepper
    • Cumin
    • Coriander
    • Mint
    • Ginger
    • Cider vinegar
    • Dates, finely chopped
    • Almonds, finely chopped
    • Honey
    • Boiled white wine
    • Vegetable stock
    • Olive oil or butter
    • Cut gourd, courgette or pumpkin in piece
    • Steam in water till cooked.
    • Press the water out of the cooked flesh and put into a cooking pot.
    • For the sauce, grind pepper, cumin coriander, mint and ginger.
    • Add the vinegar, dates and almonds, honey, boiled wine, stock and olive oil or butter.
    • Pour this sauce over the squash, bring to a gentle boil and simmer briefly to blend flavors.
    • Sprinkle with pepper and serve.
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