Spicy Pumpkin Soup


  1. Peel the pumpkin and cut into chunks
  2. Heat the extra virgin olive oil in a large pan, add leeks and garlic
  3. Add ginger and cumin. Stir
  4. Add the pumpkin
  5. Seanson with salt and pepper
  6. Bring to the boil and stir until the pumpkin is tender
  7. Process the soup in a blender
  8. Serve the soup in warm individual bowls
  9. Garnish with chives
  • Perfect with  Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Wine


  • 900 gr Pumpkin, peeled and seeds removed
  • 3 tbsp Extra-virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Leeks, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Chives leaves, to garnish