PUMPKIN CURRY AND THE CATACOMBS

In response to a request, here is my popular post on The Catacombs of Paris – plus a nice little curry for these cold winter days…..

A Taste of two Cities

Chick pea curry Perfect Halloween supper!

Halloween is approaching and soon we are going to be flooded with recipes for pumpkin soup and pumpkin pie, so I thought that I would get in early with a pumpkin curry – well actually it is ‘Butternut squash and chickpea curry’, but a pumpkin would do just as well.

Halloween conjures up images of witches and ghouls, (though in France ‘Toussaint’s’ is a little different and I will talk about this closer to the time) so what better place to go ghost hunting than in the Paris Catacombs………….

The Catacombs, or to give them their official name ‘The Municipal Ossuary’ date back to the end of the 18th century, when the ‘Cemetery of the Innocents’ near the present day ‘Les Halles’, became overcrowded (not surprising as it had been in existence for around 1,000 years!) and a health hazard.
All burials…

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One thought on “PUMPKIN CURRY AND THE CATACOMBS

  1. Osyth says:

    Well how much do I love to see you blogging again … I love pumpkin and squash and had the pleasure of living in the village that claims ownership of the Butternut Squash last year but in frankness The French are the maestros when it comes to cooking Pumpkin. xx

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