A delightful and wholesome Mediterranean pate of yellow pumpkin expertly blended with Italian leeks and chickpeas. It derives from an old Tuscan recipe and the rich nutty flavour of the chickpeas combines perfectly with the smooth sweetness of yellow pumpkins.
As with all Caccia e Corte products, only the finest quality ingredients are used including extra virgin olive oil and Tuscan white wine (to offer flavour, no alcohol).
It is delicious and healthy too! Rich in protein, fibre and minerals. Kids love the sweet nutty flavour, so a nice way to get them eating something healthy.
This pumpkin pate is highly versatile and so easy to use. Perfect for a vegetarian snack or as a charming addition to a platter of starters. See some suggestions below.
|HOW TO USE – SUGGESTIONS
This sweet pumpkin and chickpea pate is classically used as a starter spread. Just serve on toast, crusty bread, ciabatta or pita.
It also makes superb canapees.
Use it as a dip for raw veg. (You can extend it a little by adding a drizzle of good olive oil.)
Try this pumkin pate as a base on sandwiches. It pairs magnificently with all kinds of toppings. Try it with aged cheeses, green salad and roast meats).
Can also be used as a lovely side complement to roasts and fish dishes.
Its sweet smooth flavours make it a perfect partner for all kinds of vegetarian starters and main courses.
This pumpkin pate works perfectly as a side dressing (with pita) for vegetarian curries. It can even be added directly into the curry sauce for an extra flavour boost.