Pumpkins are synonymous with fall, both in terms of autumn decorating and as a main ingredient in a number of dishes and seasonal desserts. In Mexico, the most popular dish that incorporates pumpkin is a traditional dulce known as calabaza en tacha: soft pieces of pumpkin coated in a kind of brown sugar and cinnamon syrup. Traditionally, candied pumpkin is prepared in large quantities in clay pots for special occasions such as the posadas navideñas and for the celebration of the Día de los Muertos. With this super easy recipe you can now prepare calabaza en tacha at home so your entire family can enjoy this delicacy of Mexican cuisine.
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