• Time for some Funky Feedback

    Our team here at the Funky Pumpkin, are always striving to be the best we can be. We would love to hear your feedback on our store and on our service. In fact we would love it so much we will put you into the draw to win a $50 Voucher for our wonderful local … Continued

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  • I want to ride my Smoothie Bike

    This week we are putting the Fun back in Funky and have the Turners and Growers Smoothie Bike instore all week! Rach got right into it and even donned the banana costume for its first smoothie! We will have it going at random times over the week and will be making some delicious smoothies thanks … Continued

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  • Working with what you’ve got

    Sometimes I get the feeling that we are loosing the art of making do. That is, making the most out of whats in the fridge or pantry. Let me explain…with so many services out there now that package up your meals into convenient ready to cook packages complete with recipes, we are finding ourselves in … Continued

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  • Bacon and Egg Cups

    Need a quick but nutritious breakfast on the run, or looking for something different to put in the lunchboxes? You can’t go wrong with bacon and eggs right? Here’s how to make these super easy to go snacks. Ingredients 1 x packet of streaky bacon 1 x Dozen Free Range Eggs Salt and Pepper Method … Continued

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  • Kids Corner

    Shopping with Kids is never an easy feat, no matter how hard you try at least one of these things will inevitably happen They will scream They will fight They will ask for stuff you don’t want to buy They will always need to go to the toilet at the most inconvenience time   Here … Continued

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  • Pear Crumble

    We have the most delicious Taylors Gold pears direct form the grower at the moment at an incredible price so why not make the most of them with this warming Pear crumble recipe INGREDIENTS 5 Taylor’s Gold Pears 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 70 g butter … Continued

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  • Show Us Some Love

    We have been entered into the NZ Retail awards this year for the Customer Experience Award and the People’s Choice award. At the Funky Pumpkin, we have a huge focus on customer experience, we know that you guys choose to shop with us over the supermarket and we thank you for your choice. Seriously we … Continued

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  • Kumara, Potato & Leek Gratin

    With the weather getting colder and the price falling on your winter veg its a great opportunity to make some good old fashioned comfort food. What better way to do it than with this super easy recipie for Kumara, Leek and Potato Gratin.  Ingredients 2 Large Potatoes peeled and Thinly Sliced 2 Large Kumara peeled … Continued

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  • Pumpkin and Chicken Curry

    So you have a beautiful pumpkin from your friends at the funky pumpkin, the question is now what to do with it. Here a recipe the boss made earlier in the week using a Butternut pumpkin. Ingredients: 500g Skinless Chicken cut into chunks(breast or thigh) 3 cups Pumpkin peeled and cubed 1 onion peeled and … Continued

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  • Basil Pesto

    Basil pesto makes a perfect salad dressing, dip or pasta sauce and is super easy to make. Basil tends to grow fast at this time of year so making pesto is a great way to use up extra you might have in the garden or get the most out of a super Basil special at … Continued

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