Our Michelin Chefs Cook series puts the spotlight on ingredients handled by expert hands, highlighting the beauty of simple seasonal ingredients and pantry basics and exploring their full potential from the simple to the sophisticated.
With October here and Halloween fast approaching, it's the perfect time to look at one of the season’s best ingredients: pumpkin.
Pumpkin is a versatile ingredient that can take on a number of different flavour profiles depending on how you cook it. So, with this in mind, here are six videos of Michelin chefs cooking with pumpkin.
Delicious Pumpkin Recipes from Michelin Chefs
1. Gordon Ramsay: Pumpkin Risotto
First up is Gordon Ramsay as he sets about teaching his kitchen crew how to cook a pumpkin risotto. A hearty pumpkin recipe that’s sure to warm you up on those colder nights.
2. Sat Bains: Pork, Pumpkin, Chorizo
Next up is the UK based Michelin starred chef Sat Bains as he prepares his dish of pork, pumpkin and chorizo - a spicy combination that uses the sweet kick of pumpkin balanced with the kick of chorizo.
3. Jennie Boer: Langoustine, Pumpkin with Cucumber Juice
Three Michelin starred Dutch chef Jonnie Boer cooks a recipe of langoustine & pumpkin with distilled cucumber juice.
4. Pascal Barbot: Butternut Squash Ravioli with Creamy Lobster Bisque
Watch French chef Pascal Barbot of two Michelin star L'Astrance in Paris, as he creates his dish of butternut squash ravioli with creamy lobster bisque - the butternut squash can easily be switched for pumpkin in this recipe.
5. Heston Blumenthal: Cinderella-Inspired Pumpkin Starter
Here’s Heston Blumenthal in full on creative mode as he produces a Cinderalla inspired pumpkin starter for one his fairytale feasts.
6. Anthony Bourdain: Traditional Pumpkin Dish at Daniel Boulud’s Home