Originally Posted by spaced
What type of pumpkin did you guys use?
And in the US what pumpkin do they use for pumpkin puree?
Well, we just call em pumpkins here!
I used Cucurbita Pepo, also known as jack-o-lantern pumpkins or Connecticut field pumpkins, Howden pumpkins, and Howden Biggie pumpkins.
Common canned varieties are Cucurbita Moschata.
Basically, get the big, orange ones.