It can be quite difficult to get the cooking of squashes right, especially if you're not used to this product!
Here are some general tips for you to start with:
An easy way to remove the seeds is to use a grapefruit spoon, it will save you much time and effort!
Be careful when you cut the squash, it can be very hard. Use a sharp knife and make sure the squash is stable when you cut it.
For a zero-waste recipe, keep the seeds and roast them with olive oil in the oven for about 20 minutes at 200C, until crisp, season with salt and pepper (you can also add spices) and add them to a salad, a soup or use them as a snack! All squash seeds are edible and have good nutritional values.
Most of the squashes can be eaten various ways: roasted, stuffed, as a soup or a mash, in a stew or a curry, in a pasta dish and even over a pizza. Here are some tips on how to cook them according to their variety.