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No pumpkin wasted with this delicious recipe using innovative cooking tool




Don't throw away your pumpkin this Halloween! Join our fight against food waste with MySpike's

Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Spaghetti


Did you know that 24 million pumpkins end up in the bin in the UK every year after Halloween celebrations?

Recentresearchsuggests thatone in seven people don't regard pumpkins as food, although the entire pumpkin plant is actually edible!

Join us in our fight against food waste with this super easy creamy roasted pumpkin pasta recipe - a clever way to reuse your leftover pumpkin flesh from pumpkin carving activities at Halloween.



This wholesome and comforting vegetarian pasta recipe has a slight spicy kick and can be put together for an easy weeknight dinner in less than 45mins.

To make this dish vegan. the heavy cream can be substituted for coconut cream or oat-based cream, and the soft cheese can be subbed for plant-based cheese.

This wholesome recipe created by Veebha Parmar her innovative award winning vertical cooking tool MySpike, which is beautifully crafted out of lightweight aluminium.

The tool is the UK's first purpose made vertical oven spike for use at home in the oven or on the barbeque. MySpike allows for maximum air circulation, resulting in mouth-watering, perfectly cooked vegetables and meats.

MySpike RRP £31.99



View the whole pictoral cooking process here:



1 pumpkin

1 portion of Spaghetti (one portion is the size of a ten pence piece)

1 medium size onions

3 cloves garlic ½ sliced and ½ crushed 

1 large courgette

1 cup of baby button mushrooms

A handful of Basil

4 tablespoons of fresh cream

1 tablespoon mySpike Piri Seasoning

2 Teaspoons salt (or add to taste)

1 Tablespoon black pepper

Mixed seasoning


½ tub Soft Cheese


Step 1

Preheat your oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Medium dice your onions, crush and slice your garlic, chop your basil into fine pieces, and cut the courgette into small cubes

Step 3

Cut the pumpkin in half and deseed, add to cooking spike, and place on top of a roasting tin.

Step 4

Clean your mushrooms with a paper towel, add them to the baking tray along with all the other ingredientsadd about 1 pint of water and stir.

Step 5

At this stage everything should be on the tray apart from the spaghetti. Place it in the oven and let the Pumpkin and veg cook. This will also flavour your water.

Step 6

Once the pumpkin has roasted (about 35mins) remove from oven and put on a plate aside


Step 7

Add spaghetti to the water in the tray, making sure it is all submerged. Add more water if needed.


Step 8

Once the spaghetti is feeling al dente, add back in your roasted pumpkin along with ½ tub of soft cheese and give it a good mix


Step 9

Plate and serve straight from the pan. Add parmesan cheese, basil, cream or black pepper to garnish.



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Owner and Founder of MySpike Veebha Parmar can be contacted on 07956174308


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Designed by Veebha Parmar, and launched in 2018, MySpike is vertical cooking designed for use in the oven or on the BBQ. The heat conductive material allows for better air circulation and heat penetration, resulting in perfectly cooked homemade chicken shawarma, kebab, doner, jacket potatoes, roast dinner, and more. 


MySpike also offer a range of unique ready to use seasonings including Shawarma, Piri Piri Crush and Brazilian Churrasco.


The tool was born out of Veebha's nostalgic childhood experience of watching her mother cook Gujrati dishes at home and enjoying shared meals as a family.


The tool's innovative design, which stands perfectly upright inside a traditional household oven, enables you to experience takeaway style cooked meats and vegetables at home. The centrepiece design is loved by celebrities including James Martin, Dipna Anand, Alison Hammond and Lisa Faulkner.