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Pumpkin Emmental Quesadillas

Pumpkin Emmental Quesadillas

I’m not being super original here. There are pumpkin quesadillas all over the internet this year. But god damn it, I can’t let October pass me by without posting a pumpkin recipe and this is all I could come up with. Also, can I just take a moment to express how difficult it is to take a good picture of a quesadilla? Like, it is hard. I was unable to do them justice, really. I wanted to do something at least a little different, so I’ve gone for emmental instead of cheddar. Emmental has a nutty taste that matches pumpkin well and is one of the greatest melters there is. It’s also more of a chewy melt than a stretchy one, which I really enjoy here. It does, of course, lack the sharpness of cheddar, but I’m packing a punch with chilli instead. If you’re nervous of the heat, just get rid of as much of the chilli as you want. I like the three different layers of spice that the roasted, raw and pickled chillis …