Meet the Rouge Vif d’Etampes pumpkin, affectionately known as the ‘Cinderella’ pumpkin, and it’s not just because they’re enchanting! This pumpkin was the actual inspiration for Cinderella’s carriage in the Disney cartoon. These French heirlooms have been gracing tables since the 1800s, boasting a fairytale-worthy, deep red-orange hue that’s as delightful on your porch as it is on your plate. Originally hailing from the charming town of Étampes near Paris, these pumpkins aren’t your garden-variety gourd; they’re a culinary passport to a world of rich, sweet flavors and sumptuous soups worthy of any gastronome’s dream.
Bite into the history with each slice of this velvety pumpkin. Its dense, vibrant flesh is perfect for a creamy pumpkin risotto or a rustic tart that’ll whisk your taste buds off to the French countryside. And let’s talk about pie—oh là là! The Rouge Vif d’Etampes brings a smooth texture and a taste that’s a notch above the rest to your classic pumpkin pie recipe. From savory roasts to sweet treats, this pumpkin is your go-to for an authentic farm-to-table experience. So why settle for the ordinary when you can have a pumpkin that’s been the talk of the town since Cinderella went to the ball? Add a touch of ‘ooh la la’ to your autumn spread with the Rouge Vif d’Etampes pumpkin, direct from Far Out Farmgirl’s organic, sustainable patch to your festive table!
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