halloween food ideas

Halloween Food Ideas

Trick or treat? It's Halloween time not only for kids but also - why not - for food lovers. Besides the typical desserts and sweets to be offered to masquerade children knockin' at the door, this can also be the occasion to enjoy tasteful dishes made with the finest seasonal ingredients like pumpkin. Here below you can find Fine Dining Lovers' choice of Halloween tips, decorations and D12recipes both kids and adults will love, such as the scariest decorated cookies you've ever seen (and eaten!) to caramel desserts and drink pairings, with a special mention to gluten free options. 


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This delicately flavoured, comforting soup makes a light and healthy lunchtime solution. Here’s the recipe for pumpkin velouté soup with apple and curry.
illustration of a ghost with a chef hat, surrounded by bats
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Oíche Samhana, the ancient Celtic festival behind Halloween
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