Halloween Special: How to Carve a Pumpkin+ Decorations
There are only a few days left till Halloween. Have you already decorated your home? Or have you even started thinking about it? Yes, we know that autumn is busy time- that's why we want to bring some ideas straight to you!
What about halloween pumpkin? Sounds like a good idea! But how to carve a great pumpkin? Tips are form BBC Good Food team.
1. Choose a large pumpkin and use a sharp serrated knife to cut off the crown.
2. Using a large serving spoon, scoop out the seeds and fibres and discard. Then remove some of the flesh.
3. With a marker pen, draw a simple outline of a face on the pumpkin. Use a small serrated knife to cut out the eyes, nose and mouth. Always cut away from you in case the knife slips.
4. Pop a tea light inside the pumpkin, light it and replace the crown.
Check out this video here and make your spookiest pumpkin!
Little about Halloween's history:
Hansen: The practices of Halloween mostly come from Celtic paganism in the British Isles, and their feast of Samhain, the new year. They believed it was the time when ghosts and spirits came out to haunt, and the Celts would appease the spirits by giving them treats. The feast was celebrated in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and parts of Britain.
And now some inspiration for Halloween decorations:
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