Carving a pumpkin for Halloween and making pumpkin pie for a Thanksgiving feast are what many of us consider to be the two most popular uses for pumpkin, but they certainly aren't the only ways to use this versatile vegetable.
A variety of Asian squash that is popular in China and Japan, as well as many other countries. It is typically a larger variety squash that has a waxy dark green speckled skin that contains tiny prickly hairs.
A soup that is most often associated with the central and southern regions of Thailand. Made from the milk of coconuts, this soup may contain meat such as chicken or shellfish or as a subsitute, tofu may be added.