The pumpkin is a vegetable which is low in calories. It is a good sourse of fibre, vitamins, manganese, magnesium and potassiurn. It is ideal for use in cooking, especially in baking, and is becoming more popular every day. Pumpkins retain their properties for a long time and as a result we can enjoy them for a long time too. Their aroma, colour and flavour are full of culinary possibilities.