Sunday cooking: 5 new recipes from Stuff Cooks

Liven up pumpkin soup with extra texture and flavor from chickpeas and crumbled feta.  Delicious !

Nicolas Galloway

Liven up pumpkin soup with extra texture and flavor from chickpeas and crumbled feta. Delicious !

Seasonal pumpkin treats, plus pho, pilaf and congee plus your new favorite baked good – “brookies” – from Stuff cooks Sam Mannering, Nicola Galloway and Erin Clarkson of Cloudy Kitchen.

1. Nicola Galloway’s Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Sizzled Chickpeas

Soup isn’t boring when you top it off with a garnish of crispy, spicy chickpeas.

Roasted pumpkin adds flavor. Yes, it’s an extra step, but you can plan ahead by roasting the pumpkin pieces while the oven is on for dinner the night before or while baking bread.

Find the full recipe HERE.

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* Nadia Lim’s tips (and recipe) for what to do with all that pumpkin this winter
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2. Nicola Galloway’s Spicy Pumpkin and Chickpea Pilaf

Choose a pumpkin with dense flesh like a gray-skinned crown or a dark green-skinned buttercup squash.

Nicolas Galloway

Choose a pumpkin with dense flesh like a gray-skinned crown or a dark green-skinned buttercup squash.

This one skillet warming dish celebrates seasonal pumpkin, at its peak from July to August.

Get the recipe HERE.

3. Sam Mannering’s Vietnamese Chicken Pho

Hearty yet delicate - a bowl of steaming pho is as comforting as it gets in winter.

Sam Manning

Hearty yet delicate – a bowl of steaming pho is as comforting as it gets in winter.

Pho is the national dish of Vietnam. It is thought to have developed around the beginning of the 20th century. There are two varieties of heroes, pho bo, or beef pho, and pho ga, which is the equivalent of chicken.

Get the recipe HERE.

4. Sam Mannering’s Comforting Brown Rice Congee

Top this tasty rice porridge with chili oil, fresh herbs and an egg (or a century egg if you can get your hands on it!)

Sam Manning

Top this tasty rice porridge with chili oil, fresh herbs and an egg (or a century egg if you can get your hands on it!)

This recipe is like a hug in a bowl.

There’s really nothing to do – you just boil rice until it breaks down. The only thing to keep in mind is that your stock has to be good.

Get the recipe HERE.

5. Cloudy Kitchen Chocolate Fudge “Brookies” Recipe

Half fudge brownie and half chocolate chip cookie, it's heaven.

Erin Clarkson

Half fudge brownie and half chocolate chip cookie, it’s heaven.

If brown butter chocolate chip cookies and super gooey brownies had a love child…

These “brookies”, aka brownies and cookies, are the combination of two things: brown butter chocolate chip cookies and super fudgy brownies.

Get the recipe HERE.