Pumpkin Soup

People have loved to cook with pumpkins for millennia. In fact, archeological sites in North America and Central America have unearthed evidence of pumpkin seeds from thousands of years ago. With such a long history of cooking with pumpkins, it’s not surprising that pumpkin soup is a traditional food in important celebrations. For Haitians, a pumpkin-beef soup is the signature dish to celebrate the country’s independence from France,¬†declared on January 1, 1804. It is said that those who held people in slavery were the only ones allowed to eat the soup, and so, after the enslaved people freed themselves after … Continue reading Pumpkin Soup