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Celebration / Carnival Squash

Posted on: 19th Sep 2008

gem squash, spaghetti squash, butternut, marrow, zucchini and Buddha hand squash

Celebration / Carnival Squashes are type of acorn shaped winter squashes with sweet flesh and beautiful skin. Their colour can vary from yellow through orange, green and white stripes and patches.

squash types and varieties

They can be eaten raw (I did read it somewhere but not tried myself), cooked, baked, grilled or fried.

acorn shaped winter squash green and yellow

Celebration squashes are long life vegetables and can be stored for up to 6 months.

More squashes:

Gem squashes – how to find them and other useful info from Cook Sister blog

Courgette / Zucchini

Butternut Squash

Spaghetti Squash


Christophene / Buddha Hand Squash

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  1. I love the festive colors of carnival squash. I don’t know about eating it raw though! I love my roasted the best.

  2. I have seen raw food recipes that feature grated squash.

  3. 6 month, eh? that’s great and works well in my kitchen as much i let food just it on my counter.. glad to hear ur doing well. i got ur message on FB.. let’s catch up this week! :)

  4. Beautiful pictures! How amazing that these seem so similar to normal pumpkins but can last for six months. I’m still trying to get my head round which varieties of squash/pumpkin roast well and which are more on the watery side

  5. I love the colours on these – so cheerful!

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