Calabaza en Tacha
For the caramel
In a pot add the water, cloves, anise star, cinnamon stick, piloncillo. Bring to a boil, reduce heat; cook until liquid is reduced by half.
Prepare the Pumpkin:
Wash outer skin, cut in 6 to 8 pieces; remove seeds and cut into slices.
Preheat oven to 325 degree
In a roasting pan bake pumpkin with caramel, for approximately 1hr until pumpkin is tender, you will need to baste every 15min.
Serve warm with caramel.
recipe adapted from Chef Johnny Hernandez